Perfumers ~ A to E

Below you will find perfumers, or "noses", with last names beginning with the letters A through E. Some perfumers have their own pages — if the name is a link, click on it.

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This page was last updated on 19 August 2014.

Disclaimer: Please note that accurate information about who created a fragrance is very hard to come by. I make no claims about the accuracy of anything listed here! Many thanks to everyone who has kindly sent in additions or corrections.

Michel ALMAIRAC

Henri ALMÉRAS (1892 - 1965)

Henri Alméras was the creator of Jean Patou Joy, one of the most famous perfumes of all time, and also created many of the early fragrances from Parfums de Rosine. Perfumes created by Henri Alméras include:

Jean Patou Adieu Sagesse (1925)
Jean Patou Amour Amour
Jean Patou Joy (1930)
Jean Patou Le Sien (1929)
Jean Patou Moment Supreme (1929)
Jean Patou Normandie (1935)
Jean Patou Que Sais-Je (1925)
Parfums de Rosine Le Fruit Defendu (1918)

Daniela (Roche) ANDRIER

Gerard ANTHONY

Azzaro Oh La La (with Jacques Cavallier)
Azzaro Pour Homme
Balenciaga Cristobal men (2000)
Chaumet Chaumet (1999)
Faconnable Pour Elle (2000)
Faconnable Stripe (2005)
Harley Davidson His Destiny
Hugo Boss Boss in Motion Edition Blue (2004)
Lalique Nilang (1995)
Morgan de Toi men (with Annick Menardo)
Montana Suggestion L'Eau Cuivree (1994)
Paco Rabanne XS Pour Femme (1994)
Paco Rabanne XS Pour Homme (1993)
Salvador Dali Le Roy Soleil Homme (1998)
Salvador Dali Salvador (2002, with Ilias Ermenidis)
Sonia Rykiel Rykiel Rose
S.T. Dupont Pour Homme (1998)
Ted Lapidus Silk Way (2005)

David APEL

Alain ASTORI

Adidas 3 Extreme pour lui
Benetton Cumbia Colors for women (2005, with Beatrice Piquet)
Celine Magic (with Sophia Grojsman)
David Beckham Instinct (2005, with Beatrice Piquet)
David and Victoria Beckham Intimately Beckham for him (2006)
Davidoff Echo men (2003)
Giorgio Bevery Hills G
Gloria Vanderbilt Sensations Rose Harmony (2001)
Guy Laroche Horizon pour Homme
Hugo Boss Hugo Dark Blue
Hugo Boss Hugo Deep Red (2001, with Beatrice Piquet)
Jil Sander Sensations (with Nathalie Lorson?)
Jil Sander Sun Men (with Beatrice Piquet)
Lancome Aroma Calm (2000)
Paul Smith Men (2000, with Nathalie Lorson)
Ted Baker Second Skin men (2004)
United Colors of Benetton Woman (2006)

Ernest BEAUX (1881 - 1961)

Ernest Beaux was born in Moscow in 1881. He emigrated after the Russian Revolution, and created Chanel no. 5 a few years later. Perfumes created by Ernest Beaux include:

Bourjois Kobako (1936)
Bourjois Soir de Paris (1928, original version)
Chanel Bois des Iles (1926)
Chanel Cuir de Russie (1927)
Chanel Gardenia
Chanel No. 5 (1921)
Chanel No. 22 (1922)

Calice BECKER

James BELL

Elizabeth Arden 5th Avenue
Laura Mercier L'Heure Magique (with Cecile Krakower)

Claudette BELNAVIS

Anna Sui Sui Dreams in Pink (2014)
Guess Gold (2006)
Jennifer Lopez Live Luxe (2006)
Shiseido Energizing (1999)

