The pop star talks to PEOPLE about her growing perfume empire, modeling on Instagram and finding balance between her music and motherhood

By Jackie Fields
July 14, 2017 04:00 PM
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Britney Spears FragranceCourtesy Denise Truscello
Credit: Courtesy Denise Truscello

Britney Spears‘ perfume empire is expanding yet again. The consummate fragrance creator (who’s also a mogul mom, professional hit-maker, and low-key fashion model) recently revealed the launch of VIP Private Show, an extension of her Private Show perfume that launched last summer. And this week, the fragrance became available online, giving all mega-fans another piece of her.

“The original Private Show celebrates one of my biggest passions – dancing – and I’m so excited to be able to take the fragrance to a more personal place with VIP Private Show,” shares the 35-year-old of her new scent, a sweet but sultry blend of blood orange, magnolia and musk. “There’s an amazing connection between a performer and the audience when you’re putting on a show.”

In honor of her latest launch, Spears answered our most pressing questions about fragrance, fashion and life with her sons, Jayden James, 10, and Sean Preston, 11.

Britney Spears FragranceCourtesy Elizabeth Aden
Credit: Courtesy Elizabeth Aden

My scents are special to me because…“I love the idea helping people feel sexy, strong and confident, and I think my fragrances show that. Each of my fragrances represents a different side of my personality and my passions.”

If I have an hour to myself, I…“Take a relaxing bath or a yoga class, if I am not spending time with my boys. I need to have a little bit of “me” time, and a break from all the hectic activity helps keep me grounded.”

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The inspiration behind my Instagram fashion shows is…“That I just love playing dress up with clothes, and decided one day to have some fun putting on a fashion show with some of the dresses that I had just bought. I love doing these videos so much that now I can’t stop! I do practice my walk!”

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The biggest lesson I have learned about myself is…“That I love making music and performing, and it’s easy to get so busy with that stuff that I forget to stop and take a moment to just enjoy and appreciate everything. I’ve learned I need to make an effort to do that more often because my boys are growing up so fast and I want to remember every second of it!”

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