Lifestyle Style Jennifer Lopez Stuns in Dolce & Gabbana Gown for Gondola Photo Shoot as She and Ben Affleck Depart Venice Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez headed to the airport a day after making their red carpet return as a couple at the 2021 Venice Film Festival in Italy By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 11, 2021 11:15 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos Photo: TheImageDirect.com Jennifer Lopez is the queen of Italy! On Saturday, the 52-year-old singer took part in a stunning photo shoot on a gondola in Venice during the last day of the 2021 Venice Film Festival. She modeled a Dolce & Gabbana strapless tulle ball gown on the water. The elaborate dress featured a print of the Italian city and was accessorized with a thin black belt around the "Let's Get Loud" singer's waist. Lopez wore glamorous makeup for the shoot as well, with her cheekbones defined and her lips covered in a bold, statement-making red lipstick. Jennifer Lopez Says She's 'Back on the Block' in Glam Photos as She and Ben Affleck Hit Venice After the photo shoot, she and Ben Affleck reportedly headed to the airport. TheImageDirect.com The night prior to her gondola moment, Lopez and boyfriend Affleck set the red carpet ablaze at the Venice Film Festival. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. There, Lopez and Affleck, 49, made an entrance at the premiere of the actor's new film, The Last Duel — their first red carpet appearance since rekindling their romance earlier this year. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Lopez brought out all the bling, wearing a white mermaid-style Georges Hobeika gown with a deep neckline, accentuated with a string of Swarovski crystal embellishments. She accessorized with a Cartier bracelet, earrings, and a ring featuring yellow jewels, an embellished silver clutch, and Jimmy Choo platforms. Affleck, meanwhile, looked dapper in a black Dolce & Gabbana tuxedo with satin lapel and Christian Louboutin shoes. The couple held hands and kissed as the photographers snapped their pictures. RELATED VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Make Their Red Carpet Return in Venice Lopez (who previously was engaged to Alex Rodriguez) and Affleck (who had split from Ana de Armas) rekindled their romance in April before going Instagram official in July for the singer's birthday. Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Make Their Red Carpet Return in Venice: See Every Gorgeous Photo Ciao Pix/Shutterstock The pair originally began dating in July 2002 after meeting on the set of their movie Gigli. They got engaged that November before postponing their September 2003 wedding just days before the original date and ultimately called off their engagement in January 2004. Since the couple rekindled their romance, they have continued to grow even closer. A source told PEOPLE in May that their relationship is different this time around. "Time has passed, and they are each in a different place with children," the insider said.