Halle Berry, Fergie among recipients of FiFi Awards

NEW YORK — The Fragrance Foundation has announced that Halle Berry and Fergie are among the celebrities to be honored during the annual FiFi Awards Celebration in late May.

More than 800 guests will mix and mingle with the talents being honored on May 25 at Lincoln Center in New York. Thirty-eight crystal statuettes will be awarded.

Taking home the 2011 FiFi Fragrance Celebrity of the Year Award is actress Berry. The award is to honor a celebrity who has embraced and promoted the world of fragrance over a period of time.

Fergie has been named the recipient of the 2011 FiFi New Fragrance Celebrity of the Year Award. This award recognizes a celebrity whose very first fragrance has enjoyed instant success with the consumer and brought recognition to the fragrance category.

Jean Paul Gaultier will be honored with the 2011 FiFi Hall of Fame Award. The award is presented to an individual who has brought extraordinary ingenuity, creativity, dedication and inner resources to bear, not only to his or her company's success, but also to the fragrance industry as a whole.