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Pictures and Quotes From Katie Holmes in New York Magazine 2010-08-16 09:15:00

Katie Holmes Talks Fashion, Marriage, and Suri in New York Magazine

Katie Holmes is on the cover of this week's New York Magazine chatting all about her Holmes and Yang clothing line ahead of the upcoming Fashion Week. The working mom has been busy shooting The Kennedys, but she's also going into promotional mode as the release date for her The Romantics nears. Conversation touched on Katie's roles, but things progressed to talking about her well-dressed daughter Suri and life with Tom Cruise. Katie said:

  • On Suri being into clothes: "I grew up the youngest of five, so there were a lot of hand-me-downs that I would sort of change up. And Suri and I do that now with her clothes. Or rather, she does it. She says, 'I want this sleeve cut,' and it's like, 'Okay, we'll cut it.' She picks out all of her own clothes and has since she was 1½. Tom and I went to the Met ball a couple of years ago, and I had this beautiful red gown and these royal-blue shoes that I wasn’t planning on wearing, but Suri made me put them on and so I was like, 'Okay, I trust you.'"
  • On balancing her schedule with Tom's: "We have quite a schedule, you know? We don't say, 'When I'm working, you don't work,' or anything like that. Last year he was shooting Knight and Day and I was shooting The Romantics, and we'd just fly to see each other after we wrapped. And we homeschool Suri — she has a teacher who is with her every day. We like the one-on-one education. I'm happy that my daughter is strong-willed and determined. You really have to go with what the child is wanting."
  • On dealing with all the interest in their marriage: "It's there, it's one of those things. My big concern is what does he have going, what do I have going, what are we going to do this weekend. It must seem weird, I guess, having so many people watching. It is weird. I get it. But you just, you know, smile and nod."

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To see what Katie has to say on working with Tom, Suri getting older, and playing Jackie Kennedy, just

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  • On working with Tom: "Well, we do collaborate on everything at home. But I mean, he's Tom Cruise! His body of work is incredible. Every movie he's done has done really well. I look back, and everything's a classic. I definitely come home and say to him, 'So, imagine a scene . . . how would you play it?' And he's helpful and sweet and gracious. He's quite an incredible human being."
  • On Suri growing up: "Her first set was Lions for Lambs, when she was 9 months old, and now she's 4 and she's so creative and she's so bright and so special. Whatever she wants to do, I know she's going to be amazing at it. I've already started my applause, and I will be applauding for the rest of my life."
  • On playing Jackie Kennedy: "I'm just focused on creating a character as much as possible without knowing what was going on behind closed doors. In my own life, it's just something that's there. We luckily have security so I can focus on motherhood and work and other things."
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Smashboxchick Smashboxchick 5 years
Intersting pose in the second picture, they must not have taken many photos if thats the one they picked.
FrankiLee FrankiLee 5 years
Some of what she says sounds a bit ridiculous, ie "going with what a child is wanting," but the homeschooling thing shouldn't frighten people. I know a few people who were home-schooled and are socialized, adjusted and happy! Just because a child is home-schooled doesn't mean they can't have an active social life. You put them in activities, you get together for play dates, etc. You're not keeping them locked in the house with no other stimulation.That being said, I don't know the woman, I don't know what her family life is like, and although I don't agree with some of her comments, I can't judge because I don't know her.
FrankiLee FrankiLee 5 years
Some of what she says sounds a bit ridiculous, ie "going with what a child is wanting," but the homeschooling thing shouldn't frighten people. I know a few people who were home-schooled and are socialized, adjusted and happy! Just because a child is home-schooled doesn't mean they can't have an active social life. You put them in activities, you get together for play dates, etc. You're not keeping them locked in the house with no other stimulation. That being said, I don't know the woman, I don't know what her family life is like, and although I don't agree with some of her comments, I can't judge because I don't know her.
totygoliguez totygoliguez 5 years
You don't even know how her life is like to judge her. I'm not her fan, but please people! You don't even know her. Every person that has worked with Tom Cruise has said that he is an incredible person and incredibly nice. For some parents and children home school works. From 4-6 grade I was home school, and I'm fine. As a matter of fact, I was successful during high school and college because I had that one-on-one education, and it didn't hurt me with my social skills, I had plenty of friends.
dancing-nancy dancing-nancy 5 years
She's an idiot and that cover is an insult to the late, great Jackie O.
Frida83 Frida83 5 years
Taking style tips from a toddler is really no way to go...
misssdandelion misssdandelion 5 years
niceeeeeeeee
misssdandelion misssdandelion 5 years
niceeeeeeeee
stephley stephley 5 years
"You really have to go with what the child is wanting."There's a recipe for disaster.
stephley stephley 5 years
"You really have to go with what the child is wanting." There's a recipe for disaster.
runningesq runningesq 5 years
Your toddler dresses you? Weird.
Kitty-Collins Kitty-Collins 5 years
Work it out Katie!
Kitty-Collins Kitty-Collins 5 years
Work it out Katie!
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