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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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898 200
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chanel Fashion, Clothing

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2
448 120
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Christian Dior S.A. Retail, Fashion design

3
601 263
Gucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Gucci Fashion accessory

4
463 224
Dolce & Gabbana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Dolce & Gabbana Fashion, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

5
258 165
Prada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Prada Fashion accessory, Clothing, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

6
338 136
Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Versace Clothing

7
257 122
Hermès is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Hermès Fashion accessory, Clothing, Retail

8
305 158
Bulgari is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

9
238 77
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

10
249 123
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

11
194 105
Emporio Armani is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

12
204 110
Burberry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Burberry Fashion, Clothing

13
141 98
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

14
130 95
Jean-Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

15
147 66
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Buster McDermott added Lancôme Fashion

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81 28
Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Calvin Klein

17
153 133
Chloé is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chloé Fashion

18
89 127
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

19
119 75
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
MelindaJanuary added Ralph Lauren

20
68 28
Paco Rabanne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Paco Rabanne

21
149 105
Davidoff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

22
129 115
DKNY is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DKNY Fashion, Clothing, Retail

23
46 20
Creed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
sacsmartdeal added Creed

24
40 33
Acqua di Parma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Acqua di Parma Fashion

25
32 21
Amouage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
АлександрШаханов added Amouage

26
25 26
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Clinique

27
168 70
Hugo Boss is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
simariss06 added Hugo Boss Fashion accessory, Clothing

28
157 65
Guerlain is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
tarekh020 added Guerlain

29
62 90
Roberto Cavalli is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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17 29
Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Perry Ellis

31
40 95
Christian Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

32
15 32
Tommy Bahama is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Tommy Bahama Clothing

33
62 68
Serge Lutens is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

34
18 21
Tommy Hilfiger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

35
55 68
Coach, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Coach, Inc. Fashion accessory, Clothing, Footwear Manufacturing

36
99 63
Thierry Mugler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
rishad1985 added Thierry Mugler

37
13 13
Estee Lauder Inc is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

38
27 82
Firmenich is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

39
9 12
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Acqua Di Gio

40
37 62
Diesel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Diesel Fashion, Clothing

41
7 15
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Joop

42
63 46
Michael Kors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
reeve.coble added Michael Kors Corporation Fashion, Women's and Girls' Cut and Sew Other Outerwear Manufacturing, Other Specialized Design Services

43
46 29
Issey Miyake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Issey Miyake

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44
38 67
Clive Christian is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

45
33 16
Givenchy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Givenchy Fashion

46
18 37
The Perfume Shop is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
The Perfume Shop

47
70 58
Narciso Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Megma added Narciso Rodriguez

48
5 33
Nicole Miller is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Nicole Miller

49
42 29
Kenzo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DavinaDashdejid added Kenzo

50
16 43
T. Hasegawa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers