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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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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

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

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980 421
Gucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Gucci Fashion accessory

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768 355
Dolce & Gabbana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Dolce & Gabbana Fashion, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

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510 262
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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640 236
Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Versace Clothing

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491 155
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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527 246
Bulgari is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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436 194
Hermès is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Hermès Fashion accessory, Clothing, Retail

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439 174
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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381 165
Burberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Burberry Fashion, Clothing

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329 155
Emporio Armani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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241 96
Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Calvin Klein

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Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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

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Creed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
sacsmartdeal added Creed

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Paco Rabanne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Paco Rabanne

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221 177
Chloé is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chloé Fashion

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133 177
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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220 128
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
MelindaJanuary added Ralph Lauren

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

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235 126
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Buster McDermott added Lancôme Fashion

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

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

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82 56
Amouage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
АлександрШаханов added Amouage

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Guerlain is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
tarekh020 added Guerlain

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262 99
Hugo Boss is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
simariss06 added Hugo Boss Fashion accessory, Clothing

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Clinique is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Clinique

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Acqua Di Gio

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

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Estee Lauder Inc is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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58 123
Christian Lacroix 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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Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Perry Ellis

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

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28 57
Tommy Bahama is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Tommy Bahama Clothing

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153 80
Thierry Mugler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
rishad1985 added Thierry Mugler

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

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81 91
Coach, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Coach, Inc. Fashion accessory, Clothing, Footwear Manufacturing

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68 86
Clive Christian is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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31 105
Firmenich is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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Diesel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Diesel Fashion, Clothing

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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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Nicole Miller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Nicole Miller

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Joop

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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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75 47
Carolina Herrera is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Carolina Herrera Clothing

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Michael Kors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 48 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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Kenzo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DavinaDashdejid added Kenzo

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