Celebrity stylist Law Roach first met Celine Dion at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. A fan of her music, he went to her dressing room postshow and made quite the impression — Dion called him the next day to ask if he would travel to Paris to be with her for a month. A month turned into a year and things came full circle on Sunday, when Roach styled Dion for this year’s awards show.
Dion delivered an emotionally charged performance of “My Heart Will Go On” in honor of the 20th anniversary of the film “Titanic.” Standing underneath a giant chandelier, the songstress wore a white gown by Stéphane Rolland that featured dramatic shoulders and a plunging neckline.
“If someone asked me if there was a dress that embodied who Celine was, it would have to be that dress,” shares Roach. “Not only was it elegant, but it was so much drama. I knew in my heart of hearts that that would be the dress.”
Celine Dion in her Stéphane Rolland gown backstage at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.
Roach reveals that he reached out to Rolland on a whim after running into some difficulty with designers due to the Cannes Film Festival. Rolland agreed to send Roach two dresses, and Roach