Perfume Houses ~ H to J

This page lists perfume houses with names starting with the letters H through J. Perfume houses are alphabetized by first name, so that "Hugo Boss" is listed under H. Some perfume houses have their own pages — if the name is a link, click on it.

Jump to: Perfume Houses A-B :: C :: D-E :: F-G :: K-L :: M :: N-O :: P :: Q-R :: S :: T :: U-Z.

This page was last updated on 5 December 2016.

Halle Berry

American actress and fashion model whose fragrance line, under the auspices of Coty, debuted in 2009 with Halle by Halle Berry.

Recent fragrances include Halle Pure Orchid (2010), Reveal (2010), Reveal the Passion (2011), Closer (2012), Wild Essence (2014).

Where to buy: at drugstores and discount chains.

Website: Halle Berry Fragrances.


American fashion designer (Roy Frowick Halston, 1932-1990), who started as a hatmaker (he created the famous pillbox hat worn by Jackie Kennedy), and later became one of the most popular designers of the 1970s. In 2009, Marios Schwab was appointed Creative Director.

Fragrances were introduced in 1975 with Halston for women, in the bean-shaped bottle by Elsa Peretti. Other releases include Halston Z-14 (1976), Catalyst for women (1993), Catalyst for men (1995), and Unbound (2001).

Recent releases include Halston Woman & Halston Man (2009), Halston Woman Amber & Man Amber (2010).

The Halston fragrance line is now owned by Elizabeth Arden.

Hanae Mori

Japanese fashion designer. Her first foray into fragrance was a short-lived effort with Shiseido in 1970; her signature fragrance for which she is known today was launched in 1995. The official name of the fragrance was Hanae Mori; it is now known as Butterfly. Different colored butterflies decorate the packaging of each concentration (Eau de Toilette is pink, Eau de Parfum is blue, Parfum is red).

Subsequent fragrance releases include HM for men (1997) and Haute Couture (1999).

Recent releases include Magical Moon (2006), Hanae Mori No. 1 (2010), Hanae Mori No. 2 (2010), Hanae Mori No. 3 (2011), Hanae Mori No. 4 (2011), Hanae Mori No. 6 (2012), Hanae Mori No. 7 (2012), Hanae Mori HiM (2012), Hanae Mori No. 8 (2013), Hanae by Hanae Mori (2014), Purple Butterfly (2016).

Where to buy: at major department stores or online perfume discounters.

Website: Hanae Mori Parfums

Harajuku Lovers

See Gwen Stefani.


Company established by Anne and Alexis Hardouin-Finez. Their first fragrance launch was Dinner by Bobo (2002). In 2007, they launched the Filles des Iles Sunny Fragrance Collection (Sparkling Floral, Exotic Floral, Sensual Floral).

Recent launches include Golden Floral (2008), Amber Chic, Flower Chic & Sugar Chic (2011), Blossom Chic & Fruity Chic (2012).

Website: Hardouin-Finez (defunct) Filles des Iles (defunct)


James Heeley is a British designer living in Paris. He is best known for his vases, but also creates furniture and other home accessories. The fragrance range includes Eau de Menthe, Eau d'Iris, Eau de Cedre, Eau de Verveine. See review for Eau de Figuier.

Recent releases include Fine Leather, Spirit of the Tiger and Cardinal (2006), Sel Marin (2008), Ophelia (2009), Oranges And Lemons Say The Bells Of St. Clement’s (2010), Hippie Rose (2011), Bubblegum Chic, L’Amandière & Agarwoud (2012), Coccobello (2013), Vetiver Veritas (2014), Phoenicia (2014), Chypre 21 (2015), Eau Sacrée (2016).

Where to buy: in the US at Luckyscent or Aedes, in Germany at First in Fragrance.

Website: Heeley

Herve Leger

French designer who started with hand-painted Tshirts, then launched a couture collection in 1989. The house was purchased by BCBG in the late 1990s, and Leger was subsequently ousted. He now designs under the name Herve Leroux.

