Jon Bon Jovi partners with Avon for new fragrances

Recording artist Jon Bon Jovi appears at Tiger Jam 2012 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center April 28, 2012 in Las Vegas. Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Jon Bon Jovi appears at Tiger Jam 2012 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center April 28, 2012, in Las Vegas.
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(CBS/AP) Jon Bon Jovi is going Unplugged.

The 50-year-old rock star is releasing a fragrance line called Unplugged with Avon Products, the company announced.

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Bon Jovi will appear in ads for both Unplugged for Her and Unplugged for Him.

The company said the inspiration for both scents is the unique feeling one has listening to a favorite song. The goal is "an emotional connection."

The women's version, which will be available through Avon representatives and online in October, is a floral oriental perfume, and the men's is a woody floral musk fragrance. It will go on sale in November.

Both Avon and Bon Jovi said admiration for each other's involvement in philanthropy largely drew them together as partners.


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