Awards are an important part of American culture. From the Oscars to the Grammys, awards are given in to honor individuals of remarkable achievements. In the realm of perfume, The Fragrance Foundation in the United States has been giving trophies to award winning fragrances since 1987. Fragrance X invites you to visit our curated selection of seven award winning fragrances…outstanding colognes and perfumes to wear and enjoy for years to come.
L’air Du Temps by Nina Ricci was created in 1948 by Francis Fabron, (its iconic flacon has two intertwining doves as the stopper) is a floral and feminine scent. It was the first designer fragrance to be recognized in the Fragrance Hall of Fame. Over 60 years later it still is the House of Ricci’s most popular and beloved perfume
First Van Cleef & Arpels was launched in 1976 and true to its name was the first perfume from this luxury jewelry company and was the first major fragrance created by legendary perfumer Jean Claude Ellena (now the in house perfumer for Hermes). Glamorous and elegant First sparkles like a rare jewel.
Polo by Ralph Lauren was created in 1978 by perfumer Carlos Benaim and was the “patriotic” designer’s ode to all things “preppy”. The cologne took America by storm and is noted for its outstanding longevity and continued popularity.
White Diamonds by Elizabeth Taylor, who was the first celebrity to present her own line of fragrances. This white floral bouquet was launched in 1997 and was created by Carlos Benaim. It has top notes of lily); a heart of rose, narcissus, jasmine, and tuberose; and a base of oakmoss and sandalwood.
Acqua Di Gio by Giorgio Armani was a Men’s Hall of Fame winner. Created in 1996, it is the number one best-selling men’s cologne in America and was the first men’s fragrance created by renowned Italian Designer Giorgio Armani. Its fresh aquatic scent evokes Mediterranean breezes and is perfect for warm weather.
Pop Star Ariana Grande’s Sweet Like Candy was a scent-sation and won a popular women’s fragrance award in 2017. Indulge in this sexy, sparkling fruity floral sugar-frosted fragrance with notes of blackberry and juicy Italian bergamot will make you feel like a Dangerous Woman. The dry down of Crème de cassis, marshmallow, cashmere woods, and sexy vanilla will have you Daydreamin’ until December.
Gucci Bloom composed by the famous perfumer Alberto Morillas, took the award for 2018 Best Women’s Prestige Fragrance. This feminine white floral scent is a centered around tuberose. Exotic Notes of Rangoon Creeper or Chinese Honeysuckle, was used for the first time in any perfume and adds spicy-sweetness. Jasmine buds and musk rounds out a fragrance which creates a blooming garden on your skin even if you live in a big city.