Black Cashmere by Donna Karan Perfume. Black Cashmere for women is meant for the woman who desires a fragrance with a unique twist. Top notes of rose and carnation are followed by base notes of nutmeg, saffron and white pepper, creating the perfect feminine scent with a kick. The scent designers at Donna Karan developed this fragrance in 2002, offering ladies a fresh scent that lasts all day. Just one or two dabs on the wrist carry you through your entire workday.