The first fragrance, Herve Leger, launched in 1999. Recent releases include Rose Leger (2006), Avon + Hervé Léger Femme & Homme (2010).

Website: Herve Leger

Hierbas de Ibiza

Small family-owned house from the Spanish island of Ibiza. One fragrance: Hierbas de Ibiza.

Where to buy: online at Aedes, Beautyhabit.

Website: Hierbas de Ibiza

Hilary Duff

American actress and pop singer; became famous after starring in the Disney television series Lizzie McGuire.

Fragrances were introduced in 2006 with With Love Hilary Duff. Recent releases include Wrapped With Love (2008).

Fragrances are produced under arrangements with Elizabeth Arden.

Where to buy: department stores and online discounters.

Website: Hilary Duff

Hilde Soliani

Italian niche line based in Parma and founded by artist Hilde Soliani in 2006.

Recent releases include Vani Choc (2010), Gli Invisibili collection (2012), Cristina & Crema di Latte (2013), Mmm (2013).

Where to buy: in the US at Luckyscent or New London Pharmacy.

Website: Hilde Soliani

Hiram Green

Indie natural brand based in the Netherlands, and founded by Hiram Green, formerly of Scent Systems. The line debuted in 2013 with Moon Bloom.

Recent fragrances include Shangri La (2014), Voyage (2015), Dilettante (2016), Arbolé Arbolé (2016).

Where to buy: In the US at Indigo Perfumery, Luckyscent or Twisted Lily.

Website: Hiram Green

Histoires de Parfums
Honoré des Prés

French niche line specializing in all-natural, certified organic perfumes. The line debuted in 2008 with five fragrances: Chaman's Party, Bonté’s Bloom, Nu Green, Sexy Angelic and Honoré’s Trip.

Recent releases include We Love New York: Vamp à NY, Love Coco & I Love Les Carottes (2010).

Where to buy: at Beautyhabit.

Website: Honoré des Prés

Hors La Monde

Small jewelry company founded in 2005 by Symine Salimpour. The first fragrance debut was Lo.

Recent releases include Shiloh (2007), Lady Shiloh (2008), Shiloh X (2011).

Where to buy: in the US at Aedes or Luckyscent.

Website: Hors La Monde (website no longer operational)

Hotel Costes

The Hotel Costes opened in Paris in 1991; designer Jacques Garcia's maxim was said to have been "all things in excess". According to Frommers, "Fashion types gravitate toward this hotel for its grand style and location close to some of Paris's most upscale shops. It is one of the shining stars of Paris."

The house fragrance is Costes No 1, available as an Eau de Toilette or in matching body & home fragrance products. Recent releases include Costes No 2 (2009).

Where to buy: in the US at Aedes, Beautyhabit, Bigelow Chemists, Luckyscent. Outside the US, purchase directly from the hotel website (see below).

Website: Hotel Costes

House of Cherry Bomb

A collaborative project between two New York-based independent perfumers, Maria McElroy (of Aroma M) and Alexis Karl (of Scent by Alexis). They debuted with Cherry Bomb Killer Perfume Truth or Dare and Rebel Angel in 2010.

New releases include Cardamom Rose & Tobacco Cognac (2013), Tuberose Tobacco Cognac (2014), Violet Green Tea Honeysuckle (2014), Pink Haze (2014), Coffee Amber Vanilla (2014), Immortal Mine II (2016).

Where to buy: House of Cherry Bomb at Etsy

House of Rose

Wisconsin-based independent perfume house of Jane Langdon, established in 2000.

Website: House of Rose

Hové Parfumeur

Perfume house established in New Orlean's French Quarter in 1931, and best-known for their Tea Olive scent.

Website: Hové

Hugo Boss
Humiecki & Graef

Niche line established by Sebastian Fischenich and Tobias Muksch, and named for their respective grandmothers. Their debut fragrance is Skarb (2007).