Carlos BENAÏM

Henri BERGIA

Annayake Matsuri (2006)
Comptoir Sud Pacifique Oud Intense (2013)
Elite Model Attitude for him (2006)
Gres Caline Blooming Moments (2010, with Thomas Lafontaine)
Gres Caline Exotic Moments (2010, with Thomas Lafontaine)
Jacomo Aura for men
Lily Prune Cotton Musk
Mauboussin M Generation (2010, with Claire Chambert)
Parfums Ailleurs Ailleurs (2007)
Parfums Lassen RisingWave
Peynet Love Passport
Rectoverso Man Absolute Musk (2001)
Rectoverso Man Tea Tobacco (2001)
Salvador Dali Laguna Homme (2001)

Domitille BERTIER

Jean-Pierre BETHOUART

Mathilde BIJAOUI

DSquared2 Potion Blue Cadet (2013)
Etat Libre d'Orange Bijou Romantique (2012)
Etat Libre d'Orange Sex Pistols (2011)
Etat Libre d'Orange Tilda Swinton Like This (2010)
Jacomo for Men (2007)
Lalique Hommage à l’Homme (2012, with Christine Nagel)
Lily Pulitzer Squeeze (2008)
Penhaligon's Lily & Spice (2006)

Norbert BIJAOUI

Antonia’s Flowers Tiempe Passate (1999)
Cerruti 1881 Intense Pour Homme (2008)
Esteban Classic Chypre (2007)
Givenchy Organza Indecence (1999, with Jean Claude Delville)
Ted Lapidus TL pour Lui (2003, with Maurice Roucel)

Honorine BLANC

Maurice BLANCHET (1890 - 1953)

Worth Dans la Nuit (1924)
Worth Je Reviens (1932)
Worth Sans Adieu (1929)
Worth Vers le Jour (1925)
Worth Vers Toi (1934)

Evelyne BOULANGER

Annabella Rouge
Bogner Wood Woman (2003)
Comme des Garcons Blue Encens (2013)
Comme des Garcons series 2, Red: Carnation (2001)
Comme des Garcons series 3, incense: Jaisalmer (2002)
Comme des Garcons series 3, incense: Zagorsk (2002)
E Coudray Givrine (reformulation)
Esprit Life by Esprit (2003)
Givenchy My Givenchy (2005)
Jil Sander Scent 79 Woman (2007)
L'Artisan Patchouli Patch (2002, with Bertrand Duchaufour)
Muelhens Bella Firenze
Salvador Dali Dalistyle (2002)
Van Cleef & Arpels First Jasmin de Chine (2004)
Van Cleef & Arpels First Pour l'Ete (2002)
Van Cleef & Arpels First Summer (2007)
Van Cleef & Arpels Rêve (2013, with Nathalie Feisthauer & Emilie Coppermann)

Pierre BOURDON

Philippe BOUSSETON

Adidas Dynamic
Adidas Ice Dive (2001)
Adidas Originals (2005)
Charriol Pour Femme Eau de Toilette (2008)
Davidoff Cool Water Freeze Me (2008)
Davidoff Cool Water Wave (2007)
Harley Davidson Her Destiny
Old England Chelsea Dreams
Van Cleef & Arpels Tsar (1989)
Venexx (2003)

Christopher BROSIUS

CB I Hate Perfume line
Cumming the Fragrance (2005)
Demeter (all scents from 1993 - June 2004)
Napa Valley Cielo (with Dawn Spencer Hurwitz)

Laurent BRUYERE (d. 2008)

Daphne BUGEY

Mark BUXTON

Annie BUZANTIAN

Corinne CACHEN

Koto Parfums Hello Kitty Woman (2009)
La Perla J'aime Les Fleurs (2008)
Lulu Castagnette Les Petites Folies 20:15 (2010)
Montblanc Presence for men (2001)
Montblanc Presence Cool (2002)
Odin 07 Tanoke (2011)
Olivier Strelli Eau de Toilette (2005)
Parfums 137 Hollywood Stromboli 1950 (2009)

