My Style: All That Glitters

Ella Cocos Tea Party Sequin Bomber Jacket

Apparently I’ve built up a bit of a reputation for being a rom-com queen. Last week I went to see The Bodyguard Musical with Next and a group of my favourite bloggers, and no one could believe I’ve never seen the Whitney Houston movie. In fairness it’s probably the only iconic chick-flick I haven’t watched a gazillion times (or at all!), but I didn’t think my confession would be met with such surprise.

Obviously I knew the general premise of the plot – famous signer falls in love with her bodyguard – so when dressing for the occasion I amped up the diva-factor with Next’s sequin bomber jacket, Louboutin stilettos and clip-in hair extensions. The end result was perhaps more Khloe Kardashian than Whitney Houston, but fun all the same…

Next Sequin Bomber Jacket
Whistles Rivington Chain Pouch

Outfit Credits:
Jacket: Next c/o
Dress: Next c/o
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Bag: Whistles c/o
Clip in hair extensions: Hershesons c/o

Hershesons Invisible Ponytail
CocosTeaParty Sequin Jacket

And now that I’ve seen The Bodyguard on stage I definitely plan to watch the 1992 movie over the summer. Alexandra Burke was great in the role (so it’s a shame the musical is closing at the end of August), but there’s only one Whitney Houston and I can’t wait to see the real deal!

Do you like the look of Next’s sequin bomber jacket? How would you style it? And is The Bodyguard one of your favourite movies?

Photos Kylie Martin

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  • http://iamnrc.com/ ngoni

    Still not over how you styled that jacket <3 … you forgot the mention the part when you ran off with my fake engangement ring lol x

    • cocos_tea_party

      OMG was it not at the restaurant?! I swear on my cat’s life I did not take it! lol x

  • http://www.cocoandcocoa.com/ Lola Byatt

    Ooooh I love, the first picture of you is total perfection, shame bombers never suit me! and yes, I am also surprised you haven’t ever seen The Bodyguard, might have to download the soundtrack now xx

    • cocos_tea_party

      I’ve been listening to the soundtrack on Spotify ever since I saw the show!

  • http://www.eatwearwander.com Divya

    Amazing, love the bomber jacket! And there’s nothing wrong with a bit of Kardashian fashion. I actually haven’t seen The Bodyguard either!

    http://www.eatwear.wander.com

  • Renata

    The Bodyguard is really nice, yes you should totally watch the 1992 movie. It’s one of those movies that we absolutely have to watch at least once in our lives. hahah
    Loved the bomber jacket, you can never do wrong with sequins. Stunning outfit!

    http://www.suchaflour.co

  • http://www.cupcakesncouture.com/ Amy Breckenridge

    this jacket is fantastic! love the entire look :)

  • http://www.cupcakesncouture.com/ Amy Breckenridge

    this jacket is fantastic! love the entire look :)

  • http://chambrayandcurls.blogspot.co.uk/ laura chambray and curls

    This is such a good look. Love the simple lines of that dress with the extravagence of the sequins. You mix things so well

    Chambray & Curls /

    • cocos_tea_party

      Thank you!

  • Darnie

    you have to see the film The Bodyguard with Whitney Houston…a favorite of a lot of people. Sequins and bomber jacket does not compute to me. Jacket looks to sporty regardless if there is sequins….the dress is very nice.

  • Christiana

    Love the CL shoes – they are absolutely gorgeous – great choice!

  • Reina

    OoOoOOoo THis is a delicious, classy and sexy look. LOOVEE it. The shoes and jacket are divine. And the ponytail is a fabulous choice