Mariah Carey Documents Her First NYC Subway Ride in Years

PHOTO: Mariah Carey posted this photo to her Instagram on May 30, 2014 with the caption, "Glimpses of our joyride on the 1 train #subwayincouture."Play@mariahcarey/Instagram
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The always fashionable singer decided to mix things up recently and took the subway home after attending the Fresh Air Fund Gala in New York City.

She captioned here Tweets "#subwayincouture," while she wore an elegant blue ball gown riding the No. 1 train and getting off at Franklin Street in Manhattan.

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Since she was "underdressed," she decided to take the subway instead of the usual car or limo.

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She walked around the city -- even stepping on her expensive dress.

Carey admitted it's been "a while" since she's taken the subway.

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She even walked down those steep subway steps in her high heels!

People couldn't believe it.

She finished her trip with a cab ride.