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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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1,172 314
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Retail, Fashion design

2
1,661 421
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing

3
991 425
Gucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion accessory

4
778 360
Dolce & Gabbana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

5
517 263
Prada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion accessory, Clothing, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

6
652 239
Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Clothing

7
534 249
Bulgari is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

8
494 158
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

9
442 195
Hermès is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion accessory, Clothing, Retail

10
445 177
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

11
386 166
Burberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing

12
331 158
Emporio Armani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

13
245 98
Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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243 153
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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225 147
Jean-Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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173 61
Creed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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194 78
Paco Rabanne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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221 179
Chloé is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion

19
133 179
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

20
221 130
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
MelindaJanuary added Ralph Lauren

21
244 157
Davidoff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

22
235 127
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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179 156
DKNY is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing, Retail

24
85 66
Acqua di Parma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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83 56
Amouage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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261 91
Guerlain is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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264 100
Hugo Boss is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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57 66
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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94 124
Roberto Cavalli is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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68 32
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Acqua Di Gio

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71 38
Estee Lauder Inc is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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59 123
Christian Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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66 52
Tommy Hilfiger is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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35 57
Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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112 28
Givenchy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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28 58
Tommy Bahama is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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155 80
Thierry Mugler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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86 87
Serge Lutens is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

39
81 92
Coach, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion accessory, Clothing, Footwear Manufacturing

40
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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57 84
Diesel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing

43
87 50
Issey Miyake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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12 58
Nicole Miller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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22 39
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Joop

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35 58
The Perfume Shop is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
The Perfume Shop

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76 47
Carolina Herrera is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Clothing

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96 72
Michael Kors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
reeve.coble added Fashion, Women's and Girls' Cut and Sew Other Outerwear Manufacturing, Other Specialized Design Services

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69 45
Kenzo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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97 79
Narciso Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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