Francis CAMAIL

Agatha Pamplemousse (1998)
Agatha Thé a la Mure (1998)
Annick Goutal Eau d'Hadrien (1981, with Annick Goutal)
Bond no. 9 Eau de Noho
Bond no. 9 Great Jones
Bond no. 9 Little Italy (2004)
Christiane Celle/Calypso Mimosa (1995)
Estee Lauder Aliage (1972)
Guerlain Coriolan (possibly)
House of Sillage Tiara (2011)
Pierre Wulf Gilda (1986)
Rothenstein Deja Vu
Tino Cosma Cologne

Jean CARLES (1892 - 1966)

Carven Ma Griffe (1946)
Christian Dior Miss Dior (1947, with Paul Vacher)
Dana Canoe (1935)
Dana Tabu (1932)
Lucien Lelong Elle...Elle...
Lucien Lelong Indiscret
Lucien Lelong Orgueil
Lucien Lelong Tailspin
Lucien Lelong Tout Lelong
Schiaparelli Shocking (1937)

Françoise CARON

Yves CASSAR

Avon Surreal (2006)
Avon + Patrick Dempsey Unscripted (2008, with Pascal Gaurin)
Avon + Ungaro U by Ungaro For Him (2008, with Pascal Guarin)
Brut Revolution (2006)
Calvin Klein Crave men (with Pascal Gaurin & Jean Marc Chaillan)
Calvin Klein Eternity Summer for women (2008, with Pascal Gaurin)
Diana Vreeland Absolutely Vital (2014)
Estee Lauder Intuition for men (with Pierre Wargnye, Lois Evans & Alenor Massenet)
Giorgio Armani Emporio Armani Night He (2003, with Beatrice Piquet & Alenore Massenet)
Gwen Stefani Harajuku Lovers Love (2008, with Pascal Gaurin)
Healing Garden In Bloom
Healing Garden Sheer Passion
Jessica Simpson Fancy Love (2009, with Celine Barel, Pascal Gaurin & Clement Gavarry)
Loewe Aire Loco (2009, with Carlos Benaim)
Richard James Eau de Cologne (2006)
Richard James Richard James (2003)

Josephine CATAPANO (1918-2012)

Josephine Catapano was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Society of Perfumers in 1993.

Estee Lauder Youth Dew
Guy Laroche Fidji (1966)
Norell Norell (1968)
Shiseido Zen (original version, 1964)

Jacques CAVALLIER

Germaine CELLIER (1909 - 1970?)

Balenciaga La Fuite des Heures (1949)
Balmain Elysées 63.84 (1947)
Balmain Jolie Madame (1953)
Balmain Monsieur Balmain
Balmain Vent Vert (1947)
Nina Ricci Coeur Joie (1946)
Robert Piguet Bandit (1944)
Robert Piguet Fracas (1948)

Raymond CHAILLAN

Jean Marc CHAILLAN

Bernard CHANT (d. 1987)

Antonia’s Flowers Antonia’s Flowers (1984)
Aramis Aramis (1965)
Aramis Devin (1978)
Clinique Aromatics Elixir (1972)
Estee Lauder Azuree (1969)
Gres Cabochard (1959)
Halston Halston (1974)

Anne Sophie CHAPUIS

Byblos Man (2006)
Comme des Garcons Odeur 53 (1998, with Martine Pallix)
Grigioperla Attitude for men (2006, with Sophie Labbe)
Yardley Jade (2014)

