11/07/2013 16:16 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Katie Holmes Shines In Rare Glamorous Red Carpet Appearance

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...

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