So we hit it off.'In June last year Mariah and Packer were first spotted holding hands on the Italian island of Capri in what was their first public outing as a couple and, seeming relaxed in one another's company, prompted speculation they had been dating for some months before taking the trip.
Cooler climes: Before heading Down Under and on to the Caribbean, Mariah and the twins, along with James (right), spent Christmas in Aspen, Colorado, where they were joined by the kids' dad and Mariah's ex-husband Nick Cannon (left)After hitting it off in Capri and Portofino, Packer sailed Mariah and her children on to the South of France, and spent time in Antibes, where the casino mogul married his second wife Erica in 2007, before moving on to Cannes.
David Allen, Creative Director 77Diamonds, had this to say: 'This emerald cut diamond engagement ring looks to be around 30 carats and given Mariah’s penchant for perfection it will no doubt be of the top colour and clarity quality.
Finally, Sonia Menezes, Head of Brand Development, at Clogau also added: 'It’s a show-stopper, particularly appropriate for Mariah Carey.
Mariah Carey has just got engaged to her billionaire boyfriend James Packer, but it's not the .5M rock on her wedding ring finger that has really caught our attention.
Mimi got all dressed up to debut her diamond, wearing a black wrap dress with a huge embellished detail on one side, which she teamed with a pair of crystal encrusted high heels.
But it was a mistake for her and a mistake for me.” Carey and Packer began dating in 2015 and went their separate ways in October 2016 after calling off their nine-month engagement.The pair reportedly first met at the premiere of Hercules in Aspen and immediately 'hit it off'.She later told US chat show host Steve Harvey: 'We were talking and laughing and people were getting mad at us.' James and Mariah enjoyed a marathon series of exotic holidays together - sailing to the South of France before spending time in the Mediterranean resort town of Antibes, then moving on to Cannes.That hint of red sole is a giveaway that they're by Christian Louboutin, and we love the PVC panel running right the way around the inside.The satin texture is super slinky, plus each and every one of those little crystals is like an engagement ring in itself! Click the link (right) to buy her exact heels now, then use them to jazz up a little black dress on your next night out. Or emulate Mariah with the embellished shoes we've got lined up for you in the edit below.