So she does know how to do glam partywear. We're so used to seeing Katie Holmes schlep around New York in her comfies we sometimes forget she's a stunning, stylish laydee.
The actress got her gladrags on for the New York Observer's 25th Anniversary bash and wowed in a lined black dress with an on-trend sheer neckline and sleeves. Hair was loose and tousled and makeup was soft-smoky.
The only thing we might change? The ankle-strap heels - teamed with the over-knee hemline, they're kind of cutting her legs off...
More KH pics below: