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The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers  

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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
Retail, Fashion design
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Chanel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing
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Gucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion accessory
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Dolce & Gabbana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing
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Prada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion accessory, Clothing, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing
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Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Clothing
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Bulgari is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Hermès is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion accessory, Clothing, Retail
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Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Creed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Burberry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing
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Emporio Armani is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Paco Rabanne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Jean-Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Chloé is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion
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Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Buster McDermott added Fashion
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Davidoff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Acqua di Parma is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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Amouage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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DKNY is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing, Retail