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Twenty-seven crystal FiFi awards were awarded to outstanding fragrances.

On Monday May 21, Golden Globe and Emmy winning actress and comedian Jane Lynch rocked the The


Prada Candy Eau de Parfum Spray - PUIG USA took home the FiFi for Best Packaging of the Year/Luxe Women.

2012 FiFi Fragrance Awards at Alice Tully Hall, New York City where more than 800 guests attended to see who would walk away with the twenty-seven crystal FiFi awards. Prada Candy Eau de Parfum Spray - PUIG USA took home the FiFi for Best Packaging of the Year/Luxe Women, while John Varvatos * USA - Elizabeth Arden won for Best Packaging of the Year/Luxe Men. A full list of winners follows below.
This year, the Foundation welcomed Jane Lynch as host and emcee of the evening’s program along with on-stage celebrity presenters: Carol Alt, Sam Champion, Tyson Chandler, Philippe Cousteau, Mariska Hargitay, Chaka Khan, Josh Groban, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin Navayne, Nicole Richie, Jessica Stam and Martha Stewart.

The evening also included a touching "Legacy of Excellence" tribute to Mrs. Evelyn H. Lauder. Justin Bieber was honored as the 2012 "Elizabeth Taylor Fragrance Celebrity of the Year," which was presented by The Fragrance Foundation's Board of Directors. Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was also inducted into the 2012 Hall of Fame. The FiFi Hall of Fame award is voted on by the Foundation’s Board of Directors and is presented to an individual who has brought extraordinary ingenuity, creativity, dedication and inner resources to bear, not only to their company’s success but to the fragrance industry as a whole.

2012 FiFi WINNERS

Fragrance of the Year

Luxe Women
Tom Ford Violet Blonde - Tom Ford Beauty

Luxe Men
Gucci Guilty Pour Homme - P&G Prestige

Nouveau Niche Women
Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge - Private Blend - Tom Ford Beauty

Nouveau Niche Men
Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge - Private Blend - Tom Ford Beauty

Broad Appeal Women
Heidi Klum Shine - Coty Inc.

Broad Appeal Men
curve appeal for men - Elizabeth Arden

Specialty Brand Women

Anthropologie 1922 Lily Sanguine Eau de Parfum - Inter Parfums USA

Direct To Consumer Men
Comme une Evidence Green - Yves Rocher North America Inc.

"Consumer's Choice" Award
Women

Victoria's Secret Angel - Victoria's Secret Beauty

Men
Bath & Body Works Signature Collection for Men Classic - Bath & Body Works

Best Packaging of the Year
Luxe Women
Prada Candy Eau de Parfum Spray - PUIG USA

Best Packaging of the Year

John Varvatos * USA - Elizabeth Arden won for Best Packaging of the Year/Luxe Men.
Luxe Men

John Varvatos * USA - Elizabeth Arden

Broad Appeal Women
Victoria's Secret Angel - Victoria's Secret Beauty

Broad Appeal Men

curve appeal for men - Elizabeth Arden

Media Campaign of the Year
Women
Coco Mademoiselle – Chanel

Men
Gucci Guilty Pour Homme - P&G Prestige

Bath & Body Line of the Year
Acqua di Gioia - Giorgio Armani Beauty

Interior Scent Collection of the Year
34 boulevard Saint Germain – diptyque

Perfume Extraordinaire of the Year
The Perfume Extraordinaire of the Year award recognizes the “juice” of a fine fragrance, an extraordinary olfactive creation launched within the award year. The award is about craftsmanship and measures the aesthetic beauty of the fragrance identified by its design, signature, creativity and quality. It not only recognizes the fragrance house but also the perfumer(s), who as olfactive visionaries inspire us most when their creations move the market forward.

International Flavors & Fragrances for New York Oud, Bond No. 9 New York

Fragrance Hall of Fame
The Fragrance Hall of Fame Award recognizes a fragrance classic (men’s or women’s) which was fifteen or more years old in 2011.

Women
24 Faubourg – Hermès, Beauté Prestige International

Men
Acqua di Gio, Giorgio Armani Beauty

Certified Fragrance Sales Specialists Award - Top Scorers Fall 2011/Spring 2012

• Martina Jones from Nordstrom, Shoreview, Minnesota
• Diana C. Lopez from Nordstrom, Topanga