Sonia CONSTANT

Burberry Burberry Sport for Men (2010, with Antoine Maisondieu & Nathalie Gracia-Cetto)
Crazylibellule & The Poppies Les Divines Alcoves Aux Anges (2006)
Crazylibellule & The Poppies Les Divines Alcoves Dans Tes Bras (2006)
Crazylibellule & The Poppies Les Divines Alcoves Le Baiser (2006)
Crazylibellule & The Poppies Les Divines Alcoves Tout Oublier (2006)
Crazylibellule & The Poppies Poule de Luxe Vanilla Lemon Pie (2006)
Crazylibellule & The Poppies Poule de Luxe Vanilla Macarons (2006)
Crazylibellule & The Poppies Shanghaijava Ananas Imperial (2006)
Crazylibellule & The Poppies Shanghaijava Encens Mystic (2006)
Crazylibellule & The Poppies Shanghaijava Ginger & Coconut (2006)
Crazylibellule & The Poppies Shanghaijava Litichi Blossom (2006)
Escada Absolutely Me (2010)
Fragonard Cologne Grand Luxe (2005, with Jean Guichard)
Fragonard Etoile (2009)
Kenzo L'Eau 2 Kenzo Pour Homme (2012)
Mango Lady Rebel (2009)
Mary Kate & Ashley Hamptons Style (2007)
Oscar de la Renta Fresh Vanilla (2007)
Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Soul Viola Essenziale (2013)
Swarovski Edition (2012)
Tocca Brigitte (2008, with Antoine Lie)
Tous H2O (2009)
Van Cleef & Arpels First Premier Bouquet (2008, with Antoine Lie)

Emilie (Bevierre) COPPERMANN

Francois COTY (1874 - 1934)

Founder of the Coty perfume house. Perfumes created by Francois Coty include:

Chypre de Coty (1917)
Emeraude (1923)
Knize Ten (1924, with Vincent Roubert)
La Rose Jacqueminot (1904)
L'Aimant (1927, with Vincent Roubert)
L'Origan (1905)

Marie-Aude COUTURE BLUCHE

Balmain Eau d'Amazonie (2005)
Comme des Garcons Guerilla 1 (2006)
Jacomo for her (2005)
Jean Louis Scherrer S for women (2006)
Paul Smith Extreme for men (2002, with Olivier Pescheux)
Pierre Cardin Bleu Marine Pour Elle
Pucci Vivara (2007, with Natalie Gracia-Cetto)
Yves Rocher Hoggar (2005)

Olivier CRESP

Alexis DADIER

Courvoisier L'edition Imperiale (2007)
Givenchy Ambre Tigré (2014)
Jessica Simpson Fancy (2008)
Jill Stuart Night Jewel (2009)
Kate Moss Lilabelle Truly Adorable (2012)
L'Occitane Eau d'Azur
L'Occitane Eau du Val (2004)
L'Occitane Notre Flore Cedar / Cedre (2007)
L'Occitane Rose Nuit de Mai (2009)
NellyRodi Scent Factory no. 1 (2005)
Oxbow For Him (2008)
Thierry Mugler Miroir Miroir A Travers Le Miroir / Through the Looking Glass (2007)
Thierry Mugler Miroir Miroir Miroir des Vanités / Mirror of Vanities (2007)

Ernest DALTROFF (1867? - 1941)

Founder of the House of Caron. Perfumes created by Ernest Daltroff include:

Caron Acaciosa (1924)
Caron Alpona (1939)
Caron Bellodgia (1927)
Caron En Avion (1929)
Caron Fleurs de Rocaille (1933)
Caron French Can Can (1936)
Caron Infini (1912)
Caron London Paris (1917)
Caron Mimosa (1917)
Caron N'aimez que Moi (1916)
Caron Narcisse Blanc (1922)
Caron Narcisse Noir (1911)
Caron Nuit de Noel (1922)
Caron Pour Un Homme (1934)
Caron Tabac Blond (1919)
Caron Violette Precieuse (1913)

Jean Claude DELVILLE

Francois DEMACHY

Bourjois Equateur
Bourjois Masculin Extreme (2000)
Bourjois Ouragan
Bourjois Soir de Paris (reformulated version, 1992, with Jacques Polge)
Christian Dior Addict to Life (2011)
Christian Dior Cologne Royale (2010)
Christian Dior Dior Homme Cologne (2007)
Christian Dior Eau Sauvage Fraicheur Cuir (2007)
Christian Dior Fahrenheit 32 (2007, with Louise Turner)
Christian Dior Granville (2010)
Christian Dior Leather Oud (2010)
Christian Dior Milly-la-Forêt (2010)
Christian Dior Miss Dior Cherie (Eau de Toilette version, 2006, with Francois Caron)
Christian Dior Mitzah (2010)
Christian Dior New Look 1947 (2010)
Christian Dior Vetiver (2010)
Emilio Pucci Miss Pucci (2010, with Christine Nagel & Benoit Lapouza)
Tiffany Tiffany (1987)
Ungaro Ombre de la Nuit
Ungaro Pour L'Homme

