2020 Awards

2020 Indie Fragrance of the Year

This award recognizes a fragrance created by a brand sold by fewer than 100 points of distribution in the United States.

Eligibility: Indie fragrances launched and sold in the United States from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. Entry must be submitted by the brand and not by a fragrance house. Only 1 entry per company is permitted in this category.

Member entry fee: $200

Non-member entry fee: $700

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 24, 2020.

This award will be given at The Awards Luncheon on April 3, 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)
  • (if different)
  • High res .eps or .jpg/.jpeg file - (4” x 6” @300 dpi)
  • Minimum 1200 Pixels wide and up to 1000 pixels tall. Max file size: 50mb
  • 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

  • Please contact Christina Iwasko at [email protected], 212.725.2755 should you have any questions.