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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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1,165 285
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chanel Fashion, Clothing

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2
584 155
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Christian Dior S.A. Retail, Fashion design

3
693 301
Gucci is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Gucci Fashion accessory

4
541 251
Dolce & Gabbana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Dolce & Gabbana Fashion, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

5
321 189
Prada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Prada Fashion accessory, Clothing, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

6
421 158
Versace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Versace Clothing

7
302 98
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

8
297 143
Hermès is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Hermès Fashion accessory, Clothing, Retail

9
354 187
Bulgari is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

10
291 138
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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256 125
Burberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Burberry Fashion, Clothing

12
233 119
Emporio Armani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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122 42
Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Calvin Klein

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170 112
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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155 108
Jean-Paul Gaultier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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176 142
Chloé is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Chloé Fashion

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105 42
Paco Rabanne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Paco Rabanne

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103 138
Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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172 84
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Buster McDermott added Lancôme Fashion

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153 88
Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
MelindaJanuary added Ralph Lauren

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79 32
Creed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
sacsmartdeal added Creed

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176 123
Davidoff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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142 128
DKNY is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DKNY Fashion, Clothing, Retail

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51 42
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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42 31
Amouage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
АлександрШаханов added Amouage

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35 34
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Clinique

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187 71
Guerlain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
tarekh020 added Guerlain

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193 77
Hugo Boss is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
simariss06 added Hugo Boss Fashion accessory, Clothing

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70 98
Roberto Cavalli is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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24 35
Perry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Perry Ellis

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46 102
Christian Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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30 15
Estee Lauder Inc is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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20 39
Tommy Bahama is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Tommy Bahama Clothing

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25 16
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Acqua Di Gio

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27 28
Tommy Hilfiger is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

36
119 68
Thierry Mugler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
rishad1985 added Thierry Mugler

37
62 18
Givenchy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
SebastiánSommerhoff added Givenchy Fashion

38
68 73
Serge Lutens is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

39
67 74
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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27 86
Firmenich is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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12 20
Ranker Video
Joop

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40 66
Diesel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Diesel Fashion, Clothing

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44 71
Clive Christian is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers

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71 50
Michael Kors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 44 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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55 33
Issey Miyake is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Issey Miyake

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22 42
The Perfume Shop is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
The Perfume Shop

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6 38
Nicole Miller is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
OP110 added Nicole Miller

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48 34
Kenzo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
DavinaDashdejid added Kenzo

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74 64
Narciso Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
Megma added Narciso Rodriguez

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45 34
Carolina Herrera is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Perfumers and Fragrance Makers
josef-knutsen added Carolina Herrera Clothing