Recent releases include Eau Radieuse, Askew, Geste and Multiple Rouge (2008), Clemency (2009), Bosque (2010), Blask (2011), Candour (2012).

Where to buy: at Luckyscent in the US, First in Fragrance in Germany.

Website: Humiecki & Graef


Yes, that Hummer. The sport utility vehicle brand marketed by General Motors entered the fragrance market in 2004 with Hummer for men, produced under licensing arrangements with Riviera Concepts, and later acquired by Elizabeth Arden. The last Hummer vehicle was produced in 2010.

Recent fragrance releases include H2 (2005), Hummer Limited Edition (2006) and Hummer Pacific Blue (2006), Hummer Black (2013).

Website: Hummer Fragrances

Ibiza Parfums

Fragrance line of French DJ David Guetta and his wife Cathy Guetta. Two fragrances, Ibiza for women (2004) and Ibiza for men (2007).

Recent releases include Pink Power (2008).

Website: Ibiza Parfums (no longer active)


Italian sportswear house with several fragrances, including Iceberg Effusion, Iceberg Twice and Iceberg Fluid.

Recent releases include The Iceberg Fragrance (2008), The Iceberg Fragrance For Men (2009), Eau de Iceberg (2010), Eau de Iceberg Cedar Pour Homme, Jasmine Pour Femme (2010), Burning Ice (2012), Eau de Iceberg Amber Pour Homme, Wild Rose Pour Femme (2012), Eau de Iceberg Sensual Musk, Eau de Iceberg Sandalwood & Eau de Iceberg Oud (2013), Iceberg White (2013), Tender White (2014), Iceberg Man (2015).

Website: Iceberg


UK-based niche brand established by Michael Boadi of Boadicea the Victorious and made famous when Kate Middleton chose their White Gardenia Petals perfume for her wedding fragrance.

See review for Tomato Leaf.

Website: Illuminum

il Profumo

Italian niche line established by Silvana Casoli. See review for Vetiver de Java.

Recent releases include Chocolat Frais, Aventure & G11 (all 2006), Blanche Jacinthe, Songe de Tulipe, Coquelicot & Imprinting (2008), Osé, Pioggia Salata (2009), Nuda (2010), Cannabis, Ginger (2010), Fleur de Bambù & Santal Rouge (2011), Voile Blanche & Quai des Lices (2014), Cortigiana (2015), Caramella d’Amore (2016), Othello (2016).

Where to buy: Luckyscent or Osswald in the US, First in Fragrance in Germany.

Website: il Profumo

Imaginary Authors

Portland-based indie line of Josh Meyer, introduced in 2012. The concept: Meyer "imagines that he has created a perfume based on a book (which doesn’t exist) by a famous author (who doesn’t exist)."

Fragrances include Bull's Blood, The Cobra & the Canary, Memoirs of a Trespasser, L'Orchidee Terrible, Violet Disguise, The Soft Lawn and Falling into the Sea.

Recent releases include Mosaic (2013), Cape Heartache (2013), Yesterday Haze (2014), A City On Fire (2014), An Air of Despair (2015), Every Storm a Serenade (2015), Slow Explosions (2016).

Where to buy: at Indiescents, Parfum1 or Eden.

Website: Imaginary Authors


Niche house established by Janet Piedlilato. One fragrance, Beyond Forever.

Website: Immaginal


French high-end niche fragrance house launched in 2007 with three fragrances: Isvaraya, Manakara and Tihota. As of late 2013, the line is under new ownership.

Recent releases include C16 (2008), Reve en Cuir (2008).

Where to buy: in the US at Luckyscent.

Website: Indult

Ines de la Fressange

French model and fashion designer. An eponymous fragrance was launched in 1999; it has since been discontinued and a second eponymous fragrance was launched in 2004.

