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Dead Sexy No. 6 Parfum – It’s a treat! (October 31st, 2010 New Fragrance Listing)

Hallowe’en is my absolute favourite ‘holiday’. With roots in the Gaelic festival of Samhain, which translates into ‘summer’s end’, it later became associated with the Christian All Saint’s Day, but nowadays it’s a largely secular event that’s all about the candy and the costumes – that and scaring the bejeesus out of yourself by watching scary movies.

When I was a kid, part of the fun of Hallowe’en was making costumes from what you had around the house. An old sheet with holes cut out for eyes and you were a ghost, your father’s old painting clothes and you were a hobo, a big box covered in foil and with holes cut out for your arms and you were a robot – my poor mother!

Of course, things are different now. People put more money and effort into their costumes, so I see fewer hobos and robots and more variations on the Goth theme - vampires zombies and the undead rule the night now. So, what am I going to wear tonight as I hand out treats? Why, Dead Sexy No. 6 Parfum of course.

This little gem is part of the Tokyomilk Parfumarie Curiositie line by Margot Elena. The line is all about little ‘curiosities’ – perfume, candles, pocket mirrors, stationary – things that arouse interest because they are different. Do I have your attention now?

There are 18 EDPs in the line with names like: Poe's Tobacco No. 1 Parfum and French Kiss No. 15 Parfum, but the one I love and go back to again and again is the one that is hardest to find (natch): Dead Sexy No. 6 Parfum.

It opens with a blast of alcohol alongside a beautiful exotic vanilla note. Woody notes appear and stop the vanilla from getting too sweet or cloying. White orchid adds a perfect floral note. There is gorgeous deep ebony at the drydown. It puts me in mind of Bulgari Black, but it’s not a balanced, as subtle or as elegant as Black. Nope, Dead Sexy No. 6 Parfum has its own voice, a little louder, a little sweeter perhaps, and waaaayyyy more playful and yes, sexy.
My fragrance choice for Hallowe’en? Dead Sexy No. 6 Parfum always. My fragrance choice whenever I want to feel sexy and arouse interest? Dead Sexy No. 6 Parfum  - absolutely!
Dead Sexy No. 6 Parfum is listed in our Decant Store. Decants are $4.00 for 1 ml.