Halle Berry received the Celebrity Fragrance of the Year prize at this year's FiFi Awards on Wednesday (25.05.11).

The Oscar-winning actress - who has created three highly successful perfumes, Halle by Halle Berry, Pure Orchid and Reveal - was feted at the New York event in recognition of her Reveal scent.

She said: "I truly believe that fragrance makes women feel beautiful and confident."

Speaking earlier this month after the awards were announced, Halle said: "For years I have created my own personal scents by mixing and layering fragrances, trying to come up with something unique and different. It's a wonderful form of self-expression and I am thrilled to share these fragrances with consumers worldwide."

The US Fragrance Foundation chooses one celebrity each year that has especially contributed to attracting shoppers to the industry, with past winners including Paris Hilton and Usher.

Black Eyed Peas star Fergie - who was surprised by her husband Josh Duhamel before being presented with the New Fragrance Celebrity of the Year award for Outspoken - revealed she was thrilled to at being credited with creating Avon's most successful fragrance.

She said: "It feels unbelievable for me to have the biggest launch in Avon's history. It feels amazing."