"When fame happens," Katie Holmes has said, "a lot of people think you're changing.” Well, who can blame them? In just a few short years the 29-year-old has gone from Big Apple It Girl to Hollywood superstar mom. She even chopped off her signature long locks in favor of a Suri-friendly angled bob. Still, even with the lost inches, she hasn't changed her pretty, polished style-or her career goals. Holmes starred in Mad Money with Queen Latifah and there’s no doubt that Mrs. Tom Cruise will remain a sophisticated presence on red carpets and soccer fields alike.
1997: The Dawson's Creek star was a senior at Notre Dame Academy in Toledo, Ohio.
She becomes a leading lady in Pieces of April and ups the sophistication. Makeup artist Jake Bailey uses cream shadows instead of liners on her baby browns for what he calls "a softer alternative to smoky eyes."