The winners of the 2020 Perfumed Plume Awards will be announced on Wednesday, July 29 at 2 pm ET -- stay tuned for our coverage.
Co-Founders Mary Ellen Lapsansky and Lyn Leigh are pictured above, with Annette Green, winner of last year's Fragrance Book of the Year Award. (Read about it in the story, Spritzing to Success:’ A Personal History of the Fragrance Industry).
Lapsansky and Leigh -- with Mane Group's Miranda Gordon -- will open the envelopes to reveal this year's winners during a virtual awards celebration on Zoom. Invitations will be sent to fragrance industry executives shortly, to join the Zoom call to raise a virtual toast. (Stay tuned to Beauty Packaging's social media pages for coverage of the virtual event.)
Want to know who is in the running? See the Finalist List on Perfumed Plume's website.
This year's judging panel includes Darryl Do, Perfumer, Delbia Do Fragrances; Pamela Vaile, President, Pamela Vaile LLC; and Sarah Colton, a 2017 Perfumed Plume Award Winner for her Book, Bad Girls Perfume: Tips & Tales.
Colton's win was followed by Pierre Dinand's “Perfume Legends: A Selection of 30 Drawings” book, written in collaboration with Michael Edwards (read about his latest book here), which was the Perfumed Plume's 2018 Fragrance Book of the Year Award winner.
Watch the Interview
Watch "A Conversation with The Perfumed Plume Awards' Co-Founders" below -- and subscribe to the organization's YouTube channel.
The interview took place April 2019, a few days after the awards ceremony - and includes scenes from last year's awards celebration. It was produced, filmed and edited by Sarah Colton and Catherine Villeminot.
Scenes from The Perfumed Plume Awards 2018 Celebration
Perfumed Plume Celebrates Winners at Awards Celebration, 2019