Established by Javier Serra (formerly a director of Myrurgia) at 9 rue de la Paix, Paris in 1932; originally in Barcelona, Spain before moving to Paris; named after the Greek mythological beauty Danae. The company’s logo is the head of a beautiful woman, styled from the model Mariano Andreu.
C’est Fou Dana Parfums
1922
Possible association with Emir
Tabu Dana Parfums
1930
In Europe and in USA in 1941. Named after the painting ‘The Kreutzer Sonata’ by René Prinet acquired by Dana Parfums; used it to advertised Tabu; the slogan which is still used to day is ‘The Longest Kiss in History’. Created by Jean Carles, a floral woody amber (oriental) parfum with top notes of bergamot, orange flower, basil, neroli and coriander, heart notes of carnation, jasmine, rose, clover and ylang-ylang on base notes of patchouli, civet, oak moss, amber, musk, vetiver, sandalwood, cedar, benzoin and vanilla, classified F3f.
Tabu Dana Parfums
1930
An edp
Tabu Dana Parfums
1930
As above but as an edt, (90%)
Bolero Dana Parfums
1932
A parfum
20 Carats Dana Parfums
1933
A fougère fragrance, classified C1f, with gold flecks floating in its Art Deco bottle.
Resinas Dana Parfums
1933
Created for the Mexican market
Halago Dana Parfums
1934
Hidalgo Dana Parfums
1934
A citric masculine edt.
Bridal Bouquet Dana Parfums
1935
An edc
Émir Dana Parfums
1935
A feminine leather chypre edc, classified D7f. Presented in a bottle designed by Javier Serra
Verveine Dana Parfums
1935
Canoë Dana Parfums
1935
Created by Jean Carles of Roure; a classical aromatic fougère parfum with top notes of mainly lavender with heart notes of geranium, clove, cedar wood and patchouli; base notes of oak moss, vanilla, musk and heliotrope, classified C1f. Disc.
Canoë Dana Parfums
1935
As above but as an edt
Totem Dana Parfums
1939
Aloha Dana Parfums
1939
Platine Dana Parfums
1940
With silver flecks floating in its Art Deco bottle
Danalak Dana Parfums
1945
Intervalle Dana Parfums
1946
Suprestition Dana Parfums
1946
Unto pie Dana Parfums
1946
Vendetta Dana Parfums
1946
Yoga Dana Parfums
1946
Analergic Dana Parfums
1946
Sillage Dana Parfums
1946
100% Dana Parfums
1947
Presage Dana Parfums
1947
Perfido Dana Parfums
1948
Tundra Dana Parfums
1948
Sabotage Dana Parfums
1948
Bois de Boulogne Dana Parfums
1949
Priorité Dana Parfums
1949
A crisp citrus styled fragrance. Disc.
Cuir de Canada Dana Parfums
1950
A parfum de toilette
Imposible Dana Parfums
1950
(sic) A fresh citrus unisex fragrance. Disc.
Sympatia Dana Parfums
1950
Claude de Fontaine Dana Parfums
1950
Danamask Dana Parfums
1951
Voodoo Dana Parfums
1951
A parfum
Kali Dana Parfums
1952
A parfum
Marquisette Dana Parfums
1952
Platinum Dana Parfums
1953
Pink Blue Pink Dana Parfums
1954
White Chantilly Dana Parfums
1955
A fresh fruity-floral fragrance
Ambush Dana Parfums
1955
A crisp fruity woody oriental parfum with notes of bergamot, basil, mandarin, chamomile, lime oil, angelica, iris, geranium, reseda, canaga, heliotrope, clover, vetiver, oak moss, sandalwood and musk. Disc.
Ambush Dana Parfums
1955
An edc
Danita Dana Parfums
1958
Bon Voyage Dana Parfums
1960
Impluse Dana Parfums
1961
Pullman Dana Parfums
1968
A fougère edt (90%)