Prix Eau Faux 2014 ~ help us select the winner

Le Prix Eau Faux 2014

Here they are, the finalists for the 2014 Prix Eau Faux, our contest to honor creative fragrance writing or “faux ad copy” (you can read about the contest here). Huge thanks to everyone who entered!

The judges (me, Angela, Jessica, Kevin, and our guest host, Arielle from The Scents of Self) have whittled the field of 54 entries (exactly the same number of entries that we got in 2012) down to 7 finalists.

In order to make this as fair as possible, I won’t post the names of the entrants until after the winner is selected, and I respectfully ask that the entrants not “campaign” for votes here or elsewhere…just let the best entry win. Votes will be taken through 12 noon (Eastern Time) Friday, and I’ll announce the winner on Saturday.

Here are the entries, presented in the order in which they were received…

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Le Prix Eau Faux 2014 ~ now accepting entries

Le Prix Eau Faux 2014

We are now accepting entries for the 2014 Prix Eau Faux, our not-annual contest to reward excellence in “creative fragrance writing”, e.g., fake ad copy.

We have assembled a distinguished panel of judges for this year’s contest, including several of us from Now Smell This (me, Angela, Jessica and Kevin), plus this year’s guest host, Arielle from The Scents of Self.

The judges will select a group of semi-finalists, and then the readers will vote on a grand prize winner.

What’s the point?

We love reading gloriously over-the-top fragrance ad copy….

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