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The 25 Best J.Lo Ab-Baring Outfits, Ranked

25. "American Idol" Finale, 2012

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Why yes, those *are* bedazzled sweatpants.

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24. Billboard Music Awards, 1999

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This outfit is so spot-on, we could actually see J.Lo sporting it today, more than 15 years later.

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23. Nickelodeon's 17th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, 2004

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Cargo carpis, a sequined shrug, a funky little beanie, and just a hint of obliques. Clearly, it was the early 2000s.

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22. 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1998

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This photo from the year J.Lo got super famous proves she's always had great style—and a killer bod.

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21. Vegas Performance, 2016

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Half the reason you go to a J.Lo show is to see outfits like this, right?

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20. MTV Music Awards, 1998

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Those sparkly halter tops were definitely a *thing,* but J.Lo knew how to rock them in the best way, amirite?

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19. Billboard Latin Music Awards, 2017

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Proving that you can be just as hot at 48 as you were at 20.

(BTW, here are 16 more celebs who have aged gracefully.)

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18. "Gigli" Premiere, 2003

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The movie (and Bennifer romance) might have been a flop, but the dress certainly wasn't.

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17. Billboard Music Awards, 2015

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This sheer number left little to the imagination—in the best possible way.

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16. "Como Una Mujer" Release Party, 2007

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A subtler approach, but still ab-spirational.

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15. American Music Awards, 2015

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If you're wondering how many crunches you'd need to do to get abs like that, you're not alone. But you are in luck! We tapped J.Lo's trainer to share his 4 obliques exercises to really burn out your core

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14. Fashion Week, 2005

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No one has ever looked better in zip-up pants.

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13. "Frequency" Premiere, 2000

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Sometimes just a hint of belly is all it takes. Looks like J.Lo learned that lesson early.

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12. TRL Visit, 2002

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You've gotta love the cropped turtleneck plus belly chain look. So on-trend for the early aughts.

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11. BAFTA Brits to Watch Event, 2011

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We've seen this asymmetrical silhouette on J.Lo before. Clearly, it works for her. Hello, obliques!

(Training to look amazing in a dress like this? Here are seven exercises to look slim and sexy in a cutout dress.)

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10. "Today Show" Performance, 2001

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That J.Lo-branded t-shirt is peak nostalgia.

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9. Street Style, 2002

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We'll never forget the era of terry cloth and velour track suits. (Which may be making a comeback, by the way.)

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8. 66th Annual Golden Globes Awards, 2009

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Sure, this dress only shows a peek of J.Lo's famous abs, but it still goes down as one of our all-time favorites.

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7. Super Bowl TRL, 2001

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This football-theme ensemble is the ultimate throwback, from when low-rise was the only way to go.

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6. MTV Video Music Awards, 2014

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J.Lo's award show game is as strong as ever.

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5. "On the 6" Release Party, 1999

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One of the most classic J.Lo looks ever, with a serious dose of abs.

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4. Billboard Latin Music Awards, 2017

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And in case you weren't sure, J.Lo's midriff situation is still hot AF in 2017.

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3. Birthday Party, 2015

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This dress is *everything* on her. You can pick your jaw up off the floor now. 

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2. 2000 42nd Annual Grammy Awards

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Obviously, the Grammy dress no one will ever forget ranks near the top. While it doesn't look so revealing to today's eye, it caused such a stir at the time it inspired the creation of Google image search—seriously.

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1. MTV Video Awards, 2000

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This outfit takes the cake, not just for how on-trend it was in the moment, but how seriously incredible J.Lo's abs look in it. And of course, Puffy. 

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