The actress opted to forgo her usual fuss-free style and instead went for a chic look as she arrived at the WNYC studios in New York on Wednesday.
And the 33-year-old even proved that you can be both practical and stylish at the same time.
If only it was on TV: Katie Holmes couldn't show off her glamorous outfit during a radio interview on Wednesday
She was also sporting a silky sapphire top, cropped black trousers and snakeskin pumps, and carried a black and red satchel.
The brunette wore minimal make-up and left her tresses loose and unkempt upon her arrival.
Stylish and practical: Katie looked chic but also kept warm in her blue and black woollen coat
Switching styles: Katie arrived at the WNYC studios for an interview on the Leonard Lopate Show with her hair loose, but left sporting a ponytail
Katie was being interviewed by Leonard Lopate on his radio show.
The smiling star has been in a very sunny mood of late and it seems it’s all down to her new role.
She is currently starring in Dead Accounts on Broadway and appears to be relishing working onstage.
Simple but effective: The 33-year-old was also wearing a sapphire top, black cropped trousers and snakeskin pumps, while carrying a two-tone handbag
Despite less than stellar reviews, Katie has been going at it full steam ahead and Dead Accounts is scheduled to run through February 2013.
The evening before her radio interview Katie was seen stepping out with Suri, her daughter with Tom Cruise.
Something was upsetting the six-year-old as she burst into tears, but fortunately the youngster had her famous mother holding her hand to comfort her.
Motherly comfort: The previous evening Katie was seen soothing her crying six-year-old daughter Suri