She has been spending more time in Los Angeles in recent months as her relationship with her former fiancé Ben Affleck has heated up.
And Jennifer Lopez took another step toward a permanent move to Southern California when she visited a Santa Monica school on Saturday with her son Max, 13, in tow.
The 51-year-old actress and pop star had all eyes on her thanks to a casual ensemble that accentuated her curves.
Getting Started: Jennifer Lopez, 51, rocked a casual chic look as she toured a Santa Monica school on Saturday with her son Max, 13, as she plans a West Coast move to be with beau Ben Affleck
Jennifer looked relaxed in a sleek black turtleneck that hugged her torso, which she’d tucked into her high-waisted jeans.
The slim pants were ripped at the knees and thighs and frayed around the hems, and she held them up with a black Chanel leather belt with a gold buckle.
She paired the pants with a stylish set of grey-blue suede stilettos with striking gold spikes for heels.
The Out Of Sight star blocked out the penetrating sun with a chic set of square metal frame sunglasses.
Gorgeous figure: Jennifer looked relaxed in a sleek black turtleneck that hugged her torso, which she tucked into her high-waisted jeans
Edgy: The slim pants were ripped at the knees and thighs and frayed around the hems, and she held them up with a black Chanel leather belt with a gold buckle
Standing tall: she paired the pants with a stylish set of grey-blue suede stilettos with striking gold spikes for heels
Getting the Tour: Jennifer and her son were joined by two other women as a school official escorted them around the grounds and pitched
Jennifer completed her ensemble with a black crocodile-print Birkin bag and she wore her caramel hair tied back tightly in a ponytail.
Max went all casual while touring his potential school. He wore a humorous navy t-shirt that read ‘Just 5 More Minutes’ above a classic PlayStation controller.
He blocked out the sun in a blue Vans baseball cap and gray shorts with black Converse high-tops.
Jennifer and her son were joined by two other women as a school official escorted them around the grounds and gave a pitch.
Jennifer was last seen at school in early June, but it seems she’s still looking for the perfect place for her twins.
Her daughter Emme was missing on her journey. The day before, Jennifer and her reunited love Ben Affleck took a trip to the Brentwood Country Mart for lunch, while Emme and Ben’s son Samuel had the chance to bond.
New School: Jennifer was last seen at school in early June, but it seems she’s still looking for the ideal place for her twins
Get serious: The Hustlers actress tries to find a school for her kids, amid reports that she’s ready to move in with her boyfriend. “They plan to move in together very soon,” an insider told Us Weekly on Thursday
The Hustlers actress tries to find a school near LA for her children, amid reports that she is getting ready to move in with her boyfriend.
“Ben and Jen spend almost every night together when they’re not working,” an insider told Us Weekly on Thursday. “They’re moving in together soon.”
The news was preceded by a July 7 report that the couple are “committed” to “spending the rest of their lives together,” after realizing they’ve found “true love,” according to the publication.
“They are fully committed to taking the next steps and spending the rest of their lives together… As far as they’re concerned, they’re just blessed to have found each other and discovered true love, which most people can only do.” but about dreams.’
In June, a source told People that the Armageddon star got through to his girlfriend’s children.
“They’re getting to know Ben better,” the source said. “Everything seems to be running smoothly. It’s very clear that Jennifer takes Ben seriously. She hasn’t looked this happy in ages.’
Getting Closer: In June, a source told People that Ben was making inroads with Jennifer’s kids. “They’re getting to know Ben better,” the source said. ‘Everything seems to be running smoothly’
Change of scenery: Jennifer and the twins are based in Miami, but they are reportedly on board to move to California with her
They added that Max and Emme were “on board to make a fresh start in Los Angeles,” where Ben is based.
The actor, writer and director prefers not to go far from LA, because he wants to spend as much time as possible with his son and daughters.
Jennifer has long lived in Miami, where her ex-husband also lives, but she seems more open to a move to the West Coast, especially now that her teens seem to support the idea.
Their newfound relationship appears to be a wish-fulfillment of sorts for the Out Of Sight actress, who sees Ben as “the one who escaped,” a source said. Page six last month.
“Jennifer always saw Ben as the one who escaped. She was crushed after they broke up, although at the time she felt she had no choice but to call off their engagement,” the insider said.
The A-list couple originally started dating in 2002 and got engaged later that year, but they called off the engagement and split in early 2004.
Romance rekindled: The singer’s new romance with Ben is a second chance as she saw him as ‘the one who got away’ after the breakup in 2004, a source told Page Six last month.