Monday, 7 April 2014

Next Bomber Jacket- 6 Bloggers, 6 Ways

Today I'm taking part in a style challenge. 

Six bloggers have each been sent a bomber jacket from Next and asked to style it- thank you Next. It's gorgeous.


I love to see red with navy (it's that nautical thing again!) so I put mine with a classic navy breton.







The jacket is great quality, thick jersey and is in the orangey-red that I prefer.
I love the honeycomb style quilting.
It's also available in grey which looks equally good.
I've styled it very casually, but I think it would beautifully with smarter jeans and a pair of heels. It could be popped over a pair of shorts or bikini in the summer, layered with a t-shirt or worn with a dress.


Here is how my friends and fellow bloggers have styled theirs. 
It's really rather versatile.

Next to me from left to right:
Avril from School Gate Style
Joanna from Poppy's Style
Michelle from My Fashionable 40s

Do go and take a look at their blog posts for more photographs.
I'll certainly be taking inspiration from their styles.


Love Liz x

Outfit Details


Current Season
*Red quilted Bomber Jacket, Next £38
Harbour Top, Joules £24.95
Skinny Jeans, Boden £49

Previous Seasons
"Blind Spot" metallic brogues, Clarks.


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39 comments

  1. Oh you chose wisely! That red shade is beyond stunning on you! You're right - it's clearly a very versatile jacket judging by all the different ways it was styled. Looking lovely Liz!

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    1. Thank you. It's such a vibrant, uplifting colour xxx

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  2. If I had the red I would have worn as you did - I LOVE the red/white/blue look. Looks great also with the brogues

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    1. Thank you Fiona. I love how you styled your grey version. Your eyes look amazing! X

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    1. Oooh, it'll look great against your dark hair. I'm looking forward to seeing you wear it xxx

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  4. Your look amazing in the red Liz.....it looks perfect with your Breton and skinnies! xx

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    2. Thank you both. I love how you've styled yours Michelle. Your style is so effortless x

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  5. The bomber jacket looks fab on you Liz and you have styled to perfection, I love the clean lines with the breton and brogues, gorgeous! x

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    1. Thank you Frances. I adore how you've layered yours xxx

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  6. Not everyone can get away with wearing this colour but you look beautiful in it. I love the jacket on you and I hope you see you wearing it a lot. H xx

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    1. Thank you. I do think I'll wear it such a lot, especially after seeing how the other girls styled theirs. Xxx

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  7. Love it teamed with the stripes Liz & the red is such a beautiful colour on you.
    Jane xx
    My Midlife Fashion

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    1. Thanks Jane. It's a happy colour isn't it! X

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  8. I love the red on you Liz - if only I was brave enough to pull something like this off. Very simply done but very effective - lovely!

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    1. Sue, you look wonderful in everything but thank you for the lovely compliment x

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  9. I am so with you on the nautical theme, I would probably have put a red one over a classic breton. Looks lovely Liz x

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    1. Thank you. I do love the red/ navy combo xxx

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  10. Just gorgeous Liz! I love it with the Breton - I'm so glad I chose the red - I'm excited to try it with other colors too!

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    1. Thank you Joanna. I loved all of your style ideas. It really is very versatile isn't it xxx

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  11. Gorgeous! You look stunning Lizzy & I agree the red is perfect on you! Its such a great jacket & such fun to team up with blogging buddies on posts like this! xx

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    1. Thank you Andrea. It's the first collaboration I've done with other bloggers and it's been brilliant. I've loved seeing how the other girls styled theirs xxx

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  12. Aaaaaaahhhh.... You are all teasing me with this amazing jacket. I absolutely adore it. It is perfect. I was certain that I was going to get the grey one but now when I see the red one I love it just as much. The red really does suit you best. Decisions decisions. I adore how you styled it. It looks fantastic on all of you. What a great piece. What is the sizing like? Would you say it is true to size?

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    1. Celina, I think it is true to size. I'm wearing a Uk 12 which is usual for me in a jacket xxx

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  13. Love it teamed with the striped top and brogues! Lovely shade of red and I like that it's textured too. xxx
    The Jolly Fashionista

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    1. Thanks Emma. Yes, I love the texture too. It's such a nice cut too xxx

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  14. Really enjoying the nautical approach. Red is your colour.

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    1. Thank you. I do love this orangey- red. It's so uplifting xxx

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  15. I can't believe just how perfect this red is on you Liz - you've got it spot on! Plus the jacket's a great shape, and I love love love your metallic lace-ups (you know me and brogues...)!

    Catherine, Not Dressed As Lamb

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    1. Thank you lovely. It's my favourite shade of red. I love the metallic brogues too. They're last year's and I love them as much now as I did when they were new xxx

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  16. I love the red! The style of that jacket is so versatile - I bet you'll get lots of wear out of it.

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    1. Thank you Stacey. I'm sure I'll wear it a lot. I've taken lots of ideas from my fellow bloggers already xxx

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  17. Beautifully classic styling and I am totally in love with your brogues. Just gorgeous!

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  18. Absolutely love this colour on you, love how you've styled it too!
    Abbi x

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  19. Classic styling Liz, it looks great with the stripes x

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  20. Hi there! Great outfit choice, the bomber works so well with Breton stripes! This will be a really stylish addition to your wardrobe! x

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  21. I definitely wasn't expecting to like this jacket so much in the red - it's stunning on you and I loved the breton combination so much, I've ordered that colour in a breton from Boden today! You look stunning and it was so great to collaborate with you on this post Liz, Ax

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