Fragrance of the Year — Women's Specialty
Luxe: Balenciaga Paris,
Best Packaging of the Year — Men's Luxe:
Marc Jacobs Bang, Coty
Fragrance of the Year — Women's Broad Appeal:
Pure Orchid by Halle Berry,
"This year's FiFi Awards have once again solidified
Coty's position as a leading global beauty company. It is
truly an honor to see our brands recognized by The Fragrance
Foundation," said Bernd Beetz,
CEO of Coty Inc. "Our success is credited to the passion and
creative spirit of the Coty family and partners. We also
recognize the importance of our celebrity partnerships and
their critical role in the success of the fragrance."
During the awards ceremony, Bernd
Beetz presented Halle Berry
with the Elizabeth Taylor Fragrance Celebrity of the Year
Award, which was renamed after the late award-winning
actress, Elizabeth Taylor.
The Fragrance Foundation's Board of Directors selected Ms.
Berry for being a role model to women around the world and
for her successful collection of fragrances.
Coty and Ms. Berry
have premiered several must-have fragrances including
Halle by Halle Berry,
Pure Orchid by Halle Berry
and Reveal by Halle Berry
which just launched in the spring of 2011. Moreover, Pure
Orchid by Halle Berry was
named the 2011 Fragrance of the Year, Women's Broad Appeal.
"We are thrilled for Halle! She is incredibly deserving
of the Elizabeth Taylor Fragrance Celebrity of the Year
Award", said Beetz. "Halle's grace, style and charm attracts
consumers everywhere, but it's her commitment to each of her
fragrances that has been the key driving force behind her
"Halle Berry is an
inspiration and a role model to consumers and celebrities
alike," noted Steve Mormoris,
SVP Global Marketing, Coty Beauty. "Our partnership
with her has been extraordinary, and we look forward to
continuing to create new, exciting fragrances together with
For complete information on Coty's FiFi award winning
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About Coty Inc.
Coty was created in Paris in 1904 by Francois Coty who is
credited with founding the modern fragrance industry.
Today, Coty Inc. is a recognized leader in global beauty
with annual net sales of nearly $4 billion. Driven by an
entrepreneurial spirit, passion, innovation and creativity,
Coty Inc. has developed an unrivaled portfolio of notable
brands and delivers its innovative products to consumers in
90 markets worldwide.
The Coty Prestige brand portfolio is
distributed in prestige and ultra-prestige stores and
includes Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta,
Calvin Klein, Cerruti, Chloe,
Chopard, Davidoff, Jennifer Lopez,
Jil Sander, JOOP!,
Kenneth Cole, L.A.M.B.
fragrance by Gwen Stefani, La
Voce by Renee Fleming,
Marc Jacobs, Nikos,
philosophy, Sarah Jessica Parker,
Vivienne Westwood and
The Coty Beauty brand portfolio is more
widely distributed and includes adidas, ASTOR, Baby Phat,
Celine Dion, Chupa Chups,
David and Victoria Beckham,
Esprit, Exclamation, Faith Hill,
GUESS?, Halle Berry, Jovan,
Kylie Minogue, La Cross, Lady
Gaga, Manhattan, Manhattan
Clearface, Miss Sporty, Nautica, N.Y.C. New York Color,
Nicole by OPI, OPI, Pierre Cardin(1),
Playboy, Rimmel, Sally Hansen,
Stetson, Tim McGraw, TJoy
and Tonino Lamborghini.
Coty and Puig Fashion and Beauty S.L. have a strategic
partnership for the distribution of the perfume lines of
Nina Ricci, Prada, Paco
Rabanne and Shakira in the United
States and Canada.
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