AWARD CRITERIA Fragrance articles must focus on generic information about scent in an original,
creative and unique style that engages and educates the consumer on the art and craft of fragrance. The articles should
give an inside view of the cultural, historic, scientific and personal approaches to fragrance design and what it takes
to create an evocative scent.
The following types of articles will not be accepted:
fragrance launch announcements
Promotional articles on a specific fragrance
ALL articles will be vetted by a small group of fragrance experts composed of members from the Perfumed Plume
Consulting Committee. Vetting will be strictly based on the criteria. The print publications/digital sites must have
been established and active for at least 1 year and published in English. They must have a large following in the US.
Publications may submit 2 articles per award category.
Minimum number of words: 500 (exception — two NEW categories - Short
’n Sweet Perfume Stories & INSTApost)
Timing: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Fragrance Books must have been published in English in 2020
Request for Submissions: Beginning Monday, December 14, 2020
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2021
PERFUMED PLUME AWARDS FOR FRAGRANCE JOURNALISM 2021 AWARD CATEGORIES &
WHO WILL WIN IN 2021? The Perfumed Plume Awards showcases writers whose editorials or books
published during January - December 2020 provided a broader awareness and appreciation for fragrance through informative
and entertaining "scent-centric" stories.
Entry is now open, click on 2021 categories below for
criteria and all other details.
Perfume Stories in Mainstream Media - Print - Magazines & Newspapers
Stories in Mainstream Media - Digital - Magazines, Newspapers, Blog Postings, Webzines
Short 'n Sweet Perfume Stories - Print or Digital
Perfume Stories (will be judged solely on the visuals accompanying the perfume story) - Print & Digital