Midlife Loves

"Timeless everyday style"

Midlife Loves

Stealing Myleene's Style With a Little Bit of Khaki & Sequins

Okay so I've made no secret of my love of all things sparkly, so it's no surprise that when I recently saw Myleene Klass rocking this outfit, my jaw dropped to the floor & I knew in a heartbeat that I had fallen head over heels in love with the jacket.

I mean seriously what's not to love.....an easy to wear throw on khaki jacket that has sequinned (yes that's right SEQUINNED!!!) sleeves & will be so easy to dress up or down. Of course I instantly thought stunning jacket but worried that a) I'd be clocking up the internet miles trying to source said jacket & b) once I've discovered said jacket I'll need to sell a kidney to purchase it!!!

So enough waffling & gabbling lets show you the picture of Myleene in her GOOOORGEOUS jacket.

Now first up you'll be pleased to here whilst I totally want to steal this style, I'm not talking about stealing her facial expression.  Not the most flattering picture of Myleene it has to be said but that doesn't distract from those stunning, shinny sleeves & who hasn't had the odd unflattering picture taken plus it's not often you see a bad picture of the stunning Miss Klass.

So starting with the jacket......here's the good news (did I say good, I mean GREAT news)....I've tracked said jacket (or one very similar at least) down & here's for the even better news.......it's not going to break the bank!  Hurrah....oh yes, my precious will be mine :-)

Right so the best match to Myleene's jacket that I've found is this stunning little number from Primark.

Now if my experiences of Primark are anything to go by, I see these amazing pieces in the press & immediately hot foot it to my nearest store (which is a bit of a trek it has to be said) only to find that despite looking high & low I can't find said item......meaning either everyone else has had the same idea or you have to be incredibly lucky to find that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow!!

But fear not dear fellow sequin lovers you don't need to even move from the comfort of your sofa to be able to get your hands on this little beauty as it's stocked by ASOS, so no car chases & screeching of brakes to your nearest Primark are involved...... a total result!

Right so that's the jacket sorted now moving onto the rest of the outfit.  Now most of us have got either some black jeans or trousers lurking in our wardrobes not to mention a black top but after wiping my drool off the screen & taking a further look at Myleene's outfit I actually think she's teamed it with grey trousers and top.  So here's my pick of similar items currently available on the high street to team with said jacket.

Starting with this grey v-neck t-shirt from gap.  I absolutely love this shade of grey and the fact that it's a v-neck t-shirt it so much more flattering then a round neck plus should you wish to team with a bit of bling the perfect neckline to show it off.

Or if you fancy a darker shade of grey this simple scoop neck t-shirt from Zara would look equally stunning.

And it's also available in a lovely soft grey tone as well.

Then turning to the trousers I really like these loose fitting cropped trousers from Zara, which would be the perfect style & shape for a laid back weekend kind of vibe.

Or for something a little bit more dressed down then I'm TOTALLY loving these sweatpants from H&M, which on zooming in on the picture look as if they're trousers in a 'sweatpant' style as opposed to trackie bums.

Finally shoes, now I'm not a huge fan of the 'T' bar style shoe, which I put down to wearing a flat version for school many, many years ago.  So instead I would pair the outfit with a heel but in a different style & I'm totally loving these stunning snake effect shoes from Next.  They really ooze style plus for those of us who have problems keeping our heels in our shoes this style should be fool proof!

So there you have it my interpretation of Myleene's style....how did I do?!

Now stepping away from the bling & finishing with a quick round up of what I've recently been wearing & starting with my new Next Tulle Skirt, which I'm looking forward to styling up & down in the coming months...I'm thinking skull t-shirt, boots & quilted bomber jacket for starters!

Outfit One

Jacket - Zara
Necklace - Massimo Dutti
Draped Top - Zara
Bracelets - Banana Republic
Skirt - Next
Studded Sandals - Zara

Outfit Two

Necklace - Monsoon
Top - Zara
Bracelet - J Crew
Skirt - Zara
Gold Ballet Pumps - Zara

Outfit Three

Denim Jacket - Zara
Draped Top - Zara
Bangle - Banana Republic
Belt - H&M
Maxi Skirt - Zara
Gold Ballet Pumps - Massimo Dutti

Outfit Four

Dress - Zara
Bracelets - J Crew & Banana Republic
Boots - Next

So what do you think?  Are you loving this latest look from Myleene or do you think my latest sequin obsession has gone that step too far?!!!  Perhaps you'd already spotted said jacket in Primark & snapped it up quickly or laughed at it wondering what fool would be buying it?  Maybe you've seen something even better whilst checking out the new seasons offerings in the shops.  As always I'd love to hear your thoughts & if you've seen something you think I should know about PLEASE let me know.

Have a great bank holiday weekend....hubby is finally home after what seems like a lifetime (week) away & I have to make the most of him as he's off in a week's time for another week :-(  Hey ho....I'll just have to content myself with the thought of duty free & perhaps a few cheeky mid week visits from the other man in my life.....Mr DPD!!!! 

See you in a few days x


  1. I think Misguided did this jacket first, last winter, my daughters were all after one but they kept selling out. Sadly I can't stand Mylene but have to admit she looks fab x

    1. Will have to check Misguided out Sharron. I have to admit I love some of the outfits Myleene wears & also love the fact that she often wears high street mixed with designer x

  2. I have to admit that she does look a bit like I feel today. I am with you on the jacket. I love it. I think you have done a brilliant styling re-work. i think the Primark jacket possibly looks more wearable and useable. Well done, have you purchased? xx

    1. Thanks Helen, glad you're with me on the sequins & I'm not loosing the plot entirely!!! So far I've resisted 'hitting the button'....but never say never....I'm SERIOUSLY tempted! x

  3. Drooling over the jacket....it's glorious!! Very taken with H&M sweatpants too!! Thank you for the wonderful inspiration again Jane!! x

    1. The jacket is gorgeous isn't it?!! I'm also seriously taken with those H&M sweatpants & may have had to hit the button to investigate further ;-) x

  4. Hi the actual jacket can be found on DaisyStreet.co.uk at 39.99 - love this look !

    1. Ooh thanks Rhona...not sure the hubby will be thanking you as this may prove the tipping point & result in the button being clicked!!! Off to check it out! x

  5. I love your Style Steal posts & this one is just brilliant! I love this whole look especially the relaxed trews! Go on....click the button! ;) Ax

  6. Hi there, great post! I found another similar jacket at Fashion Union here:
    thejollyfashionista.blogspot.co.uk x

    1. Hi Emma, thanks for letting me know about the other jacket...off to check it out now!!! x


© My Midlife Fashion | Professional Blog Designs by pipdig