She is the first female international artist to perform in the Kingdom

American pop-diva, Mariah Carey, performed at Saudi’s first international golf tournament, on Thursday, January 31. She stunned during her performance in a black sparkling dress by Kuwaiti designer, Yousef El-Jasmi.


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The concert, was Mariah’s first in the Kingdom. It also made her the first female international artist to take the stage since the country’s latest social reforms. The singer wore a custom made long-sleeved gown, by the Kuwait based designer. The floor-length, fitted dress sparkled on stage, as it was encrusted with thousands of Swarovski crystals.

The designer spoke about his collaboration with Mariah and her stylist, saying “I feel so honored to have been able to work with Johnny (Wujeck) and Mariah on this project.” He took to Instagram to share a picture and a video of the hit-maker in his creation.



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This is not the first time that the 48-year-old wears a piece from the Kuwaiti label. She was seen sporting ‘Jasmico’ on two other occasions. She wore a black sparkling fitted dress from the Khaleeji designer for the 2018 American Music Awards.


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Over the past few years, Yousef has become a designer for the stars, with everyone wearing him from Hollywood A-listers like Chrissy Teigen and Halsey, to regional celebrities like Myriam Fares, and Haifa Wehbe. However, one of the designers biggest fans is Kylie Jenner, who is seen donning his designs frequently. Just last week, the makeup mogul posted pictures on her Instagram while promoting her latest Valentines collection, in a dress by Yousef El-Jasmi.


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