The American Society of Perfumers announced their Perfumers Choice Awards on November 9. Among the winners: Giorgio Beverly Hills (Women's Classic), Davidoff Cool Water (Men's Classic), Bvlgari Omnia (Women's Contemporary), and Burberry Brit (Men's Contemporary). Chanel no. 5 joined the ASP Hall of Fame. (via Perfumer & Flavorist)
Dutch designers Viktor & Rolf, asked in Observer Magazine whether the launch of Flowerbomb perfume represents "selling out on a grand scale", answer: no.
Only vaguely perfume-related, but the Baltimore Sun has an interesting article on how falling vanilla prices have affected growers in Madagascar (link no longer working, sorry!).
Newsweek Magazine has yet another run-down on this fall's celebrity fragrances (link no longer working, sorry!). Sarah Jessica Parker's Lovely comes out on top; Spirit by Antonio Banderas "didn't smell as good as Antonio looks." I could have guessed that.