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

BLAZING UP THE CHARTS, 1987

Though the shoulder pads and hairstyles changed throughout the years, Houston remained partial to menswear-inspired jackets, paired with everything from jeans to fancy skirts – sometimes even wearing full suits for formal events.