She’s been in high spirits since finally going public with her boyfriend of five years, Jamie Foxx.
And Katie Holmes was flashing a coy smile when she stepped out in West Hollywood, California on Saturday, hitting the shops in Melrose Place.
The Hollywood actress was dressed down in a beige cable knit jumper and a pair of cropped jeans.
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Katie accessorised with a chic pair of shades and a funky pair of brown boots, carrying a designer bag over one shoulder.
The 38-year-old star opted for barely there make-up during her outing and wore her brunette locks pulled back in a bun.
The brunette beauty had her locks neatly styled and parted on the outing, as she carried a large white designer purse and a bag from the designer full of clothes.
The former Dawson’s Creek star was brimming with confidence, just days after she and the Django Unchained star were seen smooching and holding hands in the celeb-laden community of Malibu, California.
Holmes, who was wed to Tom Cruise for five years through 2012, has been ‘letting down her guard and being more open’ about her relationship with Foxx, a source told Entertainment Tonight on Friday.
After her split with Cruise five years back, Holmes ‘stepped out of the spotlight to focus on her family and more indie projects like Broadway and small TV and movie roles,’ the source told the outlet.
‘She kept her circle really tight, but it’s been years since the divorce and Katie deserves to be happy,’ the source said. ‘She doesn’t seem to care anymore who knows what’s going on with her and Jamie.’
Happy together: The veteran actress has been loosely linked to the Any Given Sunday star since 2013, but the images that surfaced this week confirmed the starry romance
Extrovert: Sources told ET that Holmes has come out of her shell somewhat amid her celebrated relationship with the A-lister, her first major one since her 2012 split with Tom Cruise
The source said that Holmes, who shares 11-year-old daughter Suri with the Top Gun star, has been ‘talking about [Foxx] all day and gushing about how much fun she has with him,’ adding that the romantic tandem ‘send each other voice memos, instead of text messages.’
The insider said that the emerging romance has imbued the dark-haired damsel with a newfound sense of sociability after years of perfunctory appearances.
‘She’d do what she was responsible to do and then she’d leave,’ the source said. ‘She was a homebody. It’s great to see her out and having fun, and I bet Jamie has played a big part in that.’
Happy days: Katie has been ‘gushing about how much fun she has with’ Jamie, sources told ET. The beauty was snapped in NYC for Fashion Week on Thursday (L), while Foxx was in Las Vegas last month (R) for the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight
A reason to smile: Holmes, seen Thursday at the US Open, clearly looks enchanted amid her relationship with the Blame It artist
The feelings are mutual: Foxx looked like he was bitten by the love bug in LA last month