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Dana Ambush ~ fragrance review

Dana Ambush, vintage advert with background extended

In perfumery, lavender has mostly been set aside for men’s scents — for fougères in particular. Lavender-focused fragrance marketed to women is scarce enough that we can practically count them on one hand: Christian Dior Dune (the moody stalwart), Jean Patou Moment Suprême (the one that got away) and Vero Profumo Kiki (the new standard). You might be able to toss in a few others. To this list, I’ll add the original Dana Ambush.

Ambush, created by the legendary perfumer Jean Carles, launched in 1955…

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Dana Tabu Rose ~ new fragrance

Dana Tabu Rose

Dana has launched Tabu Rose, a new floral fragrance for women. Tabu Rose is a flanker to 1932’s Tabu

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A Celebrity’s Scent: Frida Kahlo & Dana Emir

Frida

When I visited Mexico City for the first time, the place I wanted to see more than any other was Frida Kahlo’s house in Coyoacán — the Casa Azul. Since that trip, Casa Azul (Museo Frida Kahlo) has been spruced up, and hidden wonders within its walls discovered: many of Kahlo’s fantastic clothes and other personal belongings — hairbrushes, decorated (and bloodied) orthopedic corsets she used after her many spinal surgeries, Kahlo’s prosthetic leg, sunglasses, lipstick, nail polish (Revlon’s vibrant red “Orchids to You”)…and perfume.

Over the years, I’ve noticed friends sometimes keep empty perfume bottles for years. Often, the perfume was an overseas purchase and couldn’t be easily replaced. Sometimes, the fragrance was extinct or a particular bottle rekindled memories of a certain someone or some place that gave happiness. I was intrigued when I found out Kahlo kept an empty bottle of Dana Emir…

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2014, part 7

Our second-to-last holiday gift post for 2014 includes stocking stuffers and cheap thrills. Our final post, hopefully tomorrow, will be the luxury edition.

Dana Tabu, four sizes

From Dana, the classic Tabu Eau de Cologne, in a number of sizes, all affordable: 15 ml for $5.99, 35 ml for $11.50, 90 ml Violin bottle for $19.99, or 75 ml “Nostalgia” bottle for $18.50. At Dana Beauty

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British Sterling Cologne by Dana, 3.8 oz Cologne for Men

British Sterling Cologne by Dana, 3.8 oz Cologne for Men Manufacturer: Dana Description: British Sterling Cologne by Dana 3.8 oz Cologne for MenLaunched By The Design House Of Dana In 1965, British Sterling Is Classified As A Refined, Spicy, Lavender, … Continue reading

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Canoe Cologne by Dana, 2 oz Eau De Toilette / Cologne for Men

Canoe Cologne by Dana, 2 oz Eau De Toilette / Cologne for Men Manufacturer: Dana Description: Canoe Cologne by Dana 2 oz Eau De Toilette / Cologne for MenLaunched By The Design House Of Dana In 1932, Canoe Is Classified … Continue reading

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Lutece Body Powder by Dana, 4 oz Perfume Talc Bath Powder for Women

Lutece Body Powder by Dana, 4 oz Perfume Talc Bath Powder for Women Manufacturer: Dana Description: Lutece Body Powder by Dana 4 oz Perfume Talc Bath Powder for Women. Launched By The Design House Of Dana In 1984, Lutece Is … Continue reading

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Love’s Baby Soft Perfume by Dana, 1 oz Cologne (unboxed) for Women

Love’s Baby Soft Perfume by Dana, 1 oz Cologne (unboxed) for Women Manufacturer: Dana Description: Love’s Baby Soft Perfume by Dana 1 oz Cologne (unboxed) for Women. Launched By The Design House Of Mem In 1974, Loves Baby Soft Is … Continue reading

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Love’s White Vanilla Perfume by Dana, 1 oz Cologne for Women

Love’s White Vanilla Perfume by Dana, 1 oz Cologne for Women Manufacturer: Dana Description: Love’s White Vanilla Perfume by Dana 1 oz Cologne for Women. The Scent Of Innocence And Seduction Come Together In This Gourmand Musk For Women. The … Continue reading

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British Sterling Cologne by Dana, 1 oz Cologne Spray for Men

British Sterling Cologne by Dana, 1 oz Cologne Spray for Men Manufacturer: Dana Description: British Sterling Cologne by Dana 1 oz Cologne Spray for MenLaunched By The Design House Of Dana In 1965, British Sterling Is Classified As A Refined, … Continue reading

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