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EXCLUSIVE: Celine Dion on the Power of her 'Brilliant' New Fragrance

09/02/2010 at 01:00 PM ET

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Fragrance notoriously has the power to stir up feelings–but for Celine Dion, it’s able to spark as much emotion as any of her platinum-selling songs. “I remember buying my future husband a perfume that he was wearing at the time and I bought myself the same one to spray my pillow with his scent, and I was almost spraying my body with it,” she tells PEOPLE. “It was like I wanted to carry his scent as well.” Since then, the singer has gone pro with her love of fragrance, and will see her eighth U.S. launch this September with Pure Brilliance. And while creating a signature juice is no simple feat, inspiration, at least, is everywhere for Dion. “Probably because I’m carrying babies and I’ve been on vacation and I’m breathing great beach air and I’m with my family, it’s all about vacation and life,” the mom-to-be of twins says of this latest launch, a fruity floral created with Coty that features notes of pear, apple, green leaves, freesia and honeysuckle. As for her other well-known passion, the renown clothes-horse isn’t hard-pressed to name her go-to fashion favorite. “Pregnant or not, one of my favorite things is a tunic. You can wear it with flat shoes, with heels if you want to, even barefoot at the beach. It’s brilliant.” Fashion aside, the newest Brilliant thing in Celine’s life will launch in stores across America on September 6th, with prices starting at $28 for a 1-oz. eau de toilette. –Katherine Kluznik Rentmeester


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EXCLUSIVE: Celine Dion on the Power of her ‘Brilliant’ New Fragrance – People Magazine | Celine Dion on

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[...] Believe it or not, Celine Dion has seven scents on the mass fragrance market these days, with her eighth set to bow this month. Pure Brilliance is a fruity floral inspired by “breathing great beach air” and expectant motherhood (she’s currently pregnant with twins)—which may explain her other great pleasure at the moment: tunics. [People] [...]

Maegen on

OMD!!! SOOO EXCITED. First we get a picture of the beautfiul family yesterday, and then we get the release day of the new parfum! I love this woman!

Jon on

That’s great to hear, best of luck to Celine Dion on her new Fragrance, and I liked her new Fragrance Photo!

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Mara on

yuck yuck yuck! her future husband’s “perfume” on her pillow? Was he still married then? Was he trim?

yuck!!!

I like men to smell like leather, sweat, denim, and maybe a tinge of wood/trees. that’s it.

Women wearing perfume send me running, wheezing and squinting and coughing.

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Crystal on

I’ll be buying it ♥

elsie on

im so happy 4her. i love cd so much. but i guess her perfume wil not be available here in ph,;(nways more power 2 celine

maribel on

we love you celine!!!we’re all here always ready to support you…good luck to your pregnancy…we hope that ur always in good health and your 2 angels…love you…..

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evangelia on

I AM SO HAPPY FOR CELINE.I WILL BUY FOR SURE THE NEW PERFUME.

Amy on

Her husband wears perfume? One thing I hate about celebrity perfumes is that they are only the name of the brand. Someone else develops the fragrance, puts a few samples in front of them, and they pick A, B, or C. It’s easier to go to a department store and smell a fragrance without knowing the brand, then you’ll know which one you actually like the best. My current favorite fragrance is from snaub.com. It’s new enough that no one else has it. So I smell better than everyone else, and it’s not like showing up wearing the same prom dress.

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Arnoldo Pecka on

Useful info. Lucky me I discovered your site by accident, and I’m shocked why this twist of fate did not came about in advance! I bookmarked it.

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