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Jennifer Lopez's Champion Sweatshirt Is Surprisingly Affordable

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As summer comes to an end, the art of transitional dressing starts up in full force. And if you're J. Lo, colder temps means its officially time to break out bulkier, cozier pieces of workout gear. The music icon has spent the last week walking around Los Angeles in a handful of chic sweatshirts — but lucky for you (and your wallet) she's been playing favorites with a throwback brand that's shockingly affordable. Jennifer Lopez's wears Champion sweatshirts, and she's about to convince you that they deserve a spot in your summer-to-fall lineup.

There's a good chance you owned a Champion sweatshirt back in the day — the brand defined sportswear in the '90s and it's been hit with a resurgence of popularity amongst the celebrity set. Case in point: Lopez opted for a Champion, bubble-gum pink sweatshirt for a coffee run in West Hollywood, which she coordinated with a pair of pastel leggings from her collaboration with Niyama Sol. The best part?

The sweatshirt is only $59, but when it's paired with sleek, white sneakers and a slicked-back ponytail à la J. Lo, it looks like it costs a pretty penny.

Last weekend in Beverly Hills, Lopez wore a similar look while she was out shopping with her boyfriend Alex Rodriguez. This time she settled on a heather-grey sweatshirt ($69), complete with a traditional silhouette and modern accents like a cropped length and a raw hemline.

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Whether you style it with a flowing midi skirt and patent-leather booties for a sporty-yet-classy look, or you throw it over a pair of distressed jeans and loafers, this simple piece provides plenty of room to express your personal style (all the while feeling really comfortable).

You're bound to see more of this versatile piece as we approach colder, fall days. Below, shop some of The Zoe Report's favorite cropped sweatshirts on the market right now, including a few picks from J.Lo's favorite athleisure brand.

Shop J. Lo-Approved Athleisure

Champion & UO Cropped Hoodie Sweatshirt

Champion

This vintage-inspired hoodie is a definite upgrade from the oversized, baggy sweatshirt that's likely hidden at the back of your closet.

Cropped Sweatshirt

ASOS Curve

Keep it simple with this cropped, black crewneck with drop shoulders. Bonus: This silhouette is perfect for layering under your favorite statement coat or blazer as the weather gets colder.

Women's Crew

Nike Sportswear Archive

If you love the idea of a retro-looking sweatshirt with a prominent logo but you're not so sure about cropped lengths, this crewneck is for you. Plus, it comes in four unique shades, including this buttery yellow.

Crop Hooded Sweatshirt

Pam & Gela

Don't let the print fool you — this star-studded sweatshirt is versatile enough to wear with jeans, or even under an oversized jacket

Champion Reverse Weave All Over Print Cropped Sweatshirt

Champion

This printed sweatshirt is just understated enough that it will go with anything in your closet.

Cropped Hoodie

Adidas

Get in to the full spirit of athleisure by pairing this Adidas classic hoodie with matching track pants.