Crop tops are a summer staple, but when the temperature drops and the wind picks up, it can be hard to know how to get the most mileage out of them. When in doubt, take a cue from the one and only Jennifer Lopez, the undisputed queen of the crop top, who knows that a head-to-toe black outfit works in any season. On Tuesday, for example, she hit a dance studio in Los Angeles, where the 53-year-old superstar showed off some midriff skin in a cropped, long-sleeved top from sportswear brand Keith.
For the outing, she paired the sporty piece with coordinating leggings from Style Reform and traded her signature oversized Birkin bag for a Christian Dior tote. It’s a handbag you might recognize as J Lo has been spotted carrying it on several occasions in the past few weeks, including during her honeymoon trip to Capri with husband Ben Affleck. Lopez also recently carried another Dior tote: a colorful monogram version of the bag just days ago. To top off the look, she slipped into ’90s-inspired kicks from The Kooples and wore a pair of black and gold sunglasses from Fendi.
In short? When you’re searching for some gym-ready fashion inspiration, head to Lopez. While her formula is pretty standard — crop tops, leggings, oversized totes and sometimes a sweatshirt topper — she goes bold with prints, tries out new silhouettes like flare, and mixes and matches like a pro. And while the newlyweds were taking this look to the gym, she gave a powerful style lesson on how to incorporate crop tops into your wardrobe from day to night all year round. Long-sleeve crop tops will pair well with all your fall fashion staples, including midi skirts, high-waisted jeans, oversized open knits, and more.