Dana perfumes and colognes


Country: United States
Main activity: Fragrances
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Dana is a perfume brand originally founded in Spain, in 1932. Javier Serra, a former executive of Spanish perfume house Myrurgia, started the company and moved it shortly thereafter to Paris. Dana was named after Danae, the mother of Perseus in Greek mythology. Danae was allegedly a great beauty and her name has become something of a symbol for female beauty. The company's logo featured a stylized silhouette of a beautiful woman's head, designed by Spanish artist Mariano Andreu.

Dana's first launch was powerhouse women's oriental perfume, Tabu, by famed perfumer Jean Carles. The fragrance is now a classic and has been a perennial best-seller. It is still in production today. Dana launched a number of notable classic fragrances between the 1930s and 1950s, including men's scents Canoe and English Leather and women's scent Ambush.

The company relocated to the United States in 1940, when France was occupied by Germany.

Dana fragrances were re-tooled over time from prestige fragrances to mass market products. The company also acquired the licenses for several classic perfumes originally produced by other houses, including Chantilly (originally produced by Houbigant), Love's Baby Soft and the other Love's series (originally produced by Mem) and Toujours Moi (originally by Corday, then Max Factor). Dana was purchased by Renaissance Cosmetics in 1994, but the company's bankruptcy in 1999 led to the acquisition by New Dana Perfumes, who later changed their name to Dana Classics.

Dana Classics continues to produce many of the scents originally offered by Dana, and they have re-introduced updated versions of some beloved fragrances of yesteryear, such as Heaven Scent and Toujours Moi, for modern consumers.

Designer Dana has 29 perfumes in our fragrance base. Dana is an old perfume house. The earliest edition was created in 1921 and the newest is from 2010. Dana fragrances were made in collaboration with perfumers Jean Carles and Loc Dong.

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perfume Ambush Ambush
1997 for women

perfume Ambush original Ambush original
1955 for women

perfume Black Lace Black Lace
From decade: 2000 for women

perfume California California
1989 for women

perfume Canoe for Men Canoe for Men
1996 for men

perfume Classic Freesia Classic Freesia
1994 for women

perfume Classic Gardenia Classic Gardenia
1995 for women

perfume Classic Peony Classic Peony
for women

perfume Dreams by Tabu Dreams by Tabu
1995 for women

perfume Emir Emir
1935 for women

perfume Fetish Fetish
1997 for women

perfume French Vanilla French Vanilla
1994 for women

perfume Heaven Sent Heaven Sent
2001 for women

perfume Incognito Incognito
1992 for women

perfume Love's Baby Soft Love's Baby Soft
1974 for women

perfume Love's Heart Throb Love's Heart Throb
From decade: 2000 for women

perfume Love's Lemon Scent Love's Lemon Scent
From decade: 1970 for women

perfume Love's Rainforest Love's Rainforest
2010 for women

perfume Love's Soft Jasmin Love's Soft Jasmin
From decade: 2000 for women

perfume Love’s Sugar Kiss Love’s Sugar Kiss
2007 for women

perfume Lutece Lutece
1984 for women

perfume Navy Navy
1990 for women

perfume Navy for Men Navy for Men
1995 for men

perfume Shades Shades
for women

perfume Tabu Tabu
1932 for women

perfume Tabu Forbidden Tabu Forbidden
for women

perfume Toujours Moi Toujours Moi
1921 for women

perfume White Chantilly White Chantilly
1995 for women

perfume Zig Zag Zig Zag
for women

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