7th Annual Basenotes Awards : Winners

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Basenotes has finally announced the winners of the 7th Annual Basenotes Awards. Bois de Jasmin has garnered a Silver Award in Best Perfume Blog category. Congratulations to Robin of Now Smell This for the Gold Award and Marina of Perfume-Smellin’ Things for the Bronze Award. They make the perfume blogging community an excellent place! I am also thrilled that my beloved house of Guerlain has won the Best House award.

The other Gold winners of the Basenotes Awards are:

• Best Fragrance (Women’s): Chanel No 5
• Best Fragrance (Men’s): Chanel Egoiste
• Best New Fragrance (Women’s): Annick Goutal Songes
• Best New Fragrance (Men’s): Terre d’Hermès
• Best for Day Wear (Women’s): Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue
• Best for Day Wear (Men’s): Terre d’Hermès
• Best for Evening Wear (Women’s): Guerlain Shalimar
• Best for Evening Wear (Men’s): YSL M7
• Best Packaging (Women’s): Chinatown by Bond No.9
• Best Packaging (Men’s): Dior Homme
• Best Designer or Fine Fragrance (Women’s): Guerlain Mitsouko
• Best Designer or Fine Fragrance (Men’s): Guerlain Vetiver
• Best Mass Market (Women’s): Tabu by Dana
• Best Mass Market (Men’s): Old Spice
• Best Niche (Women’s): Carnal Flower by Frédéric Malle
• Best Niche (Men’s): Bois de Portugal by Creed
• Best Celebrity Fragrance (Women’s): Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker
• Best Celebrity Fragrance (Men’s): Cumming by Alan Cumming
• Best House: Guerlain

See Basenotes for more information.

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54 Comments

  • violetnoir: Oh wow! Robin won the Gold Award! Many congratulations to her.

    And Guerlain…well, as much as I like to trash talk them, they really are amazing, aren’t they? I can’t wait for the release of their 2007 fragrances.

    Hugs! And V…you are the best, too! February 20, 2007 at 12:26pm Reply

  • violetnoir: Oh, and V, you are not only excellent…you are sneaky, too!

    You won the silver award!

    Big hugs and congratulations to you, too, darling! February 20, 2007 at 12:30pm Reply

  • Madelyn E: Dear Victoria,
    I am so happy for you .. the Silver Medal for Best Fragrance Blog !
    A warm congratulations !!
    You deserve recognition.
    Your beautiful writing has certainly enriched my perspective on lie. love. perfume and food .
    Have a glass of Champagne , or vodka or whatever your favorite cocktail – We’ll all be toasting with you ! February 20, 2007 at 12:46pm Reply

  • Elle: Congrats!!! 🙂 So very well deserved! February 20, 2007 at 12:48pm Reply

  • ~vanilla girl~: congradulations Victoria! your blog has always been my favorite!
    You are a great writer!! 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 1:39pm Reply

  • Robin: Congrats (again) V! Are you going to cook us all a celebratory meal?? February 20, 2007 at 1:40pm Reply

  • Dusan: A well-deserved accolade, my dear Vika!
    Hugs February 20, 2007 at 1:47pm Reply

  • Dusan: Oh, and I’m with Robin on the celebratory banquet! 🙂
    What specialties are you going to cook for us? February 20, 2007 at 1:57pm Reply

  • Dusan: Oh, and I’m with Robin on the celebratory banquet! 🙂
    What specialties are you going to cook for us? February 20, 2007 at 1:57pm Reply

  • Judith: Congratulations! The award is richly deserved! I hope you celebrate with–some perfume (why not)! February 20, 2007 at 2:00pm Reply

  • Dusan: No special requests 🙂 Anything you cook will be a true delight, a veritable feast for all the senses! On the other hand, I would love to contribute with my (version of) Sacher Cake 😉 February 20, 2007 at 2:12pm Reply

  • chayaruchama: Kudos to you, Vika !
    You always share what you know with us all.
    Feel appreciated and esteemed ! February 20, 2007 at 2:39pm Reply

  • chayaruchama: Kudos to you, Vika !
    You always share what you know with us all.
    Feel appreciated and esteemed ! February 20, 2007 at 2:39pm Reply

  • evilpeony: Congratulations, V! February 20, 2007 at 4:10pm Reply

  • tmp00: Congratulations! Very much deserved! February 20, 2007 at 12:03pm Reply

  • minette: Congratulations on your award! You’re one of my top bloggerss, too! February 20, 2007 at 5:04pm Reply

  • minette: Congratulations on your award! You’re one of my top bloggers, too! February 20, 2007 at 5:05pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Tom, thank you and congratulations to you, as part of Fabulous Marina team! 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 12:55pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: R, I agree. Whatever I say about Guerlain and their reformulations, they are still special.

