There's been much ado made in the press over the last year about how Jennifer Lopez has pulled herself out of a slumping career. 2011 has seen J. Lo come roaring back with a vengeance. Her recent roles include: L'Oreal model/spokesperson, American Idol judge, a new album, and campaigns for
Fly Girl--Early 1990s: J. Lo first came into our collective consciousness as a Fly Girl dancer on the show In Living Color, then as a back-up dancer on a Janet Jackson video. Her style was, well, fly. Lots of natural curl and thigh high boots.
Late 1990s, Ojani Noa: J. Lo's first hubby was a waiter when they met. They were married for less than a year, and have had lots of legal battles, mostly about him wanting to publish private information about their lives together. She won all of them.
2000, The Diddy Days: Jennifer's style was over-the-top during this time. Lots of cleavage, and this is the period that brought us That Famous Green
Early-2000's--Cris Judd:Cris was Jennifer's backup dancer. This is when J. Lo went through her flowy, pretty period. Her hair was often in loose waves and her dresses were diaphenous.
The Cris Judd Era, Continued: Her Oscar dresses were legendary during this time, and included the very see-through
2003, Bennifer: In what has to be one of the weirdest couple pairings of all time, Jennifer and Ben Affleck hooked up, with disastrous effects (at least at the box office.) The mint green Valentino Oscars gown was a critical success, though.
2003, Sporty Bennifer: While Jennifer is generally credited with Ben's sleek and sort of pimpy style during this time, he managed to drag her to a lot of sporting events, where she was forced to dress down. Sort of.
The Nip Slips: Besides the Chanel transparent gown, Jennifer has had a series of unfortunate
2004, Marc Anthony: J. Lo married Marc in Vera Wang. Her style evolved into what it is today--fairly sophisticated, always dressy, and slightly flashy.
2006, The Most Ridiculous Head Piece Ever Worn on the Red Carpet: Wearing sparkly silver from head to toe at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards.
2007, The Pregnancy: Only J. Lo could pull off Roberto Cavalli flares while pregnant with twins.
The Kids: Jennifer's recent ad for Gucci, featuring her twins. This is what all moms aspire to look like.
The Beginning of the End with Marc Anthony: The couple at the 2011 Met Costume Institute gala (J.Lo in Gucci), and Jennifer alone at the recent