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

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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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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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Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Versace 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
Hermès 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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Burberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Burberry Fashion, Clothing

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

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

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

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Chloé is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chloé 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
MelindaJanuary added Ralph Lauren

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

The Best Automotive Exterior Accessory Brands

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

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

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Acqua Di Gio

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

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

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

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

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Nicole Miller is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Nicole Miller

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

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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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Michael Kors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 47 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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Carolina Herrera is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Carolina Herrera Clothing

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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