By Isabel Jones
Sep 05, 2018 @ 12:45 pm
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Katie Holmes is not an Insta-famous model or “influencer,” but she continues to be the number one source of fashion inspiration in our hearts.

The 39-year-old Dawson’s Creek alum attended the launch party for Simon Huck’s new body modification fashion line A. Human on Tuesday in an ironically retro royal purple Isabel Marant midi dress ($1,025; barneys.com). With its ‘80s ruching, mock turtleneck, and voluminous shoulders, Holmes’s look could be straight out of the costume closet for Working Girl. But the unapologetically retro dress, when paired with the ultra-modern A. Human event, feels boldly progressive. Katie saw your flesh-toned jewelry and raised you her older sister’s prom dress.

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The actress and mom allowed her look to steal the focus, pairing the piece with simple black sandals and a casual half-ponytail.

Fashion statements aside, Holmes appeared to have fun at the party — she even got a little handsy at one point …

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May you forever demolish our expectations.