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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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931 254
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Christian Dior S.A. Retail, Fashion design

2
1,488 381
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chanel Fashion, Clothing

3
691 318
Dolce & Gabbana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Dolce & Gabbana Fashion, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

4
862 374
Gucci is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Gucci Fashion accessory

5
446 241
Prada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Prada Fashion accessory, Clothing, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

6
569 205
Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Versace Clothing

7
417 137
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

8
457 223
Bulgari is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

9
391 184
Hermès is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Hermès Fashion accessory, Clothing, Retail

10
386 163
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

11
342 151
Burberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Burberry Fashion, Clothing

12
296 141
Emporio Armani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

13
216 133
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

14
184 73
Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Calvin Klein

Famous Men Who Married Much Younger Women

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197 129
Jean-Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

16
159 64
Paco Rabanne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Paco Rabanne

17
133 48
Creed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
sacsmartdeal added Creed

18
203 159
Chloé is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chloé Fashion

19
123 156
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

20
193 112
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
MelindaJanuary added Ralph Lauren

21
209 106
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Buster McDermott added Lancôme Fashion

The Most Hated Game of Thrones Characters

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210 142
Davidoff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

23
164 142
DKNY is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DKNY Fashion, Clothing, Retail

24
67 55
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
63 47
Amouage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
АлександрШаханов added Amouage

26
53 49
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Clinique

27
224 83
Guerlain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
tarekh020 added Guerlain

28
235 91
Hugo Boss is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
simariss06 added Hugo Boss Fashion accessory, Clothing

The Worst TV Spin-Offs

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60 23
Estee Lauder Inc is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

30
86 111
Roberto Cavalli is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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51 24
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Acqua Di Gio

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55 38
Tommy Hilfiger is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

33
33 45
Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Perry Ellis

34
55 114
Christian Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

35
90 25
Givenchy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Givenchy Fashion

The Best Affordable Cosmetics Brands

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26 47
Tommy Bahama is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Tommy Bahama Clothing

37
137 75
Thierry Mugler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
rishad1985 added Thierry Mugler

38
78 80
Serge Lutens is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

39
78 83
Coach, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Coach, Inc. Fashion accessory, Clothing, Footwear Manufacturing

40
59 79
Clive Christian is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

41
11 46
Nicole Miller is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Nicole Miller

42
30 97
Firmenich is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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75 40
Issey Miyake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Issey Miyake

44
52 76
Diesel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Diesel Fashion, Clothing

45
19 30
Ranker Video
Joop

46
90 60
Michael Kors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 46 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

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32 50
The Perfume Shop is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
The Perfume Shop

48
65 38
Carolina Herrera is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Carolina Herrera Clothing

49
63 38
Kenzo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DavinaDashdejid added Kenzo

50
89 72
Narciso Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Megma added Narciso Rodriguez