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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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English Leather After Shave by Dana, 8 oz After Shave for Men

English Leather After Shave by Dana, 8 oz After Shave for Men Manufacturer: Dana Description: English Leather After Shave by Dana 8 oz After Shave for MenEnglish Leather Is Classified As A Sharp, Woody, Arid Fragrance. This Scent Possesses A … Continue reading

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Navy Cologne by Dana, 1 oz Cologne Spray for Men

Navy Cologne by Dana, 1 oz Cologne Spray for Men Manufacturer: Dana Description: Navy Cologne by Dana 1 oz Cologne Spray for MenLaunched By The Design House Of Dana In 1996, Navy Is Classified As A Refreshing, Spicy, Lavender, Amber … Continue reading

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Chantilly Body Powder by Dana, 5 oz Dusting Powder for Women

Chantilly Body Powder by Dana, 5 oz Dusting Powder for Women Manufacturer: Dana Description: Chantilly Body Powder by Dana 5 oz Dusting Powder for Women. Launched By The Design House Of Dana In 1941, Chantilly Is Classified As A Refined, … Continue reading

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Heaven Sent Perfume by Dana, 3.4 oz Eau De Parfum Spray, Reformulated for Women

Heaven Sent Perfume by Dana, 3.4 oz Eau De Parfum Spray, Reformulated for Women Manufacturer: Dana Description: Heaven Sent Perfume by Dana 3.4 oz Eau De Parfum Spray, Reformulated for Women. Launched By The Design House Of Dana In 1936, … Continue reading

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Incognito Perfume by Dana, .5 oz Eau De Cologne Spray for Women

Incognito Perfume by Dana, .5 oz Eau De Cologne Spray for Women Manufacturer: Dana Description: Incognito Perfume by Dana .5 oz Eau De Cologne Spray for Women. Intoduced In 1992 It’s A Flowery Fragrance With A Blend Of Florals And … Continue reading

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Tabu Solid Perfume by Dana, .25 oz Solid Stick Perfume for Women

Tabu Solid Perfume by Dana, .25 oz Solid Stick Perfume for Women Manufacturer: Dana Description: Tabu Solid Perfume by Dana .25 oz Solid Stick Perfume for Women. Launched By The Design House Of Dana In 1932, Tabu Is Classified As … Continue reading

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