Katie Holmes' Mom Jeans: Chic or Tragic?


katie holmes and tom cruiseKatie Holmes is getting slammed all over blogland for wearing high-waisted "mom jeans" but honestly, I think she looks fantastic. And they're not even true "mom jeans" because they're wide-legged, not tapered.

I love this whole outfit: the jeans paired with the flannel shirt and aviator glasses. It's very retro 1970s -- I halfway expect her to be touting a "Make Love, Not War" sign. Unfortunately, I could never pull this look off (my booty is way too big and would increase by two-fold in high-waisted jeans), but she wears it nicely with her long legs and tiny waist.

Now can we please talk about Tom? Double denim ... yikes.

What do you think of her "mom jeans" look? Is it a fashion "do" or "don't"? Would you wear this look?


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coffe... coffeeplease316

I gotta go with tragic, just not feeling them.

APeve... APeveteaux

She looks amazing. I wish I could look as good as she does in mom jeans. But yeah, Tom, you need to lose one of the denims.

melow... melowmama

She looks GREAT!!! And, in my book...those are NOT "mom jeans" ! The jeans she's wearing are high-waisted (which is considered "in" style right now) and they're a wider leg & fitted in all the right places. Tom looks like a huge dork, however!!!

CherB... CherBearCM

She pulls them off beautifully!  To me they do not look like 'mom jeans' at all.  I'm sure if I wore them they'd look like classic 'mom jeans'!  LOL  And yea Tom Cruise... uhhhhh

akohl... akohler413

I agree who cares if they are "mom-jeans" if I looked that good in them I would wear them everyday!


She looks fine? So what if they come up higher. If she's comfy who cares?

LoriA... LoriAnn87

I think mommy jeans don't look go on anyone.

jeann... jeannesager

How is high-waisted "mom jeans?" To be honest, low rise does not work on about 90 percent of the women in America -- they're just not made for the average woman's body type. It's better to have a pair of jeans that fit well than it is to have something that shows off your butt crack!

kelli... kelli0585

I think it's jealousy.  Many people can't pull them off (myself included), so they like to make it "taboo."  If they can't wear them, no one should be allowed to wear them. 

Cafe... Cafe MicheleZ

She looks hot and oh so 70s, my favorite era!

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