Steve DEMERCADO

Brooks Brothers Black Fleece Women (2009)
Cereus Pour Homme No. 11 (2008)
Escada Magnetic Beat (2003, with Pierre Bourdon)
Escada Magnetism (2003, with Pierre Bourdon)
Jennifer Lopez Love at First Glow (2006)
Guess Guess Man (2006)
Gwen Stefani Harajuku Lovers G (2008)
Jessica Simpson Fancy Nights (2010)
Kenneth Cole Men (2002)
Marc Jacobs Blush (2004)
Marc Jacobs Blush Intense (2006)
Marc Jacobs Women (2001, with Loc Dong)
Michael Jordan Cologne
Michael Kors Kors for women (2003, with Christophe Raynaud)
Michael Kors Notes from Michael "Houndstooth" (2001)
Michael Kors Notes from Michael "Tattersall" (2001)
Nicole Richie Nicole (2012)
Paris Hilton Paris Hilton (2004, with James Krivda)
Paris Hilton Just Me (2005)
Paris Hilton Tease (2010)
Queen Latifah Queen by Queen Latifah (2009)
Tommy Hilfiger Tommy Girl Jeans (2003)
Tommy Hilfiger Tommy Girl Summer for women (2002 limited edition)
Tommy Hilfiger Tommy Summer for men (2002 limited edition, with Patricia Bilodeau)
Victoria's Secret Very Sexy for Him 2 (2003)
Vince Camuto by Vince Camuto (2011)

Sabine DE TSCHARNER

Kenneth Cole Black, created by Sabine de Tscharner in collaboration with Harry Fremont, won the Fifi award for Men's Luxe fragrance in 2004.

Adidas Urban Spice (2003)
Kenneth Cole Black for men (with Harry Fremont)
Marc Rosen Shanghai

Claude DIR

American Girl Banana Bikini
American Girl Coconut Milk
Anthropologie Cape of Good Hope (2009)
Beyonce Heat (2010, with Olivier Gillotin)
Bijan DNA (1993)
Bobbi Brown Beach (2002)
Bobbi Brown Bobbi (1998)
Bond no. 9 Andy Warhol Lexington Avenue (2008)
Bond no. 9 Andy Warhol Success is a Job in New York (2009)
Britney Spears Curious (2004)
Britney Spears In Control Curious (2006)
Celine Dion Simply Chic (2010)
Como & Brigante Nou (2008)
Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Revitalize (2007, with Rodrigo Flores-Roux)
Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Summer (2005, with Rodrigo Flores-Roux)
Elizabeth Arden Mediterranean (2007)
Elizabeth Arden Pretty (2009)
Elizabeth Arden Pretty Hot (2011)
Hope Diamond Collection Fable
Hugo Boss Hugo Energise (2005)
Jack Black Signature Blue Mark (2005)
Jack Black Signature Silver Mark
Juicy Couture Dirty English (2008)
Kate Spade Twirl (2010)
Keiko Mecheri Mihime (2006)
Kenneth Cole Mankind (2013)
Kim Kardashian Kim Kardashian (2010)
Kim Kardashian Pure Honey (2013)
Lacoste Pour Homme (2002)
La Prairie Silver Rain (2004)
Marc Jacobs
Mariah Carey Never Forget You (2011, with Marypierre Julien)
Mariah Carey Vision of Love (2011, with Marypierre Julien)
Mary Kay Affection (2006)
Mary Kay Belara
Nou Nou Eau de Parfum
Perry Ellis (2013)
Perry Ellis For Women (2009)
Tutti Dolce Ameretti
Tutti Dolce Summer
Visari Waterlily (2001)

