Ever since the 1990s, Mariah Carey has been blowing people’s minds with her larger than life voice. Her impressive five-octave vocal range and signature whistle register made her an icon and a legend in the music industry. However, music isn’t the only field in which Carey excels.
Very early in her career, Carey also established herself as a fashion icon. From her sparkly gown era to crop tops, there is never a dull moment when it comes to Carey’s style. In honor of Carey’s 50th birthday, I am taking a look back at some of her best looks throughout the years. So, without further ado, here is the fashion evolution of Mariah Carey.
At the 1991 American Music Awards, Mariah Carey wore a black two-piece, with the pants featuring a golden zipper.
To the following year’s ceremony, the singer wore a sparkly rhinestone mini-dress with iridescent stockings.
To the 1993 Anual Grammy Awards, Carey wore a strappy red dress along with a matching red purse.
Attending the 1996 MTV VMA’s, Carey wore a mini dress. The songstress completed the look with a black belt and leather black boots.
Carey attended the following year’s VMA’s in a black two-piece, which featured a high-slit.
To the 1998 Billboard Awards, Carey wore a black tank top and a black leather skirt.
At the 1999 Academy Awards, Carey graced the carpet in a white lace gown by L’Wren Scott.
Attending the 2000 American Music Awards, Carey wore a cut-out black gown.
At the Top of the Pops Awards, Carey wore a sparkling black gown.
At her album release party, Carey wore a light blue satin gown. The songstress completed the look with long, sleek hair and dark eye makeup.
To the 2003 Fresh Air Fund Salute To American Heroes, MC wore a Louis Vuitton mini dress. The singer completed the look with a pearl necklace, peep-toe heels that featured bows, and a headband.
Mariah Carey attended Diddy’s 2004 birthday party in a green princess-style gown complete with a full tulle skirt and train as well as a matching tiara.
Carey celebrated her birthday and album launch in a white gown with bejeweled details. The singer completed her look with a furry white shawl.
At Oprah Winfrey’s Legends Ball, Carey opted for a strapless black gown, which featured tiered tulle trim along the bottom. The singer completed her look with white gloves.