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

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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.