Hermes and Prada Are Big Winners in the Basenotes Fragrance Awards

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Prada's Infusion d'Iris and Terre d'Hermes were the big winners in the consumer-voted 8th Annual Basenotes Fragrance Awards.

Online fragrance magazine, Basenotes.net, have announced the results of their annual consumer led awards. Respected for almost a decade for their insight into the opinion of the scent buying public, the Annual Basenotes Fragrance Awards offer the site's 300,000 monthly visitors a chance to vote for a range of products across eleven categories including both feminine and masculine fragrances.

Big winners this year were Prada Infusion d'Iris and Terre de Hermes who both picked up three Gold Awards each. The feminine and masculine Gold winners are as follows:

Best new fragrance
Prada Infusion d'Iris / Narciso Rodriguez for Him

Best overall fragrance
Guerlain Shalimar / Terre d'Hermes

Best fragrance for day
Prada Infusion d'Iris / Terre d'Hermes

Best fragrance for evening
Tom Ford Black Orchid / Yves Saint Laurent M7

Best fragrance packaging
Thierry Mugler Angel / Sean John Unforgivable

Best designer, mainstream or fine fragrance
Prada Infusion d'Iris / Terre d'Hermes

Best niche, independent, artisan or boutique fragrance
Parfumerie Generale Bois Blond / Creed Green Irish Tweed

Best mass-market, drugstore, budget or direct-sell fragrance
Tabu by Dana / Old Spice by Procter & Gamble

Best celebrity fragrance
M by Mariah Carey / Sean John Unforgivable

Best fragrance house
Guerlain

Best fragrance blog
Now Smell This

Details of Silver and Bronze winners, and more information can be found at http://www.basenotes.net/awards/2008
About Basenotes:
Basenotes.net was launched as an online reference guide to the world of fragrances. The site features a fully searchable database of over 10,000 fragrances with over 30,000 consumer reviews.

The site is regularly updated with industry news, fragrance articles and interviews with members of the fragrance industry. Basenotes also boasts a lively discussion forum, where fragrance aficionados can discuss all aspects of the fragrance world.

Since Basenotes' launch in August 2000, it has grown to become the largest fragrance information resource on the internet, and has been featured in The New York Times, Elle, The Evening Standard, The Times, The Guardian, Men's Health, FHM, MSNBC.com and trade magazines, Perfumer and Flavorist, Beauty Fashion and Cosmetics Magazine. The site also picked up the Best Web Editorial Award at the Canadian Fragrance Awards for the last two years.

About FragranceNet:
FragranceNet.com was created to provide the public with access to the largest inventory of genuine, brand name fragrances, skincare, candles, aromatherapy and more at the lowest possible prices.

Trusted since 1997, FragranceNet.com carries over 10,000 products from the leading designers at discounts up to 70% off department store prices with Free US Shipping on all orders over $60.

All of the products showcased throughout the site are 100% original brand names. FragranceNet.com only carries genuine brand name perfumes and colognes -- absolutely no imitations.

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