Loc DONG

Isabelle DOYEN

Karine DUBREUIL

Bertrand DUCHAUFOUR

Jean Michel DURIEZ

Jean Michel Duriez joined Jean Patou in 1997, and is now the "house nose"; in 2008 it was announced that he would also be the in-house perfumer at Rochas

Jean Patou Enjoy (2003)
Jean Patou For Ever
Jean Patou Hip (2001)
Jean Patou Nacre (2001)
Jean Patou PanAme de Patou (2001)
Jean Patou Sira des Indes (2006)
Jean Patou Un Amour de Patou (1998)
Lacoste 2000
Lacoste for women (1999)
Rochas Eau de Rochas Fraîche (2010)
Rochas Eau Sensuelle (2009)
Rochas Les Cascades de Rochas Eclat d’Agrumes (2012)
Rochas Les Cascades de Rochas Songe d’Iris (2013)
Rochas Muse de Rochas (2011)
Rochas Secret de Rochas (2013)
Rochas Secret de Rochas Oud Mystère (2014)
Yohji Yamamoto Yohji Homme (1999)

Bernard ELLENA

Amouage Beloved (2012)
Amouage Beloved Man (2013)
Benetton Colors de Benetton
Benetton Tribu (1993)
Biotherm Eau de Paradis (2010)
Biotherm + Vanessa Bruno L'Eau (2011)
Bruno Banani About Men (2004)
Corinne Cobson Eau de Cobson (2001)
Corinne Cobson Love Etc (1999)
Davidoff The Game (2013)
Dog Generation Oh My Cat! (2001, with Maurice Roucel)
Dog Generation Oh My Dog! (2000)
Esprit Connect Her (2007)
Givenchy Ange ou Demon Le Secret (2009)
Guess Seductive Sunkissed (2012)
Hanae Mori (1995)
Iceberg Burning Ice (2012)
Jacomo de Jacomo Rouge (2002)
Jaguar Woman (2004, with Maurice Roucel)
Jil Sander Style (2006)
Jil Sander Stylessence (2007)
Jil Sander Style Pastels Blush Pink (2008, with Lucas Sieuzac)
Jil Sander Style Pastels Soft Yellow (2008, with Lucas Sieuzac)
Jil Sander Style Pastels Tender Green (2008, with Lucas Sieuzac)
Jil Sander Style Soft (2009)
Jil Sander Style Summer (2008, with Lucas Sieuzac)
Lapidus Woman
Marc O'Polo Midsummer for women
Montblanc Legend Pour Femme (2012, with Nathalie Feisthauer)
Montblanc Legend Pour Femme Special Edition 2014 (2014)
Oriflame Petal Quartz (2008)
Popy Moreni de Fete
Revlon Charlie Jeans (2004)
Van Cleef & Arpels Oriens (2010)
Versace White Jeans

Celine ELLENA

Daughter of perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena. Celine Ellena's perfume creations include:

Biotherm Aqua Relax (1999)
Filles des Iles Golden Floral / Floral Solaire (2008)
Isabel Derroisne Rose Divine (2006)
L'Artisan Côte d’Amour (2009)
Nuxe Eau Prodigieuse Body Mist (2001)
Salvador Dali Little Kiss Me (2010)
The Different Company De Bachmakov (2010)
The Different Company Jasmin de Nuit (2005)
The Different Company Oriental Lounge (2009)
The Different Company Pure Virgin (2011)
The Different Company Sel de Vetiver (2006)
The Different Company Sublime Balkiss (2008)
The Different Company Un parfum d'ailleurs et fleurs (2006)
The Different Company Un parfum des sens et bois (2006)
The Different Company Un parfum de charme et feuilles (2006)

Jean-Claude ELLENA

Jérôme EPINETTE

Ilias ERMENIDIS

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