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We define an artisan perfume house as a perfumer-led business, where the perfumer creates the scents him or herself in hand-made batches, and oversees all aspects of production and marketing.


Calling All Angels, by April Aromatics (Germany) – Learn More
John Frum by Aether Arts (USA) – Learn More


Blackbird by Olympic Orchids (USA)
Golden Hour by Artemisia Natural Perfumes (USA)
Lampblack by Bruno Fazzolari (USA)
Magnolia Esxentialis by Cristiano Canali (Italy)
Mosaic by Imaginary Authors (USA)
Owl by Sweet Anthem Perfumes (USA)
Sensei by Piotr Czarnecki (Poland)
Vesper by Mik Moi (USA)


We define an Independent Perfume House as an organization where the company oversees branding, production and bottling of the scent. The Independent Perfume House will be privately-owned (not owned by another larger public corporation), and operated with the owner’s direct oversight.


Ashoka by Neela Vermeire Creations with Bertrand Duchaufour (France) – Learn More
König by Yosh with Olivia Jan, Robertet – Learn More

Blood Sweat Tears by Atelier De Geste (USA)
Christopher Street by Charenton Macerations with Ralf Schwieger, Mane (USA)
Feu Follet by Friede Modin (UK)
FR!01/02 by Fragrance Republ!c with Julie Massé (USA)
Jardin Mystique by Friede Modin (UK)
Only For Her by Hayari Parfums with Sidonie Lancesseur, Robertet (France)
Sahraa Oud by Fragrance DuBois (France)
One finalist disqualified

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