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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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1,211 324
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Retail, Fashion design

2
1,681 430
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing

3
1,006 432
Gucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion accessory

4
788 366
Dolce & Gabbana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

5
528 267
Prada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion accessory, Clothing, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

6
665 242
Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Clothing

7
542 254
Bulgari is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

8
502 162
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

9
454 198
Hermès is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion accessory, Clothing, Retail

10
455 183
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

11
394 171
Burberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing

12
338 164
Emporio Armani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

13
251 101
Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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246 157
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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183 66
Creed is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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227 152
Jean-Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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199 81
Paco Rabanne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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227 182
Chloé is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion

19
134 183
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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228 135
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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248 162
Davidoff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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242 133
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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183 159
DKNY is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing, Retail

24
88 69
Acqua di Parma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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86 58
Amouage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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266 92
Guerlain is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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269 102
Hugo Boss is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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58 68
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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72 33
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Acqua Di Gio

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95 124
Roberto Cavalli is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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72 39
Estee Lauder Inc is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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60 123
Christian Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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68 53
Tommy Hilfiger is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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117 28
Givenchy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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36 57
Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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29 59
Tommy Bahama is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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157 81
Thierry Mugler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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88 87
Serge Lutens is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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82 94
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 85
Diesel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Fashion, Clothing

43
89 50
Issey Miyake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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12 59
Nicole Miller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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22 40
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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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79 48
Carolina Herrera is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Clothing

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97 73
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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71 45
Kenzo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
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69 44
Cartier is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Retail