Where to buy: in the US, at online fragrance discounters, but it is hard to know which version you are getting (1999 or 2004) unless you are familiar with the bottle designs.

Infusion Organique

California-based line of organic personal and home fragrances. Infusion Organique was established in 2008 by Ron Chavers of Cosmetix West and Carole Vialars.

Four fragrances debuted in 2009: Buddha's Fig, Indochine, Acai Rain and Sands of Morocco.

Where to buy: at Ron Robinson.

Website: Infusion Organique

Institut Tres Bien

Small niche line established by Frederic Burtin. The first fragrance, Cologne a la Russe, was adapted from a formula used by a French spa, Institut Tres Bien, that operated in Lyon in the 1930s. Pierre Bourdon, the perfumer who developed the new version, also created two new fragrances for the line, Cologne a la Francaise and Cologne l'Italienne.

Recent releases include Tres Russe (2006), Violette de Parme, Tubéreuse Absolue & Rose de Mai (2016).

Website: Institut Tres Bien

i Profumi di Firenze

In 1966, Florentine perfumer Giovanni di Massimo discovered 16th century manuscripts detailing the formulas for perfumes commissioned by Catherine de Medici, and the line i Profumi di Firenze was born. Mother/daughter team Rosie and Miryana Babic discovered the line in Italy, and founded Isabella Imports to distribute the fragrances in the United States.

See reviews for Ambra del Nepal, Magnolia Dolce, Spezie de Medici, Vaniglia del Madagascar & Zenzero.

Recent releases include Costa Mediterranea (2005), Fiori del Cielo (2006), Miela Rosa (2006), Mirra (2006), Incanto (2007), Muschio Bello (2007, later renamed Muschio e Ambra), Terra di Siena and Magnifico 9: Peperoncino (2007), Dolce Amaro & Brezza di Mare (2008), Verde Bosco & Tuscania (2008), Dolce Patchouly, Manto di Rugiada and Vetiver di Giava (2011), Osmanto & Plenilunio (2012), Frangipane e Cocco (2012), il Bosco e la Riva (2013), Verso Andromeda, Le Pleiadi & Kumi (2014), Neroli Flor (2014), Jeunesse (2014), Bora Bora (2015), Fiume e Salice & Tenero Narciso (2015), La Notte di Angelica (2016).

Where to buy: at Beautyhabit.

Website: Isabella Imports

Irie Wash

Paris-based Japanese fashion designer. One trio of perfumes released in 2005: Irie Wash Paris Eau de Toilettes 09h25, 15h10 and 20h50.

Recent releases include Mythologies Box of Smells (2009), Les Abrégés d’Irié Post Scriptum, Nota Bene and Id Est (2014).

Website: Irie Wash

Isabela Capeto

Brazilian fashion designer. Fragrances were introduced in 2007 with Isabela Capeto.

Recent releases include Isabela Capeto II (2008).

Website: Isabela Capeto

Isabel Derroisne

Website: Isabel Derroisne

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini, daughter of actress Ingrid Bergman and director Roberto Rossellini, is an actress and model. She was a spokesmodel for Lancome for almost 15 years.

A cosmetics line under her name launched in 1999, but has since been discontinued. Fragrances were introduced in 2000 with Manifesto, later renamed My Manifesto. Recent releases include Storia (2006).

The fragrance line is produced under arrangements with Coty.

Website: Isabella Rossellini (website no longer operational)


Originally established by Maurice Loewe in 1924 as the Société Parisienne d’Essences Rares & de Parfums. The license is now held by Panouge (see). Today, they are best known for Isabey Gardenia.

Recent releases include Fleur Nocturne (2009), L’Ambre de Carthage Pour Homme (2011), La Route D’Emeraude (2012), Lys Noir (2014).

Where to buy: at Beautyhabit, Luckyscent in the US, at Les Senteurs in the UK, at First in Fragrance in Germany.

Issey Miyake
Jack Black

Men's skincare and grooming line established by Emily Dalton and Curran Dandurand in 2000.

