2020 Awards

2020 Perfume Extraordinaire of the Year

This award recognizes a fragrance olfactive creation. Nominees are evaluated based on craftsmanship, aesthetic beauty and staying power. All submissions will be evaluated in 1 generic brand-agnostic bottle. All fragrances must be launched and sold in the United States from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

Eligibility: Please note: only companies who employ an in-house perfumer are eligible to nominate a fragrance for this category.

Member entry fee: $700

Non-member entry fee: $2500

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

The following information is for the Fragrance Foundation only and will not be shared with the judging panel.

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

The finalists, including their Fragrance House, Brand and Perfumer for this category will be announced April 3, 2020.

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

The following information is for the Fragrance Foundation only and will not be shared with the judging panel.


  • ex. Donna Karan Cashmere Mist (as it should appear on the online voting ballot)
  • (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) Brand agnostic label-less lab samples 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 ext. 1004 with any questions.