Is Miley Cyrus Taking Fashion Cues from Mariah Carey?

12/18/2007 at 06:00 AM ET

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Mariah Carey is the ultimate sexy diva, while Miley Cyrus is the quintessential good girl. What do these two singing superstars have in common? Apparently, their taste in fashion! We saw Mariah step out in her clinging purple sweaterdress, cropped black jacket and black suede boots last month, only to spot the Hannah Montana star in a practically identical outfit in Toronto over the weekend. We love that Miley put her own sweet spin on the outfit, but we can’t help but giggle over how similar they are! Tell us: Who wears her purple dress better? Mariah or Miley?

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Brianney on

Mariah Carey all the way !

Heather on

Miley looks much better, Mariah always looks like trash.

jasmine on

its more of mariah’s style, but miley looks also cute in it

Elda on

I love Mariah but i have to go with Miley on this one, i’d love to wear that outfit for work or play.

Stephanie on

Miley Cyrus needs to fix her teeth.

Lisa on

Miley… Thats easy. Where are her boots from? I love them!

Jessica on

At least Miley’s fits her. Mariah looks as though she were wrapped tightly in tinted cellophane. She really needs to start dressing for her age and body type.

Kyleigh on

I absolutely love Miley’s version. The different layers are so adorable and they seem to fit together well. It’s something I could see myself wearing– Mariah’s version seems more like something a biker would wear…

Misty on

Miley Cyrus has always dressed maturely for her age. Most 15 year olds would never try to pull off a look like that but IMO, she does it well. I think it’s a coincidence that it’s so similar to Mariah Carey.

eleanor on

most definitely miley. the dress she’s wearing is a darker color purple than Mariahs, which i think is more flattering. Miley’s boots are cuter because they don’t come up to her knees. Mariah’s dress is too tight on her…she should’ve gotten it a little bit bigger. And also miley’s hair is REALLY cute.

Hallie on

No contest – Miley. Mariah’s wearing her sausage skins again.

alice on

Defiantly Miley, Mariah Carey looks like Kelly Bundy circa 1988.

Daisy on

How old is this little girl again? Ten? Can these children please dress their age?!!! I don’t like Mariah’s outfit, trashy as usual, but Miley needs to hire a stylist. A stylist who WILL dress her in age appropriate clothes. I always wonder why parents let their kids look like they’re playing dress up! It’s way too weird!

Julia on

Actually, Miley’s 15. I like she’s dressing like a teen, and though I think she’s annoying, this look is cute. I LOVE Mariah’s jacket and boots, though.

mj on

definitely miley…i dont think their outfits look similar….miley does it in a chic way. great outfit for fall…

terpgirl on


GABRiiELA_x on

I dont know why but mariah has always annoyed me … I think Miley wears it better, no question.

Roxy on

I love Miley’s boots! Where can I find them?

brandi on

I think that miley looks better its more of a younger look.

Misty on

Miley looks much classier. She has always dressed maturely for her age. I don’t she’s trying to channel Mariah Carey; rather, I think it’s a coincidence that their outfits were similar

corrine on

I like Miley more then Mariah but I think Mariah looks better because its HER style.

me on

Miley looks very nice and stylish. Her outfit is a little mature for her age, but it looks good on her. Also, I love her hair curled. Her boots are really cute, too. Mariah’s dress is tight on her, and I don’t care for her jacket as much.

Dorothy on

Miley looks great the whole outfit is modern and extremely tasteful. Mariah’s look is trashy as usual.

Socialite Dreams on

really fabulous look on either…niiice

erica on

the fact that mariah’s wearing an outfit that a 15 year old would wear shows that Mariah should dress more age appropriate! She looks dated!! Very 1986!!

sese on

they both luk great, i can’t choose one cuz i love them both

taylor on

this is no competition and if it was miley would defenetly win!miley looks very muture,clean and like a buisness like women.on the other hand mariah looks as if she just came out of the trailor park [no kiddin]

mary doyle on

i think miley’s outfit is cuter then mariahs cause mariahs dosent fit her at all and looks trashy…mileys hair is also cute

Tatum on

Miley Miley Miley Miley

Hannah on

no way!! miley cyrus actually looks cute, covered, and winter appropriate. mariah just looks like 80s trash!

