The fashion house of Donna Karan was founded in the mid-1980s, and in 1989, the designer created Donna Karan New York, which is known as DKNY.
The first perfume, Donna Karan for Women, was launched in 1992. In collaboration with Estee Lauder, new fragrances for men and women were offered throughout the 1990s. Luxury goods conglomerate LVMH acquired the company in 2000. Perfumes continue to be offered under the Donna Karan Beauty and DKNY labels.