per·​fum·​er | \pər-ˈfyü-mər, pə-, ˈpər-ˌfyü-\

Definition of perfumer 

: one that makes or sells perfumes

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Arriving at the wedding with the florist and perfumer, Eric Buterbaugh, Moore looked absolutely flawless, wearing a crimson Stella McCartney dress. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Demi Moore Just Joined Instagram to Share Behind-the-Scenes Footage of Princess Eugenie's Wedding," 13 Oct. 2018 Tom Ford Tom has managed to be what every designer wants to be: not only a designer but a poet, an artist, a filmmaker, a perfumer. Corey Seymour, Vogue, "André Leon Talley Talks His New Documentary and His Favorite American Designers," 17 Apr. 2018 There are those on the smaller business end of the fragrance industry who think Philyra can actually benefit perfumers. Chavie Lieber, Vox, "Is AI the future of perfume? IBM is betting on it.," 24 Oct. 2018 The company did not have to venture to any ballpark to capture the smells — its perfumers created them from the firm’s vast catalog of fragrances, said Matthias Tabert, the company’s senior manager for strategic insights. Corey Kilgannon, New York Times, "In the Bronx, Stadium Scents Take Fans Out to the Ballgame," 31 Mar. 2018 Buy Now Louis Vuitton fragrance set For Louis Vuitton's first foray into the world of men's fragrances, the Parisian brand enlisted a master perfumer (Jacques Cavallier Belletrud) to whip up not one, but five original scents. Matt Sebra, GQ, "The 8 Things We're Obsessed with This June," 5 June 2018 The cozy dinner was in celebration of Maison Christian Dior, a collection of fragrances, soaps, candles, and creams from Dior’s perfumer-creator François Demachy. Camila Hennessy, Vogue, "Definitively Dior: The Fashion Maison Hosts Katie Holmes, Emma Roberts, and More at Its Perfume Launch," 3 July 2018 Chanel's in-house perfumer Olivier Polge, who has been at the helm since 2015, just introduced three light, citrusy, and unexpected eau de toilettes called Lex Eaux de Chanel. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Chanel Just Launched Three Unisex Fragrances That Will Change The Way You Think About Chanel Perfume," 21 June 2018 Selling old scents at a premium is just one in a series of unplanned twists that have propelled Bedel into the unlikely role of cult perfumer. John Brodie, Town & Country, "Why Some Perfumers Are Betting That Fragrance Gets Better With Age," 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of perfumer

1564, in the meaning defined above

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