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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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993 270
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
1,541 393
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chanel Fashion, Clothing

3
900 383
Gucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Gucci Fashion accessory

4
721 328
Dolce & Gabbana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Dolce & Gabbana Fashion, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

5
467 246
Prada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Prada Fashion accessory, Clothing, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

6
591 212
Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Versace Clothing

7
441 145
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

8
478 233
Bulgari is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

9
408 185
Hermès is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Hermès Fashion accessory, Clothing, Retail

10
404 163
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

11
353 155
Burberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Burberry Fashion, Clothing

12
307 145
Emporio Armani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

13
225 136
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

14
199 79
Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Calvin Klein

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147 49
Creed is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
sacsmartdeal added Creed

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203 134
Jean-Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

17
169 67
Paco Rabanne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Paco Rabanne

18
211 161
Chloé is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chloé Fashion

19
125 162
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

20
203 115
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
MelindaJanuary added Ralph Lauren

21
218 111
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Buster McDermott added Lancôme Fashion

The Best Automotive Exterior Accessory Brands

22
221 145
Davidoff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

23
171 144
DKNY is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DKNY Fashion, Clothing, Retail

24
71 47
Amouage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
АлександрШаханов added Amouage

25
70 56
Acqua di Parma is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Acqua di Parma Fashion

26
236 84
Guerlain is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
tarekh020 added Guerlain

27
54 52
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Clinique

28
243 94
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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65 27
Estee Lauder Inc is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

30
90 112
Roberto Cavalli is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

31
55 26
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Acqua Di Gio

32
60 41
Tommy Hilfiger is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

33
34 48
Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Perry Ellis

34
55 116
Christian Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

35
97 25
Givenchy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Givenchy Fashion

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36
26 49
Tommy Bahama is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Tommy Bahama Clothing

37
142 75
Thierry Mugler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
rishad1985 added Thierry Mugler

38
79 82
Serge Lutens is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

39
78 85
Coach, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Coach, Inc. Fashion accessory, Clothing, Footwear Manufacturing

40
12 49
Nicole Miller is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Nicole Miller

41
60 81
Clive Christian is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

42
30 99
Firmenich is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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78 41
Issey Miyake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Issey Miyake

44
53 78
Diesel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Diesel Fashion, Clothing

45
93 62
Michael Kors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 45 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

46
19 32
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Joop

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33 52
The Perfume Shop is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
The Perfume Shop

48
66 41
Carolina Herrera is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Carolina Herrera Clothing

49
64 39
Kenzo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DavinaDashdejid added Kenzo

50
90 74
Narciso Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Megma added Narciso Rodriguez