Interparfums’ Philippe Benacin and Givaudan’s Calice Becker honored at US Fragrance Foundation Awards

Interparfums Chairman and CEO Philippe Benacin and Givaudan Vice President Perfumer and Director of the Givaudan Perfumery School Calice Becker received awards honoring their work in the fragrance industry at this year’s US Fragrance Foundation Awards, which took place virtually on June 10.

Benacin was this year’s recipient of The Fragrance Foundation’s Hall of Fame award. Benacin launched Interparfums with co-founder Jean Madar in 1982 and was described as being instrumental in shaping the luxury perfume industry.

Interparfums Chairman and CEO Philippe Benacin

Becker was the recipient of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Perfumer award. Becker has created fragrances such as J’adore by Christian Dior, Intoxicated by Kilian, Velvet Orchid by Tom Ford, Dylan Blue by Versace and Tommy Girl by Tommy Hilfiger.

Givaudan Vice President Perfumer and Director of the Givaudan Perfumery School Calice Becker

A total of 22 prizes were awarded:

Fragrance of the Year—Indie
Arquiste Misfit (Huber Parfums)

Fragrance Hall of Fame
Lancôme Trésor (L’Oréal)

Perfume Extraordinaire of the Year
Scents of Wood Plum in Cognac

Fragrance of the Year—Universal Luxury
Tobacco Mandarin (Byredo)

Fragrance of the Year—Universal Prestige
Tom Ford Black Orchid Parfum (Estée Lauder Companies)

Fragrance of the Year—Popular
Ariana Grande R.E.M. (Luxe Brands)

Fragrance of the Year—Women’s Luxury
Gucci The Alchemist’s Garden a Chant for the Nymph (Coty)

Fragrance of the Year—Women’s Prestige
Giorgio Armani My Way (L’Oréal)

Media Campaign of the Year—Women’s
Perfect Marc Jacobs Eau de Parfum (Coty)

Fragrance of the Year—Men’s Luxury
Ermenegildo Zegna Essenze Roman Wood Eau de Parfum (Estée Lauder Companies)

Fragrance of the Year—Men’s Prestige
Dior Homme Eau de Toilette (Parfums Christian Dior)

Media Campaign of the Year—Men’s
Calvin Klein CK Everyone (Coty)

Packaging of the Year—Luxury
Christian Louboutin Loubirouge (Puig)

Packaging of the Year—Prestige/Popular
Perfect Marc Jacobs Eau de Parfum (Coty)

Innovative Fragrance Product of the Year
Diptyque Electric Wall Diffuser Baies (Fragonard)

Fragrance of the Year Candle & Home Holiday
Nest New York Blue Cypress & Snow

Fragrance Editorial of the Year—Print
Town & Country It Smells Good in Here

Fragrance Editorial of the Year—Digital
Town & Country How Signature is Your Signature Scent? Why Now is the Perfect Time to Craft a Custom Perfume

Consumer Choice—Women’s Prestige
Perfect Marc Jacobs Eau de Parfum (Coty)

Consumer Choice—Women’s Popular
Victoria’s Secret Bombshell Passion

Consumer Choice—Men’s
Calvin Klein CK Everyone (Coty)

Consumer Choice—Candle & Home Collection
Slow Burn by Boy Smells x Kacey Musgraves

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