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List Rules Brands of designer fragrance for women and men

Whether you're a lady who loves her Chanel No. 5 or a simple man who favors his Old Spice, more than likely you have a favorite fragrance, but which are the best perfumers and fragrance makers? Sales figures from perfume makers can tell us which company has the highest market share, but only you can tell us which fragrance company is really the best. Share your opinion on your own favorite cologne and perfume brands by adding names to the list and voting for your choices below.

Created from plant, animal and synthetic oils, compounds and solvents, among other ingredients, perfume has evolved extensively throughout the years. Originally, perfume companies made fragrances from natural compounds like vanilla in the early 19th century, but modern-day perfumes include a combination of natural and synthetic ingredients to produce a wide array of scents.

Who are the most famous perfume makers? Which brand do you trust to make you smell good? Perfumes and fragrances have also attracted numerous celebrities in contemporary versions with everyone from Britney Spears to the Kardashians creating their own scents. So tell us, which perfume maker is your favorite and which scent can you absolutely not live without?

Check out more lists like Celebrities with Perfumes and Top Perfume and Cologne Websites!

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Chanel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chanel Fashion, Clothing

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Gucci is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Gucci Fashion accessory

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Dolce & Gabbana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Dolce & Gabbana Fashion, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

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Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Christian Dior S.A. Retail, Fashion design

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Prada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Prada Fashion accessory, Clothing, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

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Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Versace Clothing

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Bulgari is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Hermès is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Hermès Fashion accessory, Clothing, Retail

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Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Burberry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Burberry Fashion, Clothing

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Emporio Armani is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Lancôme Fashion

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Chloé is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chloé Fashion

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Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Ralph Lauren

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Davidoff is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Paco Rabanne is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Calvin Klein

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Jean-Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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DKNY is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DKNY Fashion, Clothing, Retail

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Acqua di Parma is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Acqua di Parma Fashion

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Guerlain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Hugo Boss is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Hugo Boss Fashion accessory, Clothing

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Clinique is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Roberto Cavalli is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Christian Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Tommy Bahama is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Tommy Bahama Clothing

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Serge Lutens is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Thierry Mugler is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Tommy Hilfiger is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Acqua Di Gio

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Firmenich is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Estee Lauder Inc is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Joop

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Coach, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Coach, Inc. Fashion accessory, Clothing, Footwear Manufacturing

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Nicole Miller is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Narciso Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Diesel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Diesel Fashion, Clothing

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Clive Christian is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Issey Miyake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Creed is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Kenzo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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The Perfume Shop is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
The Perfume Shop

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Carolina Herrera is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Carolina Herrera Clothing

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Amouage is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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T. Hasegawa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Michael Kors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Michael Kors Corporation Fashion, Women's and Girls' Cut and Sew Other Outerwear Manufacturing, Other Specialized Design Services