Here we go again! Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck rekindled their romance in 2021 — and proved that Bennifer 2.0’s couple style has come quite a long way since the Y2K era.
While the days of low rise jeans, butterfly clips and itty-bitty square-frame glasses (lookin’ at you, Affleck) had their moment in the early aughts, the pair, who were first together from 2002 to 2004, has proved that their fashion has changed with the times.
See how far the actor and singer have come since they first walked around the block together. Us Weekly’s Fashionable is here to provide a little side-by-side comparison of the iconic couple’s evolving fashion.
Perhaps the most amazing, jaw-dropping and all around full circle moment came to pass when the “On the Floor” singer indulged in some birthday festivities — and made her relationship Instagram official in July 2021.
Lopez was wearing a Valentino bikini and Dolce & Gabbana coverup. Quay sunglasses, Nick Fouquet glasses and Quay sunglasses were all on Lopez’s face. Lopez also shared a picture with Affleck who was wearing a navy button-up and khaki pants.
Flashback to 2003 and the couple were also photographed in a heavy and hot makeout session while they were reshooting scenes from their movie. GigliThe film in which they first met.
The era was back then. HustlersStar wore a camel-colored leather jacket with boot-cut jeans, which was very in-style for the time. Affleck, who has Violet, Seraphina, Samuel and Samuel as children. Jennifer GarnerFor the occasion, he wore a large leather jacket.
Aside from the fashion of it all, the duo’s beauty and grooming has come quite a long way too.
Lopez has not only quit, he also quit with Alex Rodriguez in April 2021, launched her namesake beauty line, JLo Beauty, in the time that’s passed, she’s also had quite the hair transformation.
Let’s go back to 2003. Lopez was attending the Spirit of Liberty Awards Dinner. Her hair looked as curly and curly as possible. Fast forward to her and Affleck’s recent trip to France though and she’s rocking a much sleeker style.
The Second ActStar also traded in her frosted violet eyeshadow and nude lips for a subtle smokey eye.
Affleck? His dinner look became more relaxed over time. He was not only seen sporting a full-beard while out and about but also a linen button up.
However, Affleck wore a suit again when he and his wife made their red carpet debut at the Venice Film Festival in September 2021. The actor was premiering his film. The Last DuelIt was at the time.
“Going red carpet official was a wonderful experience, and they were just so proud to shout their love from the rooftops like they did,” an insider told UseAt the time. “The messages were pouring in from all over Hollywood and beyond, saying how cute they looked, and that meant the world to both Ben and J. Lo.”
To take a trip down memory lane and see just how far Bennifer’s couple style has come, keep scrolling!