2017 Perfumed Plume Awards™ Open for Submissions
November 1 thru January 31, 2017
New York NY November 1, 2016. Launching its 2nd year, The Perfumed Plume Awards™ for Fragrance Journalism is pleased to announce that submissions will be accepted at www.perfumedplume.com starting November 1 through January 31, 2017. The awards provide a showcase for writers whose 2016 published editorials or books provide a broader awareness and appreciation for fragrance through informative and entertaining “scent-centric” stories. Six winners will be presented with a check for $1,000.00 and a symbolic, elegant Cross pen.
The awards celebration will take place on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Further details to be announced.
“Our first year was such a great success. We are so very proud of the award-worthy submissions received from many high-quality writers. Six amazing, talented, creative journalists/editors/fragrance authorities were recognized and rewarded for their winning perfume stories at the awards party held at the prestigious Rizzoli bookstore this past April” said Mary Ellen Lapsansky, Co-Founder.
“Without a doubt, the Perfume Plume Awards™ can look forward to a bright 2nd year. The awards shine a spotlight on gifted writers whose brilliant story-telling abilities inspire the consumer to a new-found appreciation of fragrance in all its many facets,” comments Westly Morris, Senior Vice President - Fine Fragrance at MANE and founding sponsor.
The Perfumed Plume Awards™ is most grateful to all its generous sponsors and welcomes Beauty Packaging as media sponsor. Jamie Matusow, Editor-in-Chief of Beauty Packaging considers the Perfumed Plume Awards™ a new and innovative approach to entice consumers to the fragrance counter. “Beauty Packaging’s publisher Jay Gorga and I are pleased to support this wonderful initiative,” comments Ms. Matusow.
“We are so excited to go into our second year and look forward to receiving a maximum number of submissions to really fire up the competitive juices now that we have established the Perfumed Plume Awards™ as an iconic symbol of media excellence, viewed as a “must-win” for writers focused on in-depth fragrance story-telling,” commented Lyn Leigh, Co-Founder.
Perfumed Plume Awards™ Categories:
Perfume stories in Mainstream Media-Magazines
Perfume stories in Mainstream Media-Newspapers
Perfume Stories - Digital Media
Visualization of Perfume Stories
“Science of Scent” Stories
About The Perfumed Plume Awards™
The Perfumed Plume Awards™ for Fragrance Journalism, now in its 2nd year, is an independent recognition of creative storytelling that enlightens, engages and educates the consumer on the art and craft of fragrance. Conceived and spearheaded by experienced fragrance industry insiders Mary Ellen Lapsansky and Lyn Leigh and supported by a collaborative and inspiring Consulting Committee, the Perfumed Plume Awards™ specifically targets the many talented writers and visualists who bring to life the craft, the inspiration, the emotion and the sensory journey that is at the heart of fragrance creation, quickly becoming an annual, iconic symbol of media excellence and a new way to create a broader awareness & appreciation for fragrance through high quality, informative, enlightening and of course entertaining storytelling.
Perfumed Plume Awards™ Consulting Committee:
Virginia Bonofiglio - Chairperson, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing,
Fashion Institute of Technology
Sheherazade Chamlou Vice President of Sales & Marketing,
Verescence North America
Henry de Monclin - President, HDM Design
Miranda Gordon - Vice President Marketing & Evaluation-
Fine Fragrance at MANE
Mary Manning - Managing Partner, Silk Route Strategies LLC
Raymond Matts - Chief Executive Officer/Creative Design, Raymond Matts LLC - Perfume Designer
Lyle Saunders - Creative Consultant
Bart Schmidt - Managing Partner, Brands With Purpose