Fragrances were introduced in 2001 with Signature, now called Signature Silver Mark. Signature Black Mark and Signature Blue Mark were launched in 2005; and the trio was christened "Liquid Magnetism".

Recent releases include JB Eau de Parfum (2010).

Where to buy: at department stores.

Website: Jack Black


Jacomo started as a leather goods store in New York. In 1970, they released their first scent, Eau Cendree for men, which was followed by Chicane for women.

The very informative website includes a list of all Jacomo releases, including Silences (1978), Jacomo de Jacomo (1980) and Paradox (1998).

Recent releases include Jacomo for Her (2005), Jacomo for Men (2007), Jacomo de Jacomo Deep Blue (2009), Jacomo Art Collection (2010), It's Me (2011), Silences Eau de Parfum Sublime (2012), Oud for Men (2013), Jacomo Le Parfum (2014).

Website: Jacomo

Jacques Bogart

Perfume and cosmetics company founded by Jacques Konckier in the 1970s.

Recent releases under the Jacques Bogart name include Bogart Pour Homme (2004), Silver Scent (2006), City Tower (2008), Silver Scent Intense (2009).

The Jacques Bogart Group also owns or controls licenses for a number of other fragrance brands, including Faconnable, Naf Naf, Bugatti, Ted Lapidus.

Jacques Fath

French fashion designer who showed his first collection in 1937 and became well-known for his glamorous designs, including Rita Hayworth's wedding gown. Fath died in 1954 and the house fell into obscurity by the end of the decade. Since the early 1990s, several attempts have been made to revive the business. The house changed hands yet again in 2006, and Eric Tibusch was hired as designer.

Fragrances launched during Fath's lifetime include Iris Gris, Fath de Fath, Green Water and Canasta; later introductions include Fath Pour L'Homme. Most of the fragrance business was discontinued in the 1970s, but Green Water and Fath de Fath were relaunched in the 1990s.

In the late 2000s, the Jacques Fath fragrance license was acquired by Panouge. The line up in 2009 included: Green Water, Fath de Fath, Pour l'Homme, and Irissime (an "homage" to the original Iris Gris).

Recent releases include White Irissime (2012?), La Femme de Fath & Monsieur de Fath (2012), Les Folies de Fath (2013), L'Eau Technique (2013), Irrisime Noir (2014), Fath's Essentials (2016).


The perfume line of the British luxury automobile manufacturer. Fragrances were introduced in 1988 with Jaguar For Men. Subsequent releases include Jaguar Classic (2002), Jaguar Performance (2003), Jaguar Woman (2004), Jaguar Fresh Man & Jaguar Fresh Woman (2005).

Recent releases include Jaguar Prestige (2008), Jaguar Prestige Spirit (2009), Jaguar Vision (2010), Jaguar Woman Ivory Edition & Purple Edition, Jaguar Fresh Verve & Fresh Energy (2010), Jaguar Vision II & Vision III (2011), Jaguar Classic Amber (2011), Excellence (2012), Classic Red & Classic Gold (2013), Innovation (2014), Signature of Excellence (2015), Jaguar Pace (2016).

Website: Jaguar Fragrances


Line of perfume oils created by Jalaine Sommers and originally marketed under the name Bagutta Life, after the boutique of the same name in New York City. After the Bagutta Life boutique folded, the fragrances were reintroduced under the name Jalaine in 2005.

Recent releases include Jalaine Silk (2005).

Where to buy: at Luckyscent.

Website: Jalaine


Niche perfume house of Paris jeweller Joel Arthur Rosenthal. Current fragrances include Golconda, Ferme Tes Yeux, Diamond Waters, Jarling, Jardenia, Bolt of Lightning, and Shadow.

Where to buy: Not available online. There is a JAR boutique in Bergdorf Goodman in New York City.

