Dominique Ropion

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Born1955 (age 67–68)
Paris, France

Dominique Ropion (French: [dɔminik ʁɔpjɔ̃]; born 1955) is a French master perfumer. Born in Paris, he trained at Roure Bertrand Dupont (now Givaudan perfumery school) in Grasse.[1][2] After joining International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. in 2000, Ropion has worked for fragrance brands including Christian Dior, Thierry Mugler, Lancôme, Givenchy, Frédéric Malle, Issey Miyake, Yves Saint Laurent, Paco Rabanne and The Body Shop.[3][4]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Ropion has received Cosmetique Magazine Oscar (2010), the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2012), the Cosmetic Valley's International Fragrance Prize or Prix François Coty (2008).[5] He received the title of Master Perfumer in 2018.[6]

List of creations[edit]


  1. ^ "Givaudan's Perfumery School | Givaudan".
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  4. ^ "Dominique Ropion (Maître parfumeur) : "On ne fait pas de plus mauvais parfums qu'il y a 30 ans"".
  5. ^ Prix François Coty
  6. ^ "IFF Honors Dominique Ropion with Prestigious Master Perfumer Title" (Press release). 18 January 2018.
  7. ^ "7 Giftable Fragrances That Won't Disappoint, from French Perfumer Dominique Ropion". 18 December 2015.