Hearty Congratulations to the five finalists! It's times like these when I almost feel a sense of relief because I'm not faced with the judging panel's difficult task of choosing.
The winner will be announced at the ceremony on Monday night at Elements Showcase. Best of luck to our finalists, and a huge thank you to all of the entrants this year!
THE FRAGRANCE FOUNDATION
ANNOUNCES THE FIVE FINALISTS FOR THE
2013 INDIE AWARDS
New York, NY, January 23, 2013. The Fragrance Foundation is pleased to announce the top five finalists for the 2013 Indie Award (in alphabetical order):
Amber Oud By Kilian, Inc.
CUIRELLE Ramon Monegal Perfumes Barcelona
NO. 30 EAU D’HIVER LE CHERCHE MIDI
Rima XI Carner Barcelona
TERRASSE A ST-GERMAIN JUL ET MAD
The final five represent a community of talented individuals who launched unique and provocative fragrances in 2012. The winner will be announced on January 28th at The Elements Showcase for The Fragrance Foundation Awards by Elizabeth Musmanno, President of The Fragrance Foundation.
“The Fragrance Foundation and our industry are thrilled to support small companies who have been chosen by our industry elite,” said Elizabeth Musmanno, President of The Foundation. “We look forward to honoring our finalists and applauding them for their creative achievements.”
“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 judging panel members were:
President, Austin Advisory Group
Senior Beauty Editor, Allure Magazine
Chairperson, Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing, FIT
The Art of Perfumery
Beauty Director, Elle Magazine
Bruce E. Teitelbaum
President, Ann Gottlieb Associates, Inc.
About The Fragrance Foundation
Dedicated to serving its member companies as a resource for industry expertise, innovation and education, The Fragrance Foundation was founded in 1949 to increase awareness and appreciation of fragrance in all its forms.
The Musmanno Group