FiFi's 2013 Indie Nominees

Posted on January 16, 2013 @ 08:49 am

The Fragrance Foundation has officially announced the 2013 "Indie" Nominees, which is celebrating creativity, artistry, and the entrepreneurial spirit of smaller companies, for the second year. The winner and five finalists will be announced by Elizabeth Musmanno, president of the Fragrance Foundation, at the annual award presentation hosted by Elements Showcase on Monday, January 28th 2013.

“This award celebrates innovation and I find it one of the more exciting areas in the fragrance industry today,” said Musmanno. “The Fragrance Foundation is proud to support the efforts of these innovators.”

Frederick Bouchardy, co-founder of Elements Showcase, added, "The Indie Brands are the driving creative force in the fragrance industry. We applaud their artistry and contribution to our industry.”

”Indie” is defined as an established brand that has been on the market for at least two years, is not distributed or owned by a large company and is sold in 1 to 50 stores in the U.S.

The 2013 Indie Nominees are listed below.

Amber Oud, By Kilian

Boutonniere No. 7, Arquiste Parfumeur

Bowmakers, DS & Durga

Borderie, Hayari - Paris

Calling All Angels, April Aromatics

Cuirelle, Ramon Monegal Perfumes Barcelona

Eau de Flog, Opus Oils

Eau Monumentale. ThirdMan Inc.

Eau La La, Edward Bess

Glam Monster, Donato Style LLC

Hothouse Flower, Ineke LLC

Intimacy Eau De Parfum, JoAnne Bassett

Lady Day, Maria Candida Gentile

No. 30 Eau D'Hiver, Le Cherche Midi

Le Smoking for Denver Art Museum, DSH Perfumes

Lightscape, Ulrich Lang New York

Meadow & Fir, Phoenix Botanicals

Moss Gown, Providence Perfume Co.

Perusa Root, Sebastian Signs

Qajar Rose, Lalun Natuals

Raw Spirit Fire Tree Fragrance Oil, World Senses

Rima XI, Carner Barcelona

Rodin, Rodin Olio Lusso

Speakeasy, P. Frapin & Cie

Strawberry Passion, Skye Botanicals

Terrasse St. Germain, Jul et Mad

Trayee, Neela Vermeire Creation

Treazon, Ayala Moriel Parfums

Wild Roses, Aftelier Perfumes

Woody, Smell Bent