Whitney Houston 1963-2012

'80s & Beyond: Whitney Houston's Most Memorable Looks

Her three-decade-long career saw a wardrobe of sequins, big hair and over-the-top gowns

HIGH DRAMA, 1992

For her first film role, in The Bodyguard, the star donned a number of jaw-dropping ensembles, including the dramatic black satin cloak seen on the cover of the original soundtrack – which would feature one of her biggest hits, a cover of I Will Always Love You.