2020 Awards

2020 Fragrance of the Year – Men’s – Luxury

Fragrance of the Year nominees are evaluated based on fragrance, packaging and marketing strategy.

Eligibility: All fragrances launched and sold in the United States between January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Luxury Price Point: Suggested retail price $140 and above for 3.4 oz/100 ml

Member entry fee: $700

Non-member entry fee: $2500

Companies will be invoiced for their submissions.

All entries become the property of The Fragrance Foundation. All nominations are final.

Deadline: Entries must be received by FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2020.

The finalists for this category will be announced April 3, 2020.

This award will be given at The Fragrance Foundation Awards on June 4, 2020


  • ex. Donna Karan Cashmere Mist (as it should appear on the online voting ballot)
  • ex. The Estée Lauder Companies (as it should appear on the online voting ballot)
  • (50 words/250 characters)
  • (if different)
  • High res .eps or .jpg/.jpeg file - (4” x 6” @300 dpi)
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, eps.
    Maximum file size: 7mb; Minimum file size: 1200 Pixels wide and up to 1000 pixels tall
  • Five (5) Full Size bottles or closest pre-pack to a minimum of five in the secondary box (3.4oz / 100ml) of fragrance.

    All shipments need to be received between the hours of 9:00am to 6:00pm.

    Due Date: Simultaneous with electronic nomination

    Please send to: Christina Iwasko
    The Fragrance Foundation
    60 East 56th Street, 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10022

    The Awards Luncheon - If you are selected as a Top 10 Finalist

    400 Purse Spray / Roller Balls for Attendee Gift Bags

    Due Date: March 20, 2019
    Please send to: Christina Iwasko
    The Fragrance Foundation
    60 East 56th Street, 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10022

    Awards - If Your Product is elected as a top 5 Finalist
    A quantity of 600 full size products (3.4 oz) for distribution in the Award Gift Bag. (Please Note: A mixture of product will be placed in the evening’s gift bags and your product will not be placed in every bag.)

    Due Date: May 22, 2020
    Please send to: Christina Iwasko
    The Fragrance Foundation
    60 East 56th Street, 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10022

  • Please contact Christina Iwasko at [email protected], 212.725.2755 ext. 1004 with any questions.