Katie Holmes’ Stylist Defends Her Viral Jeans and Dress Outfit

Katie Holmes shocked fashionistas everywhere in the world when she attended the 2022 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball on Friday, December 9, in a mini costume and denims. Now, her stylist, Brie Welch, has come ahead to share the reasoning behind the ensemble, which reminded lots of Us of the early 2000s.

In an interview with The New York Instances, printed on Wednesday, December 14, Welch defined that the silky darkish blue quantity was truly a prime and never a frock. “We determined the wealthy colour and delicate bustier impact detailing of the highest was elegant and can be enjoyable if paired with denims,” she informed the newspaper, including that each she and Holmes, 43, needed to create a “youthful” really feel for the vacation soiree.

As for the sneakers, the style guru stated Holmes needed to be comfy. “On the day of — and since Katie has her personal easy type that must be appreciated right here, she stated she needed to put on sneakers as a result of it was a live performance and clearly there can be a number of dancing to Dua Lipa,” Welch informed the Instances. (Along with Lipa, 27, Lizzo, Charlie Puth, Demi Lovato, Dove Cameron and extra took the stage at Madison Sq. Backyard.)

In response to all of the chatter and questions surrounding the outfit, Welch added: “[Holmes] is greater than able to trying cool in an unintentional pattern 20 years later.”

Whereas it’s clear the Alone Collectively star wasn’t deliberately attempting to pay homage to her 2000s-character Joey Potter from Dawson’s Creek, the mini costume and denims combo is among the most memorable tendencies of all time. It was seen on the pink carpet by stars together with Miley Cyrus, Ashley Tisdale and Anne Hathaway and on TV by Intercourse and the Metropolis‘s Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Girlfriends‘ Joan Clayton (Tracee Ellis Ross).

By way of the years, Holmes has made a reputation for herself as a method queen. Whether or not she’s reviving types like overalls or denim skirts or hitting the pink carpet in sparkly clothes and tailor-made fits, the Ohio native all the time slays.

She opened up about her wardrobe in September, telling British Vogue: “My private type is fairly basic.”

She continued: “I like taking danger and having enjoyable with vogue, however I are inclined to gravitate in direction of easy design and issues which might be very significant. I respect the work that’s concerned in making a chunk … I’m very honored that folks like my type as a result of I prefer to infuse design into all the pieces that I do.”