Website: JAR (site no longer active)

Jardin de France

Website: Jardin de France

Jardins D’Écrivains

French niche line specializing in fragrances and candles inspired by literary characters.

Recent releases include La Dame aux Camelias 2012), Gigi (2012), George (2013), Wilde (2013), Orlando (2013), Junky (2014), Marlowe (2015).

Where to buy: in the US, at Beautyhabit, Indigo Perfumery or Twisted Lily. In Germany, at First in Fragrance. In the UK, at Escentual.

Website: Jardins D’Écrivains

Jasper Conran

Well-known British designer and son of Terence and Shirley Conran. Jasper Conran started designing at age 18, and currently has a hand in products ranging from tableware to lingerie.

Fragrances were introduced in 2003 with Jasper Conran Woman and Jasper Conran Man, followed by Woman II and Man II.

Recent releases include Mister and Mistress (2007), Nightshade (2014), Blush & Blue (2015).

Website: Jasper Conran

J Del Pozo

Fashion house of Spanish designer Jesus del Pozo, who passed away in 2011. Fragrances include Duende (1992), Quasar (1994) and Halloween (1997). The fragrance license is currently held by Perfumes y Diseño.

Recent releases include In Black (2005), In White (2007), Halloween Fatal Rose (2008), Halloween Kiss (2008), Halloween Kiss Sexy (2009), Arabian Nights (2010), Ambar (2010), Halloween Fever (2011), Arabian Nights for women (2011), Halloween Man (2012), Halloween Blue Drop (2012), Desert Flowers Peony, Lily & Dahlia (2013), Halloween Fleur (2013), Halloween Man Rock On (2014), Halloween Tattoo (2015), Halloween Shot (2016).

Website: J Del Pozo

Jean Charles Brosseau

Paris-based milliner and accessories designer. Ombre Rose, the line's best known fragrance, was launched in 1981. Brosseau sold the rights to the fragrance, then later sued (and won) to get the license back. Ombre Rose L'Original was then relaunched in 2002. Other releases include Thé Brun, Fruit de Bois and Atlas Cedar (2005), Violette Menthe (2005), Jasmin Lilas (2006).

Where to buy: selected department stores and online fragrance discounters.

Jean Desprez

Perfume house founded in the late 1930s by perfumer Jean Desprez. His best known perfume, Bal a Versailles, launched in 1962. Other scents include Jardanel & Sheherazade. The license for Jean Desprez fragrances has changed hands numerous times; as of 2001, the license was held by Genesis International Marketing.

Jean Louis Scherrer

Fashion house established in 1962 by Jean Louis Scherrer, a former dancer who started out as a designer at Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent. He was not associated with his eponymous fashion house after 1992; he passed away in 2013.

Fragrances include Jean Louis Scherrer (1979), Nuits Indiennes (1994), Immense Pour Femme & Immense Pour Homme (2002), and S de Scherrer (2006).

Recent releases include Miss Scherrer (2008), One Love (2015).

Where to buy: in the US, easily found at the online fragrance discounters.

Jeanne Arthes

Perfume house established in Grasse in 1978, and currently retailing a variety of mass market fragrances under the Jeanne Arthes name.

Subsidiaries under the Arthes group include a duo of perfumes under the brand Elite Model Attitude (2006) and a perfume under the brand name Smiley (2006).

Website: Jeanne Arthes

Jean Patou
Jean Paul Gaultier
Jennifer Lopez
Jessica McClintock

San Francisco-based fashion designer known for her romantic dresses and bridal wear. The business was founded as Gunne Sax in 1969.

Fragrances were introduced in 1987 with Jessica McClintock. Subsequent releases include Jess (1995), Number 3 (2001), New Victorian, Always & Forever (2007), Brilliance (2010), Dancing by Jessica McClintock (2013).

Website: Jessica McClintock

Jessica Simpson

American pop singer. A line of scented body products under the label Dessert Beauty was introduced in 2004; that line has since been discontinued.