    Robin deserves this award very much! She is amazing and very hardworking. February 20, 2007 at 1:00pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: R, you are very sweet! Thank you very much! February 20, 2007 at 1:12pm Reply

  • Marina: Congratulations, Dear V. You are forever an inspiration! February 20, 2007 at 1:46pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Madelyn, thank you! 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 1:50pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Elle, thank you! Overall, I enjoyed the awards. Many fragrances selected this year reflected my tastes. 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 1:53pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Elle, thank you! Overall, I enjoyed the awards. Many fragrances selected this year reflected my tastes. 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 1:54pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: S, thank you! I appreciate your kind words. February 20, 2007 at 1:58pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: R, congratulations to you too (again)! 🙂 I would indeed, with pleasure. February 20, 2007 at 1:59pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: M, a round of applause for you and Robin! 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 2:02pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Dusan, thank you for your kind words and your constant support! Spasibo! February 20, 2007 at 2:04pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Dusan, will there be special requests? 🙂 If the guests are arriving from far away places, it will be a feast. February 20, 2007 at 2:05pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Judith, thank you very much! I recently got a bottle of Cuir de Russie EDT in the new packaging as well as 31, rue Cambon. That is a great way to celebrate. 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 2:06pm Reply

  • newproducts: A late congratulations to you, V! I love your blog! February 20, 2007 at 7:31pm Reply

  • Marsi: Congrats to my favorite blogger of all time! Somebody needs to get you a book deal. February 20, 2007 at 7:33pm Reply

  • Karthik: Victoria,
    Congratulations on the Silver award. I’m certain a gold awaits not far in the future.
    Regards,
    Karthik. February 20, 2007 at 8:37pm Reply

  • Katie: Cheers, Victoria! It’s a very well-deserved honor 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 3:49pm Reply

  • March: A late congratulations, Victoria — you are the source of inspiration and interesting information, as well as the cause of the occasional unsniffed purchase 😉 February 20, 2007 at 9:12pm Reply

  • k-amber: congratulation on your winning the award. I understand how demanding to maintain great blogs. Simply you are the best!!

    Kaori February 20, 2007 at 8:04pm Reply

  • Anya: The award is extra-special knowing how busy your life has been for the past year – you are doing wonderfully well with juggling it all, V. Congratulations. February 20, 2007 at 9:15pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Dusan, perfect! Sacher torte is among my favourite desserts! February 20, 2007 at 10:37pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Chaya, thank you for your kind words! I feel very loved and appreciated indeed. 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 10:38pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Katie, thank you! February 20, 2007 at 10:39pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Evilpeony, thank you very much! February 20, 2007 at 10:39pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Minette, thank you! I am so glad to hear this. February 20, 2007 at 10:41pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: N, thank you very much! February 20, 2007 at 10:41pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Marsi, everything will come whenever the time is right! 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 10:43pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Kaori, thank you very much. It is a pleasure to have such wonderful readers! February 20, 2007 at 10:45pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Karthik, thank you! 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 10:46pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Karthik, thank you! 🙂 February 20, 2007 at 10:46pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: March, thank you! And you are always a source of delight! February 20, 2007 at 10:47pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Anya, I am trying to! It has definitely been a hectic and busy time. Thank you for your kind words. February 20, 2007 at 10:48pm Reply

  • Ina: You more than deserved it, Vika! Congrats! 😀 February 20, 2007 at 11:43pm Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Inochka, spasibo! 🙂 It means a lot coming from you. February 20, 2007 at 11:49pm Reply

  • Patty: Congrats, V, truly well deserving! I’ve spent many happy hours here reading your reviews over the past couple of years! February 21, 2007 at 12:44am Reply

  • BoisdeJasmin: Patty, thank you! I am so glad to hear this. 🙂 I can only say the same thing. You and March are my constant source of delight. February 21, 2007 at 6:03pm Reply

  • portlandia: Sweet wins for all three bloggers! Cream rises, for sure. I read all of you devotedly, and for good reason. Congratulations! February 22, 2007 at 10:34pm Reply

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