Jennifer Lopez commands attention everywhere she goes — and with good reason, she’s a fashion risk-taker who gets it right. Last night she made a daring arrival showing off a lot of leg on the red carpet at the Robin Hood Foundation’s gala in New York.
The singer-actress had on a black spring ’18 Alex Perry long-sleeve satin crepe dress that featured a slit cut from above the navel down to the floor-length skirt. Crystal detail added to the sensual and sleek look. As a bonus, the long split in the dress gave room to see the entertainer’s black Charlotte Olympia pumps.
The 48-year-old Giuseppe Zanotti collaborator was joined by her boyfriend, former New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez.
Lopez is believed to be 5-foot 5, and her sweetheart towers above her at 6-foot 3. Still, the red carpet fixture knows some glamorous style hacks to make up for differences in height in front of the camera.
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The “World of Dance” host used her gown’s silhouette to create a leg-lengthening illusion by revealing a pop of skin that began around her torso and extended to the floor.
Her choice to wear a pump rather than a sandal was wise as it helped draw more attention up toward the chic detail of the dress instead. Incorporating a sandal would have added the appearance of a few extra inches in height, but the construction of the garment had a generous cut that achieved the effect. Of course, her stiletto heels gave a boost in height, too.
J-Lo served as the night’s entertainment, taking to the gala stage in a metallic bodysuit with nude fishnet tights and silver over-the-knee slouch boots.
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