Her debut fragrance, Fancy Jessica Simpson, was introduced in 2008 under arrangements with Parlux. It was followed by Fancy Love (2009), Fancy Nights (2010), I Fancy You (2011), Vintage Bloom (2012), Fancy Girl (2014), Jessica Simpson by Jessica Simpson (2014), Jessica Simpson Ten (2015).

Website: Jessica Simpson

Jill Stuart

New York-based designer with a focus on the Asian market. Fragrances were introduced in 2005 with Jasmin Fleur, Night Blooming Lily & Vanilla Lust.

Recent releases include Jill Stuart Eau de Toilette, Jill Stuart Sweet Dreams (2007, 2008), Night Jewel (2009), Night Jewel Summer Bloom (2011), Eau de White Floral (2012), Crystal Bloom (2014), Crystal Bloom Snow (2015), Crystal Bloom Eternal Dazzle (2016).

Where to buy: the Jill Stuart boutique in New York City carries the full line, otherwise, the beauty products can be hard to locate outside of Asia.

Website: Jill Stuart

Jil Sander
Jimmy Choo

UK-based luxury house established by Jimmy Choo and Tamara Mellon in 1996, and best known for their shoe and accessories line.

The fragrance license is held by InterParfums.

Fragrances were added in 2011 with Jimmy Choo, followed by Flash (2013), Exotic (2013), Flash London Club (2014), Jimmy Choo Man (2014), Jimmy Choo Stars (2014), Blossom (2015), Illicit (2015), Illicit Flower (2016), Man Intense (2016), Jimmy Choo L'Eau (2016).

Where to buy: at department stores and online discounters.

Website: Jimmy Choo

JoAnne Bassett

La Jolla-based all natural perfume line.

Recent releases include Reflections (2011), Esoterica (2011).

Website: JoAnne Bassett

John Galliano

Fashion designer who launched his own label in the UK in the 1980s. Galliano initially found critical but not commercial success. He moved to Paris in 1990, and in 1995 was named Creative Director at Givenchy, becoming the first British designer to head a major French couture house. In 1996, he moved to Christian Dior, and while the move was met with some skepticism at the time, he is widely credited with revitalizing Dior both commercially and artistically. Galliano is known for his own flamboyant, sometimes outlandish style, and for the creative daring of his couture shows at Dior. He currently designs for Dior and for his own label. In early 2011, John Galliano was fired from Dior after a video appeared on YouTube showing him drunk and making racist statements to other patrons in a Paris bar. Later, he was also fired from the line that bears his own name.

In 2014, Galliano was appointed creative director at Maison Martin Margiela.

The license for the John Galliano brand is held by Selective Beauty. Fragrances were introduced in 2008 with John Galliano.

Recent releases include Parlez-Moi d’Amour (2010), Parlez-moi d’Amour Encore (2012), Parlez-moi d’Amour Gold Edition (2012), Before Midnight (2013).

Website: John Galliano

John Varvatos

American menswear designer who worked for Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein before launching his own line in 2000. In 2010 the license, previously held by Shiseido, passed to Elizabeth Arden.

Fragrances were introduced in 2004 with John Varvatos for men. Vintage followed in 2006.

Recent releases include John Varvatos For Women (2008), John Varvatos Artisan (2009), John Varvatos Rock Volume One (2009), Artisan Black (2010), John Varvatos 10th Anniversary Special Edition (2010), Star USA (2011), John Varvatos Platinum Edition (2013), Artisan Acqua (2014), John Varvatos Oud (2014), Dark Rebel (2015), Artisan Blu (2016), Dark Rebel Rider (2016).

Website: John Varvatos

Jo Loves

British niche line established by Jo Malone after she sold, and later quit working for, her eponymous brand. The line debuted in 2011 with four fragrances: Pomelo, Green Orange & Coriander, Orange Tulle and Gardenia.

