Celebrity Transformations Katie Holmes's Changing Looks By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Instagram Twitter InStyle's mantra is "Everybody's in," and that means anyone who finds their way to our stories should find themselves reflected in them. We prioritize bringing the right writer to every story and sometimes collaborate as a team to ensure we're including points of view across race, gender expression, body size, skin and hair type, and more. Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. For more about our team, click here. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on December 18, 2017 @ 10:15AM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Monica Schipper/Getty Images for iHeartMedia See Katie Holmes's changing looks throughout the years. 01 of 26 1997 Jared Poppel/Yearbook Archives The pretty senior at Toledo's Notre Dame Academy had big dreams: "For some reason I thought it would be possible to be an actress, even though I was from Ohio." 02 of 26 1997 Ron Galella/WireImage For the Ice Storm premiere, the Dawson's Creek up-and-comer wore a prom-ready updo and minimal makeup. 03 of 26 1999 Jim Smeal/WireImage Holmes complemented the auburn hue of her stick-straight hair with deep burgundy lipstick. 04 of 26 2000 Steve Granitz/WireImage Tousled waves and sheer rose makeup for the MTV Movie Awards. 05 of 26 2002 Jim Spellman/WireImage She starred in Phone Booth and celebrated the 100th episode of Dawson's Creek with a honey-tipped layered cut. 06 of 26 2003 Gregg DeGuire/WireImage for VH-1 Channel Sexy '70s! The Pieces of April lead rocked a center part and loose curls for VH1 Big in '03. 07 of 26 2004 Evan Agostini/Getty Images Holmes flipped the switch and tried out bombshell waves, matte red lips and arched brows. 08 of 26 2005 Evan Agostini/Getty Images She looked all-ingenue with her dewy skin, long lashes and '60s-inspired pompadour. 09 of 26 2006 Eric Ryan/Getty Images The new mother of Suri Cruise sat front row at Paris Fashion Week with her hair in a sophisticated retro style. 10 of 26 2007 Eric Ryan/Getty Images Mrs. Tom Cruise sported mini gamine bangs to the Armani Prive haute couture show in Paris. 11 of 26 2007 Sipa That November, Holmes added blunt bangs to her Vidal Sassoon-inspired bob. 12 of 26 2008 Steve Granitz/WireImage Holmes attended the premiere of Mad Money sporting a sleek bob with brow-grazing bangs. 13 of 26 2008 Gregg DeGuire/WireImage Ever the trendsetter, the Mad Money star's pixie became the latest rage. 14 of 26 2009 Astrid Stawiarz/WireImage The actress's sleek chin-length bob framed a makeup look that included smoky eyes and currant gloss. 15 of 26 2009 Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic Holmes played up her glowing skin with a dusting of peach blush and sheer mocha lip color. 16 of 26 2010 Flynet For the National Movie Awards in London, Holmes parted her loose waves in the center. 17 of 26 2010 Jemal Countess/Getty Images Another year, another look. The star of The Extra Man and The Romantics worked shiny ebony curls. 18 of 26 2010 Charles Eshelman/FilmMagic Shiny locks and come-hither eyes! Holmes framed her face with long, auburn-tinted fringe. 19 of 26 2011 Donato Sardella/WireImage The new face of Ann Taylor sported sleek, shiny locks. 20 of 26 2011 Andres Otero/ WENN.com For the Mission Impossible premiere, Holmes layered slate gray shadows with silver metallic to create a dimensional eye that was dramatic but not over the top. 21 of 26 2012 Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images For the Vanity Fair Oscars after-party, Holmes wore brow-grazing tapered bangs. 22 of 26 2012 Jeff Vespa/Getty Images Back to loose, glossy locks for the stylish superstar. 23 of 26 2013 Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Holmes gave tight curls a try to attend TAO Downtown's grand opening in New York City 24 of 26 2014 D Dipasupil/FilmMagic The actress looked radiant with a voluminous tousled hairdo at New York's Dream Downtown. 25 of 26 2016 George Pimentel/WireImage Holmes slayed at the Met Gala with a sleek pin-straight 'do and trendy spider lashes. 26 of 26 2017 Monica Schipper/Getty Images for iHeartMedia Holmes paired her chic pixie cut with spidery lashes and rose-hued lip at iHeartRadio's 2017 Jingle Ball.