Two thumbs up! R&B diva Mariah Carey braves Big Apple winter in fabulous fringed cape

Mariah Carey showcased her fabulous winter style in an expensive-looking black cape featuring teal fringe trim while strutting through the frozen Big Apple on Tuesday.

The 48-year-old mother-of-two paired her ostentatious outwear with yet another cleavage-boosting LBD, black tights, and matching thigh-high suede boots.

Despite it being nighttime, the five-time Grammy winner kept her large sunglasses firmly placed on her made-up face and she flashed an enthusiastic thumbs up.

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Werk! Mariah Carey showcased her fabulous winter style in an expensive-looking black cape featuring teal fringe trim while strutting through the frozen Big Apple on Tuesday

Werk! Mariah Carey showcased her fabulous winter style in an expensive-looking black cape featuring teal fringe trim while strutting through the frozen Big Apple on Tuesday

Mariah finished off her casual evening attire with her signature long blonde coiffed curls and she was, of course, dripping in diamond jewelry for her solo outing.

On Monday, Carey - who boasts 45.5M social media followers - retweeted a video of an entire high school cafeteria singing along to her 2005 hit We Belong Together.

The native New Yorker - who graduated from Harborfields High School in 1987 - noted: 'More time than I ever spent in my school's cafeteria LOL!'

Missing from the Star actress' side on Tuesday was her on/off toyboy Bryan Tanaka, whom she was spotted on a dinner date with last Wednesday at Mr Chow in Beverly Hills.  

Ostentatious outwear: The 48-year-old mother-of-two paired her cape with yet another cleavage-boosting LBD, black tights, and matching thigh-high suede boots
Ostentatious outwear: The 48-year-old mother-of-two paired her cape with yet another cleavage-boosting LBD, black tights, and matching thigh-high suede boots

Ostentatious outwear: The 48-year-old mother-of-two paired her cape with yet another cleavage-boosting LBD, black tights, and matching thigh-high suede boots

Shimmy: Despite it being nighttime, the five-time Grammy winner kept her large sunglasses firmly placed on her made-up face and she flashed an enthusiastic thumbs up

Shimmy: Despite it being nighttime, the five-time Grammy winner kept her large sunglasses firmly placed on her made-up face and she flashed an enthusiastic thumbs up

Dah-ling! Mariah finished off her casual evening attire with her signature long blonde coiffed curls and she was, of course, dripping in diamond jewelry for her solo outing
Dah-ling! Mariah finished off her casual evening attire with her signature long blonde coiffed curls and she was, of course, dripping in diamond jewelry for her solo outing

Dah-ling! Mariah finished off her casual evening attire with her signature long blonde coiffed curls and she was, of course, dripping in diamond jewelry for her solo outing

'More time than I ever spent in my school's cafeteria LOL!' On Monday, Carey retweeted a video of an entire high school cafeteria singing along to her 2005 hit We Belong Together

'More time than I ever spent in my school's cafeteria LOL!' On Monday, Carey retweeted a video of an entire high school cafeteria singing along to her 2005 hit We Belong Together

Mimi first met the 34-year-old back-up dancer when she employed him on her 40-date, $27.9M-grossing Adventures of Mimi Tour way back in 2006.

Carey enjoyed a family reunion on January 15 when she and ex-husband #2 Nick Cannon brought their six-year-old fraternal twins Moroccan and Monroe to the Kidspace Children's Museum in Pasadena.

On February 21, the 37-year-old Lip Sync Battle Shorties host will celebrate the first birthday of his third child (son Golden 'Sagon') with Miss Guam 2014, Brittany Bell.

The I Don't songstress has been hard at work on her 15th studio album on her newly-launched record label, Butterfly MC Records, at West Hollywood's Westlake Recording Studios. 

Missing from the five-time Grammy winner's side was her on/off toyboy Bryan Tanaka, whom she was spotted with at nearby Buddakan on Wednesday (pictured January 17)

Briefly split last April: Missing from the Star actress' side was her on/off toyboy Bryan Tanaka, whom she was spotted on a dinner date with last Wednesday at Mr Chow in Beverly Hills

'Epic throwback!' Mariah first met the 34-year-old back-up dancer when she employed him on her 40-date, $27.9M-grossing Adventures of Mimi Tour way back in 2006

'Epic throwback!' Mimi first met the 34-year-old back-up dancer when she employed him on her 40-date, $27.9M-grossing Adventures of Mimi Tour way back in 2006

'#ThankYouDrKing': The native New Yorker enjoyed a family reunion on January 15 when she and ex-husband #2 Nick Cannon (2-R) brought their six-year-old fraternal twins Moroccan and Monroe to the Kidspace Children's Museum in Pasadena

'#ThankYouDrKing': Carey enjoyed a family reunion on January 15 when she and ex-husband #2 Nick Cannon (2-R) brought their six-year-old fraternal twins Moroccan and Monroe to the Kidspace Children's Museum in Pasadena

Third child: On February 21, the 37-year-old Lip Sync Battle Shorties host will celebrate the first birthday of his son Golden 'Sagon' (L) with Miss Guam 2014, Brittany Bell (R)

Third child: On February 21, the 37-year-old Lip Sync Battle Shorties host will celebrate the first birthday of his son Golden 'Sagon' (L) with Miss Guam 2014, Brittany Bell (R)

'I can't give too much away,' the Elusive Chanteuse told Essence in August.

'I hope to work with [French] on this album. He's one of my favorite people to work with. I [also] hope to work with Travis Scott and I'd love to work with Kendrick Lamar too. Who doesn't love Kendrick?'

Mariah isn't scheduled to use her five-octave pipes again publicly until her delayed, five-date The Number 1's Tour kicks off October 7 at New Zealand's Spark Arena in Auckland.

'Missed my 2nd home. Feels good to be back!' The I Don't songstress has been hard at work on her 15th studio album at West Hollywood's Westlake Recording Studios

'Missed my 2nd home. Feels good to be back!' The I Don't songstress has been hard at work on her 15th studio album at West Hollywood's Westlake Recording Studios

Down under: Carey isn't scheduled to use her five-octave pipes again publicly until her delayed, five-date The Number 1's Tour kicks off October 7 at New Zealand's Spark Arena in Auckland (pictured December 31)

Down under: Mariah isn't scheduled to use her five-octave pipes again publicly until her delayed, five-date The Number 1's Tour kicks off October 7 at New Zealand's Spark Arena in Auckland (pictured December 31) 

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