New releases include Mango Collection: Mango Nectar, A Shot of Oud over Mango and A Shot of Thai Lime over Mango (2012), Pink Vetiver (2012), Flower Shop Collection: No. 42 The Flower Shop, A Shot of Fresh Sweet Peas and A Shot of Muguet & Cedar (2013), Shards of Cedar & Red Thyme (2014), White Rose & Lemon Leaves (2015), Red Truffle 21 (2015), Mandrine (2016), Smoked Plum & Leather (2016).

Where to buy: in the UK at Selfridges.

Website: Jo Loves

Jo Malone

Jovan was founded by Bernard Mitchell and Barry Shipp in 1968. Their first perfume, Jovan Musk for women (1972), was a huge seller. The company was sold in 1979, and eventually ended up in the Coty stable.

Current fragrances include Jovan Woman, Musk for women, Musk for men, White Musk, Island Gardenia, and Sex Appeal for men.

Recent releases include White Silk (2008), Black Musk (2009), Satisfaction (2010), Silky Rose, Secret Amber & Intense Oud (2012), Island Musk (2016).

Website: Jovan

Jovoy Paris

French perfume house originally founded in 1923 by Blanche Arvoy; Jovoy continued to release new fragrances through 1961. The French company Parfetique resurrected the house in 2006 with the debut of Les 7 Parfums Capitaux.

Recent releases include Terra Incognita (2008), Quand? (2010), Private Label, Ambre Premier, L’Arbre de la Connaissance, L’Enfant Terrible, La Liturgie des Heures & Psychédélique (2011), Rouge Assassin (2013), Les Jeux sont Faits (2013), L'Art de la Guerre (2014), Sans un mot, Jus Interdit & Sombres Dessins (2015).

Where to buy: in the US at Aedes, Luckyscent.

Website: Jovoy Paris

Jo Wood Organics

Organic skincare and beauty line established by model (and ex-wife of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood) Jo Wood in 2003. Fragrances were launched in 2008 with Amka and Usiku.

Recent releases include Tula and Langa (2010).

Website: Jo Wood


Indie brand based in New York City and originally known for their candles; the founder and owner is Frederick Bouchardy. Personal fragrances were introduced in 2010 with Composition No. 1 and Composition No. 6.

Recent releases include DS & Durga + Joya Staghorn Sumac (2011), Âmes Sœurs (2012), Foxglove (2014).

Where to buy: at Beautyhabit, Net a Porter. In the UK, try The Conran Shop.

Website: Joya Studio

Judith Leiber

Handbag designer who founded her own business in 1963; she is best known for her minaudieres (small decorative evening bags). Fragrances were added to the line in 2007 with Leiber Eau de Parfum.

Recent releases include Judith Leiber Night (2011), Topaz (2011), Amethyst (2012), Sapphire (?), Emerald (?), Exotic Coral (2013).

Where to buy: in the US at department stores.

Website: Judith Leiber

Juicy Couture
Juliette Has A Gun
Juniper Ridge

California-based Juniper Ridge call themselves "wilderness perfumers"; the products, including soaps, room sprays and incense, are made with products foraged from the Northern California wilderness and processed using portable distilling equipment. A range of "Backpacker's Colognes" was added in 2012.

See reviews for Siskiyou and Caruthers Canyon Backpacker's Colognes. Other scents include Mojave, Big Sur and Sierra Granite.

Recent fragrance launches include Winter Redwood (2014), Topanga Canyon (2014), Winter Redwood 2015, Winter Redwood 2016.

Where to buy: from the website, or at Luckyscent in the US.

Website: Juniper Ridge

Juozas Statkevicius (aka Josef Statkus)

Lithuanian-born designer now based in Paris. He has been designing fashions and theatre costumes since the 1990s, but first came to international attention after showing a collection in Paris in 2002. His first perfume, titled simply Juozas Statkevicius Eau de Parfum, launched in 2004.

Website: Juozas Statkevicius

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