Winners of the German Perfume Award DUFTSTARS
At the beginning of May, the Fragrance Foundation Germany awarded the German Perfume Award DUFTSTARS for the 27th time. At the Rheinterrasse in Düsseldorf, the creations of Chanel, Hermès and Bvlgari, among others, were honoured. The winners were selected in advance by a jury made up of almost 250 fragrance experts.
Lifestyle, Prestige and Independent Prize
In the Lifestyle category, "Remix Cologne" by 4711 won in the women's section. "Bois de Yuzu" by Karl Lagerfeld won the award for the best men's fragrance. In the Prestige category, two Hermès fragrances triumphed: Terre d'Hermès Eau Intense Vétiver for men and Eau de Citron Noir for women. The prize in the category Artistic Independence Perfume went to Jeux Dangereux by Len.
Unisex, Classic and Audience Award
In the unisex perfume category, Mint & Tonic by Atkinsons and Les Eaux de Chanel by Chanel emerged victoriously. The classics that took home prizes were Égoïste, also from Chanel, and Omnia Crystalline from Bvlgari. The audience award was presented in the Prestige and Lifestyle categories and went to Sunlight by Jil Sander, Sauvage by Dior and Cloud by Ariana Grande.
Personality Award and the Following Days of Fragrance
This year's Personality Award went to the Spanish-Swiss perfumer Alberto Morillas.
Following the event, the Days of Fragrance began for the first time on Königsallee in Düsseldorf with the slogan "La Journée du Parfum". Till the end of the week, brands and perfumers presented numerous product presentations and campaigns.
Source: Fragrance Foundation, photo: Fragrance Foundation