She's not wearing flats for anyone! Katie Holmes towers over Narciso Rodriguez as he launches new collection for Kohl's
14:56 GMT, 23 October 2012
Standing a statuesque 5ft 9in, it doesn't take much for Katie Holmes to send necks craning in her direction.
And after years of toeing the line next to 5ft 7in Tom Cruise, it seems the actress has hung up her flats for more fashionable footwear.
The 33-year-old actress, who divorced Mr Cruise in July, towered over fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez in stylish heels as stars gathered to celebrate the launch of his latest collection in New York City on Monday night.
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The odd couple: Katie Holmes towered over fashion
designer Narciso Rodriguez at the launch of his new collection for
Kohl's in New York City on Monday night
Katie went for a classic LBD by the
designer, featuring flattering ruching, long sleeves and a conservative
hem just above the knee.
She paired the frock with nude Loeffler Randall pumps that gave her a few added inches.
Katie carried a sleek black clutch and wore her locks in loose waves around her shoulders.
With a lash of pink lipstick, and
otherwise minimal make-up, the star overall looked youthful and
well-rested – a feat considering she's a working mother of a
Standing next to Narciso, who was
launching his new collection for discount retailer Kohl's, their height
difference, however, most certainly turned heads.
Well-heeled! The 33-year-old actress looked stunning in a Narciso Rodriguez dress with flattering ruching, which she paired with nude stilettos
Star-studded: Actress Emma Roberts attended the event in a colour-blocked dress by the designer
The designer didn't seem to mind, putting an arm around the star as they both flashed a smile.
The pair were joined by stars
including Julianna Margulies and Emma Roberts at the Kohl's Collection
launch party, held at the IAC building in Manhattan.
The Good Wife star Julianna went for a sleek black and white dress optical illusion dress.
Meanwhile Emma wore a Narciso Rodriguez for Kohl's colour-blocked dress, Edie Parker bag and black Christian Louboutin pumps.
The 21-year-old actress is clearly a
fan of Narciso's designs, also tweeting during the event: 'This
collection is amazing and crazy affordable. Loving @Kohls Narciso for
The designer's cut-price collection is scheduled to hit stores on November 7.
Stunning: Katie left the event in a polished black trench coat
Glamour: The actress' brunette locks were perfectly coiffed into soft waves
The launch comes less than three months since Holmes and Cruise came to a divorce settlement – just 11 days
after divorce papers were filed.
The actor's lawyer, Bert Fields, said
at the time the speedy end to their marriage was in the best interest of
their daughter Suri, who now lives full time with her mother in New
York while Cruise continues to travel where his movie productions take
Recent reports claim the actor hasn't seen their little girl in near ten weeks while he films in England, however.
Mr Fields told MailOnline that Cruise was very much 'missing' Suri – and planned to see her as soon as possible.
Holmes is now rehearsing for her next stint on Broadway in comedy Dead Accounts.
The long short of it: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, in flat footwear, together at he premiere of Lions for Lambs, in 2007
VIDEO: Stars dazzle on the red carpet in support of Narciso Rodriguez' new line