Lisa on

Okay, I HATE Miley Cyrus, but I have to say she looks better that Mariah. Mariah dresses to young.

Maria on

Miley looks fantastic. She looks really pretty, Mariah looks nice but its way too tight, miley definetley pulled it off so much better.

jen on

on mariah it looks sexier (i guess) and on miley it looks more good girl!!! i like miley;s better though!!

Jessica on

I love Miley’s outfit!
Where can I get a sweater dress like hers?

jazzmine on

i think mariah all da way the dress is perfect for her figure miley lks 2 skinny i still luv dem bolth

Rachel on

They both look hot but Miley’s look is more youthful.

Anonymous on

I like Miley way better!

Cocoloco on

ur totally right, stephanie! her teeth look like a vampire’s. Mariah carrey is the ugliest woman i have ever seen in my life

miried on


anna on

Mariah looks like she’s going to burst in this outfit…it’s too tight…the boots are cool but the dress is about to burst!!!

Miley…she looks ok…not my style for her or maybe because to me she’s still a little girl and should dress like one. But then again Mariah is pushing 40 and she dress as if she was 20!

Christina on

Miley looks so much better! I love the way she put the peices together. Mariah’s looks piecey and weird compared to Miley’s outfit.

chelsea on

Mariah Carey’s Outfit looks way better. Miley’s outfit looks like its going to fall off of her.And the outfit is suspossed to look tight that’s what make outfit’s looks cute. And Mariah’s boots are way cuter. Mariah Carey Rock’s N Don’t forget it.

carly on

kay seriously Miley needs to dress her age. She’s 15 for crying out loud! She should stop wearing clothes made for older people. it just doesn’t look normal.

Samantha on

Miley def. wears it better im 15 and i would die for that outfit its very fitted and her body type that is a very pretty fall outfit and her hair looks really cute…while on the other hand mariah carey looks really trashy like she shoved herself ito a purple garbage bag, beat up a hooker, and stole her boots.

u on

mariah looks better. miley looks like a girl who just love MC and wants to be like her. it’s silly.

Marcie on

Miley looks more classy and Mariah just looks trashy and emphasises her breasts. Its not pleasant…

Becky on

I think miley should try thigh high boots, she would look very sexy if she did, even if she just wore higher heeled boots

Krys on

Definatly Mariah, Miley is just a copy cat and I dont like that. She might look better than Mariah in another outfit, but Mariah takes the cake in this one.

kristen on

MARIAH by a milestone! She looks like a sexy woman.. Miley looks cute, but like a little girl.. which is what she is.. Mariah definitely fills out her outfit better and looks fabulous!

aziz on

I if I was Miley Cyrus I WOULD totally copy off of Mariah Careyo. It lookes SEXY on her.
Why NOT wear it?

aziz on

I if I was Miley Cyrus I WOULD totally copy off of Mariah Careyo. It lookes SEXY on her.
Why NOT wear it? DUH! ;)

Alivia. on

Miley looks so cute in that outfit! Mariah doesn’t look bad, but Miley wins this one, hands-down.

Maya on

Appear obvious that is the dress of Mariah Carey!

Brooke on

I like Miley waaaay better than Mariah but Mariah’s seems to be more original and more fashionable, I would totally have gone w/ Miley and tried to wear that style but having the sleeves showing under the jacket dont owrk and the poofy jacket sleeves dont either:( sorry miley

Hannah on

Always Miley.

go find out on

miley 100%

albaaa on

nice miley you are a girl beatyfoul

Anna on


Soph on

I like Mariah much more than Miley, but Miley looks better in this picture. Mariah’s dress is way too tight.

Jun on

Of course Mariah! Her clothes are not tight, it just fits her. She looks sexier, and I think that type of outfit fits better for a woman on age! Miley wears long sleeve dress and top it with elbow-length sweater. Isn’t that too much?

Kaila on

The difference is one has curvy hips and the other is skinny. All the people who are saying Mariah’s dress is too tight you just wish you had hips and not have the boy figure that you have. FYI most men prefer curvy figures and most are not turned on by a body that looks like theirs.

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