The singer has apparently narrowed the choices down to four – and the front-runner is by a teenage high-school dropout!
Shimmering with butterflies – Mariah’s go-to motif – and woven with 14-carat gold thread, this $500,000 extravaganza is said to be her first choice of wedding gown.
According to The Daily Mail, Mariah is head over heels for the dress, designed by 17-year-old fashion student Sabrina DeSage.
If you’re wondering how a teenager at LA’s Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Design managed to catch the of one of the most famous women in the world, who is marrying a billionaire, you’re not the only one.
As with many things in Hollywood, it’s all about who you know! Sabrina’s mum Debra is said to be friends with Mariah’s fiancé James.
But a source close to the DeSage family says the teenager is “incredibly talented despite her age” and deserves to have made Mariahs’ shortlist, which is also believed to include three other designers.
There’s no guarantee that Sabrina’s dress will be the one she wears on the big day, but it’s a really exciting opportunity,” explained the source.
Mariah is yet to confirm that she is considering the spectacular dress.
Meanwhile, The Daily Mail is reporting that James and Mariah, who announced their engagement just last week will tie the knot in James’ native Australia at a “private retreat on Hayman Island”.
It’s reported that James will ferry guests to the no doubt star-studded event on his private plane.
“It’s an absolutely stunning spot,” says a source. “It will be an amazing party.”