On May 17, 2013 was held in Berlin the 21st ceremony of the Duftstars, the name of the FiFi Awards in Germany, which honours the best launches of the year. More than 850 guests from the industry and the media attended this event, one of the most prestigious perfume awards in Germany.

According to Bernd Beetz, former CEO of Coty, who received the Personality of the Year Award 2013, the event was "a model for all other events of the Fragrance Foundation across the world."

Bernd Beetz, Personality of the Year 2013 - photo © M. Nass for the...

Bernd Beetz, Personality of the Year 2013 - photo © M. Nass for the Fragrance Foundation

The President of the Fragrance Foundation in Germany, as well as CEO Martin Ruppmann won over the charming and quick-witted presenter Barbara Schöneberg to present the event once again.

Susanne Rumbler, Barbara Schoeneberger, Martin Ruppmann, Duftstars 2013 -...

Susanne Rumbler, Barbara Schoeneberger, Martin Ruppmann, Duftstars 2013 - photo © M. Nass for the Fragrance Foundation

And the winners of the Duftstars 2013 are:

- Lifestyle women: Red Sin by Christina Aguilera
- Lifestyle men: James Bond 007 (P&G)
- Prestige women: Florabotanica by Balenciaga Paris, (Coty Pretsige)
- Prestige men: Luna Rossa by Prada (Puig Group)
- Exclusive women: La petite robe noire by Guerlain (LVMH)
- Exclusive men: Tom Ford Noir (Estee Lauder Companies)
- Classic women: Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel
- Classic men: Allure Homme Sport by Chanel
- Audience Award Lifestyle women: Red Sin by Christina Aguilera
- Best Bottle Design: Dot by Marc Jacobs (Coty Prestige)
- Best TV Spot: La petite robe noire by Guerlain (LVMH)
Best Print ad: Manifesto by Yves Saint Laurent (L’Oréal)
- Audience Award Prestige women: La vie est belle by Lancôme (L’Oréal)
- Audience Award Prestige men: Wild Homme by Joop! (Coty Prestige)