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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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Monsieur Musk After Shave by Dana, 4 oz After Shave for Men

Monsieur Musk After Shave by Dana, 4 oz After Shave for Men Manufacturer: Dana Description: Monsieur Musk After Shave by Dana 4 oz After Shave for MenLaunched By The Design House Of Dana In 1973, Monsieur Musk Is Classified As … Continue reading

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Navigator Cologne by Dana, 1 oz Cologne Spray for Men

Navigator Cologne by Dana, 1 oz Cologne Spray for Men Manufacturer: Dana Description: Navigator Cologne by Dana 1 oz Cologne Spray for menNavigator Is Blend Of Fresh Aroma And Citrus Combine To Create This Spicy Blend. SKU: NARMCS1 In stock: … Continue reading

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English Leather Soap by Dana, 6 oz Soap on a rope for Men

English Leather Soap by Dana, 6 oz Soap on a rope for Men Manufacturer: Dana Description: English Leather Soap by Dana 6 oz Soap on a rope for MenEnglish Leather Is Classified As A Sharp, Woody, Arid Fragrance. This Scent … Continue reading

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Navy Mini by Dana, .1 oz Mini Cologne for Women

Navy Mini by Dana, .1 oz Mini Cologne for Women Manufacturer: Dana Description: Navy Mini by Dana .1 oz Mini Cologne for Women. Launched By The Design House Of Coty In 1990, Navy Is Classified As A Luxurious, Oriental, Floral … Continue reading

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Raffinee Perfume by Dana, 1.7 oz Eau De Toilette Spray for Women

Raffinee Perfume by Dana, 1.7 oz Eau De Toilette Spray for Women Manufacturer: Dana Description: Raffinee Perfume by Dana 1.7 oz Eau De Toilette Spray for Women. Launched By The Design House Of Dana In 1982, Raffinee Is Classified As … Continue reading

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Chantilly Perfume by Dana, 1 oz Eau De Toilette Spray for Women

Chantilly Perfume by Dana, 1 oz Eau De Toilette Spray for Women Manufacturer: Dana Description: Chantilly Perfume by Dana 1 oz Eau De Toilette Spray for Women. Launched By The Design House Of Dana In 1941, Chantilly Is Classified As … Continue reading

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