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Credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images. NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 18: Actress Katie Holmes attends the 11th Annual Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner at Balthazar on April 18, 2016 in New York City.

Katie Holmes became fashion’s new favourite darling a few years ago, thanks to her matching bra and cardigan moment, and since then, the actress has barely put a loafer wrong.

Holmes, who just wrapped on a film in Connecticut, has returned to New York, and brought her understated style right back to the city with her.

For her most recent outing, Holmes wore a pair of relaxed fit blue jeans and a vintage Jimi Hendrix tee paired with socks and black Gucci loafers. Holmes wore her long brunette hair out and wet, letting it dry naturally, while wearing a brown leather saddlebag over one shoulder.

The entire outfit was a win, from the beige socks and black shoes to the relaxed fit of both the tee and jeans and the simple gold chain around her neck and tortoiseshell sunglasses in hand. 

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Credit: Gotham/GC Images. NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 12: Katie Holmes is seen in Chelsea on June 12, 2021 in New York City.

Like Zöe Kravitz and The Crowns Emma Corrin—two of the world’s current most stylish women—Holmes has been living in loafers of late. Not only does she own the above pair in black, but she also has the exact same Gucci pair in white, as well as red pair of the backless style by the Italian fashion house. Hey, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

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Credit: LRNYC/MEGA/GC Images. NEW YORK CITY, NY – JUNE 5: Katie Holmes is seen on June 5, 2021 in New York City, New York.

Though for a few months Holmes’ main accessory was her new beau, Emilio Vitolo Jr., the pair called it quits on their relationship in late April, after first making headlines in September 2020.

At the time of their reported split last month, a source told People, “It was amazing while it lasted, but they are at very different places in life.” They continued, “Emilio has no hard feelings. His life is in N.Y.C.,” Holmes, meanwhile, “can’t wait to get back to work and to travel again.”

As for Holmes? Her new love is loafers, and that’s a romance we can get behind.