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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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818 222
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
1,402 360
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chanel Fashion, Clothing

3
647 301
Dolce & Gabbana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Dolce & Gabbana Fashion, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

4
800 361
Gucci is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Gucci Fashion accessory

5
405 228
Prada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Prada Fashion accessory, Clothing, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

6
527 195
Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Versace Clothing

7
387 128
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

8
421 215
Bulgari is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

9
367 176
Hermès is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Hermès Fashion accessory, Clothing, Retail

10
354 157
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

11
320 144
Burberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Burberry Fashion, Clothing

12
279 134
Emporio Armani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

13
207 123
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

14
165 63
Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Calvin Klein

The Best Shows Currently on the Air

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182 125
Jean-Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

16
142 56
Paco Rabanne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Paco Rabanne

17
195 154
Chloé is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chloé Fashion

18
114 150
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

19
203 99
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Buster McDermott added Lancôme Fashion

20
114 45
Creed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
sacsmartdeal added Creed

21
178 108
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
MelindaJanuary added Ralph Lauren

The Top Fast Food Brands

22
194 138
Davidoff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

23
156 137
DKNY is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DKNY Fashion, Clothing, Retail

24
58 53
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
50 42
Amouage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
АлександрШаханов added Amouage

26
47 46
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Clinique

27
211 80
Guerlain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
tarekh020 added Guerlain

28
219 89
Hugo Boss is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
simariss06 added Hugo Boss Fashion accessory, Clothing

43 of the Best Celebrity Perfume Scents

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80 107
Roberto Cavalli is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

30
51 21
Estee Lauder Inc is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

31
54 111
Christian Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

32
43 23
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Acqua Di Gio

33
48 36
Tommy Hilfiger is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

34
28 43
Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Perry Ellis

35
24 46
Tommy Bahama is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Tommy Bahama Clothing

The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

36
81 25
Givenchy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Givenchy Fashion

37
74 81
Coach, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Coach, Inc. Fashion accessory, Clothing, Footwear Manufacturing

38
130 74
Thierry Mugler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
rishad1985 added Thierry Mugler

39
72 79
Serge Lutens is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

40
29 95
Firmenich is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

41
49 74
Diesel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Diesel Fashion, Clothing

42
88 56
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

The Best CBS Shows of All Time

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18 27
Ranker Video
Joop

44
69 39
Issey Miyake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Issey Miyake

45
51 77
Clive Christian is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

46
8 44
Nicole Miller is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Nicole Miller

47
29 49
The Perfume Shop is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
The Perfume Shop

48
61 37
Carolina Herrera is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Carolina Herrera Clothing

49
55 38
Kenzo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DavinaDashdejid added Kenzo

50
82 69
Narciso Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Megma added Narciso Rodriguez