carry katie

are you team holmes?

by faran krentcil

By tabloid standards, Katie Holmes is having a pretty rough week. But in the fashion world, she's killing it, thanks to a series of "I'm fine, I swear - don't I look fantastic?" outfits that she's worn out in public. Meanwhile, in the high style realm, Holmes just released a new collection of handbags with her stylist, Jeannie Yang. The bags are a continuation of Holmes' partnership with the Italian accessories label Valextra, and they're chic, smart, and very simple. Hitting today is two-tone shoulder bag that mixes black leather with brown suede, and is just big enough to cram a pair of Suri's little heels inside.

Two coordinating envelope clutches - the lipstick-and-credit-card kind - are also for sale. Meanwhile, if you dress less like Holmes' elegant red carpet presence, and more like Holmes' famous alter-ego, the tomboy Joey Potter from Dawson's Creek, there's a "Team Katie" t-shirt already for sale on Skreened.

Holmes & Yang handbags, $370 for clutches and $2460 for the shoulder bag, at

Katie Holmes, December 2000