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Katie Holmes Proves This Major Styling Trend Is Here to Stay for 2021

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Katie Holmes’ latest look proves that one of 2020’s biggest trends may be sticking around for a while.

Making a shopping trip out in New York this afternoon, the “Batman Begins” actress showed off her chic seasonal style as she held tight to her Khaite items. Her ensemble included a mix of layered pieces starting with a ruffled boyfriend-style shirt layered under an off-white jacket and coordinating straight-leg jeans.

The real kicker of her look came with her choice of outerwear. A sleek piece of leather attire has become one of the biggest trends this fall — and now this winter, too. Whether in the form of pants, leggings or, in Holmes’ case, a coat, the effortlessly cool material offers an easy way to add a glam yet edgy touch to all looks, as exemplified by the likes of Kristin Cavallari, Kendall Jenner, Zoe Kravitz and more.

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Katie Holmes makes a shopping run at Khaite in New York, Jan. 7.
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A closer view of Katie Holmes’ Common Projects sneakers.
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To counter the edgier outerwear, Holmes herself opted for her go-to sneakers courtesy of Common Projects.

The pair with its exposed stitches and layered panels creates an easy-to-pair appeal, matchable to any ensemble as Holmes has proved time and time again. The Original Achilles silhouette showcases white uppers with a white rubber sole and finished with a foil-stamped factory ID on the heel. The sneakers retail for $425 and are available at Nordstrom.com.

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Common Projects Original Achilles.
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When it comes to her chic style, the star of “The Secret” movie oftentimes favors on-trend silhouettes that are just as stylish as her outfit of choice. The 42-year-old is known for her top-of-the-line style, matching her go-to fall combo — relaxed pants, an oversize coat and a casual top —with everything from Veja sneakers to Common Projects kicks and flare-heel Dorateymur boots. As the weather heats up, though, you can find the actress in flowy dresses, more lightweight tops and a rotation of easy-going pieces like trending black “ugly” double-strap sandals.

Beyond off-duty style and impeccable footwear taste, Katie Holmes’ experience in the fashion industry earned her the title of an Olay brand ambassador; she also previously served as the face of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Miu Miu, Ann Taylor and more top brands throughout her successful career.

For a more affordable twist on Katie Holmes’ sneaker style, try out these low-top styles for size.

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CREDIT: Courtesy of Converse

To Buy: Converse Runway Cable Platform Chucks, $75; Converse.com.

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To Buy: Nike Blazer Low LE, $75; Nike.com.

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To Buy: Adidas Hoops 2.0, $60; Amazon.com.

Click through the gallery to discover more of Katie Holmes’ best street style looks over the year.

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