The 2018 Perfumed Plume Awards
The Perfumed Plume Awards celebrated its 2018 winners at a party attended by
fragrance innovators, industry notables, luminaries and influencers from the worlds of
media, fragrance, art and design.
Taking place at The Society of Illustrators in New York, the winners’ prolific skills in
creative fragrance journalism were recognized and rewarded. Each were given a
monetary award as well as a signed copy of Pierre Dinand’s Perfume Legends –
Selection of 30 Drawings which was this year’s recipient of the Fragrance Book Award.
Additionally, each winner was presented with an invitation to create their own scent at
OlfactoryNYC – a downtown retail experience for fragrance personalization.
Westly Morris, Senior Vice president- Fine Fragrance at MANE commented: “It’s
wonderful to see the Perfumed Plume Awards build on their mission to encourage and
promote creative fragrance writing. We are delghted to continue as the Founding
“We are thrilled that Perfumed Plume’s focus on creative fragrance writing has garnered
such a positive and enthusiastic response from the fragrance media community, as well
as well as fragrance enthusiasts and connoisseurs overall. We are committed to
continuing this mission with events and forums dedicated to the art of fragrance writing,”
said Mary Ellen Lapsansky.
Lyn Leigh noted: “It’s all about how these virtuosos of fragrance writing can take the
reader on a journey of discovery into the magic world of perfume. Finalists, winners and
everyone who submitted are truly deserving of recognition and our thanks.”
2018 Perfumed Plume Award Winners
FRAGRANCE BOOK AWARD
Pierre Dinand’s Perfume Legends: Selection of 30 Drawings.
SCIENCE OF SCENT STORIES – MAINSTREAM MEDIA –
CaFleureBon Scent and Healing: The Transformative Power of Perfume
Written by IDA MEISTER
Art Direction by MICHELYN CAMEN
VISUALIZATION OF SCENT STORIES – MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS/ DIGITAL
SCENTURY SUMMER EscENTIALS 2017
PER ZENNSTRÖM (Photography), HELDER SUFFENPLAN (Art Direction)
SCENT STORIES – MAINSTREAM MEDIA – PRINT – MAGAZINES/ NEWSPAPERS
Raquet Magazine Scent, Memory
Written by RACHEL SYME
SCENT STORIES – MAINSTREAM MEDIA – DIGITAL – MAGAZINES, BLOG
Keap Candles Matchbook Blog Fragrance Transparency: The Incredible Artistry Behind
the Creation of a Fragrance
Written by Stephen Tracy and Christophe Laudamiel