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Event Recap: 2017 Perfumed Plume Awards Reception!

Bottom Left: Fragrances of the World’s Michael Edwards; Perfumed Plume Founder Lyn Leigh; Elle Magazine’s April Long; Perfumed Plume Founder Mary Ellen Lapsansky. Bottom Right: Team Karen

Last night the pouring rain ceased and the clouds parted revealing a splash of sunshine and blue skies just in time for the start of the Second Annual Perfumed Plume Awards. Hosted by Founders Mary Ellen Lapsansky and Lyn Leigh, this gathering of fragrance industry illuminati and scent wordsmiths took place at the elegant and inspiring Society of Illustrators in NYC. We were honored and privileged to be members of the Judging Panel. Here’s a list of the 2017 winners and links to their award-winning entries:

Scent Stories in Mainstream Media – Digital
(Magazines, Blog Postings, Webzines)

Temporary Art Review – Primal Art: Notes on the Medium of Scent by Catherine Haley Epstein

Scent Stories in Mainstream Media – Magazines (print & digital)
ELLE Magazine – Chemical Attraction by April Long

Scent Stories in Mainstream Media – Newspapers (print & digital)
The New York Times – We’re Animals, After All by Rachel Syme

‘Science of Scent’ Stories in Mainstream Media – Magazines/ Newspapers/Digital
Basenotes – Scenting my Mental Illness by Laurin Taylor

Visualization of Scent Stories – Magazines/Newspapers/Digital
SCENTURY – Autumn Escentials 2016, Visual Artist – Roberto Greco

Fragrance Book Award
“Bad Girls Perfume. Tips and Tales” by Sarah Colton. 

Congratulations to all!