Ben Affleck and his daughter turned heads during a delightful afternoon outing in Los Angeles, where the duo was spotted enjoying a casual lunch, showcasing their close bond and impeccable style.

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Ben Affleck is one devoted father! The actor and his daughter Violet recently enjoyed some quality time together in Los Angeles. On Saturday, the Hollywood star and his teen daughter, whom he shares with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, were seen grabbing lunch at Tasty Noodle House.

Ben Affleck and Violet Affleck are seen in Santa Monica on December 11, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Ben Affleck and Violet Affleck are seen in Santa Monica on December 11, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

For their casual outing, the “Gone Girl” actor sported a white shirt under a flannel, paired with denim pants and Nike sneakers. Violet, on the other hand, looked stylish in a black dress layered over a white flowy long-sleeved top.

Ben Affleck and Violet Affleck | Source: YouTube/@x17online

Ben Affleck and Violet Affleck | Source: YouTube/@x17online

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She accessorized with a unique embroidered vest from the clothing brand Niloufar Saba, purple socks, and black sneakers. Violet also wore eyeglasses and a white face mask, seemingly keeping a low profile.

Violet spotted getting out of the car during lunch outing with her dad Ben Affleck | Source: YouTube/@x17online

Violet spotted getting out of the car during lunch outing with her dad Ben Affleck | Source: YouTube/@x17online

Despite her efforts to stay under the radar, photos of the father-daughter duo quickly circulated online, eliciting a range of reactions from fans.

Some fans were taken aback by Violet’s uncanny resemblance to her mother, Jennifer, with one fan exclaiming, “Violet is the spitting image of her mother!” Another echoed the sentiment, marveling, “Violet looks so much like her mom.” There was even confusion among fans, with one admitting, “I thought it was Jennifer.”

Ben Affleck and his daughter Violet enjoying lunch | Source: YouTube/@x17online

Ben Affleck and his daughter Violet enjoying lunch | Source: YouTube/@x17online

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Fashion-wise, opinions varied. While some admired Violet’s modest attire, noting, “She dresses very modestly, just like her mom,” others were less impressed, questioning her outfit with comments like, “What’s up with her outfit?” and “Violet dresses very weird.” However, a defender chimed in, asserting, “She’s a modest young woman.”

Violet’s appearance also sparked praise for her upbringing, as one admirer wrote, “Love Ben. His daughter Violet conducts herself like a proper young lady. Ben’s been a good dad.”

The admiration didn’t stop there, as fans also complimented Violet’s fashion choices, with one noting pleasantly, “Didn’t realize she had such good taste.” Another added warmly, “Awwww, what a cutie. She’s matched the color of the vest with her name.”

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As a teenager, Violet enjoys experimenting with makeup, starting her exploration at the age of 13. In a previous interview, her mother disclosed that Violet has a fascination with makeup. She added that her daughter enjoys experimenting with different products, but she’s mindful of not overdoing it.

Violet Affleck is seen on June 18, 2024, in Pacific Palisades, California. | Source: Getty Images

Violet Affleck is seen on June 18, 2024, in Pacific Palisades, California. | Source: Getty Images

The actress mentioned that sometimes she checks in with her daughter before she leaves the house to ensure her makeup is appropriate, and if it’s not, Jennifer advises her to tone it down. Navigating Violet’s teenage years has been a learning process for the actress, who acknowledged the challenges of adolescence.

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Discussing Violet’s interest in makeup, the actress reflected, “I think it’s probably extra complicated when you literally were nursed in the makeup chair as an infant, and have grown up sitting in your mom’s lap while she got her makeup done your whole life.”

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The actress shares a close bond with her daughter, and Violet’s recent high school graduation was an emotional milestone for the “13 Going on 30” star. In May, Jennifer proudly celebrated Violet’s significant milestone by sharing a heartfelt post on social media.

She captioned it, “Tell me you have a graduate without telling me you have a graduate. 🎓 (bless our hearts 🥺♥️🤣).” Jennifer’s post featured a carousel of photos and a video, capturing her journey to attend the graduation.

Jennifer Garner becoming emotional about her daughter Violet Affleck's high school graduation, dated May 2024 | Source: Instagram/jennifer.garner

Jennifer Garner becoming emotional about her daughter Violet Affleck’s high school graduation, dated May 2024 | Source: Instagram/jennifer.garner

One photo showed her inside a plane, dressed in a checkered shirt, wiping her eyes with a tissue. In a video, she expressed her hopes, saying, “I hope we can make it.” Another image showed her in a white shirt with an ID sling, wiping away tears.

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Jennifer Garner becoming emotional about her daughter Violet Affleck's high school graduation, dated May 2024 | Source: Instagram/jennifer.garner

Jennifer Garner becoming emotional about her daughter Violet Affleck’s high school graduation, dated May 2024 | Source: Instagram/jennifer.garner

The final snap captured her in a dark blue shirt and black sweater, complete with sunglasses written 2024, her emotions clearly written on her face. The post resonated with many celebrities who offered their support.

Gwyneth Paltrow commented, “I’m sooooo with you.” Reese Witherspoon added, “Congratulations!, Oh honey… I know…You have done a great job, mama! I will be here for support and lots of hugs.”

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Jennifer has been open about Violet’s journey to graduation. In November 2023, she opened up about their college tours during an interview on “Live with Kelly and Mark,” describing the selection process as both exciting and stressful.

Jennifer Garner speaking about her daughter Violet's college preparation on "Live with Kelly and Mark" as seen on November 29, 2023 | Source: YouTube/LiveKellyandMark

Jennifer Garner speaking about her daughter Violet’s college preparation on “Live with Kelly and Mark” as seen on November 29, 2023 | Source: YouTube/LiveKellyandMark

Despite the mixed feelings, Jennifer expressed confidence in Violet’s ability to navigate the process successfully, praising her daughter’s self-starter attitude by saying, “She’s handling it like a champ and she’s totally in charge.”

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As Violet gears up for college, she’s cherishing every moment with her mom. In May, they were spotted in Santa Monica, both dressed in coordinated outfits and holding hands.

The beloved actress sported a blue floral dress, a buttoned white shirt, and a grey cardigan. She accessorized her look with a matching gold necklace, brown sunglasses, and sneakers.

Jennifer Garner and Violet Affleck crossing a street in Santa Monica, California, as seen on a video shared on May 6, 2024 | Source: YouTube/x17online

Jennifer Garner and Violet Affleck crossing a street in Santa Monica, California, as seen on a video shared on May 6, 2024 | Source: YouTube/x17online

Eighteen-year-old Violet opted for a white sundress adorned with a pink flower print, paired with black shoes. The mother-daughter duo was all smiles, chatting while hand-in-hand. This was after leaving an event where Jennifer still wore her nametag.

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Their close bond was also on display in December 2022, when they attended a state dinner at the White House hosted by President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden.

Jennifer Garner and her daughter Violet Affleck arrive at the White House in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2022 | Source: Getty Images

Jennifer Garner and her daughter Violet Affleck arrive at the White House in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2022 | Source: Getty Images

Jennifer looked stunning in a long black sequined gown, complete with matching black heels and a clutch. Violet complemented her mother’s elegance in a black heart-printed dress, clutch, and striking red heels.

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Violet Affleck and Samuel Affleck are seen on August 11, 2013, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Violet Affleck and Samuel Affleck are seen on August 11, 2013, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Jennifer is also a devoted mother to her other children. Along with Violet, she shares son Samuel Garner and daughter Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, who now goes by the name Fin, with her ex-husband Ben Affleck. The Hollywood couple was married for over a decade before deciding to part ways in 2018.

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