Tim Gunn on Katie Holmes's Baggy Jeans: "I Don't Get It"

08/27/2008 at 02:15 PM ET

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Tim Gunn is never shy about his opinions on Project Runwaycalling a dress a “pterodactyl out of a gay Jurassic Park” isn’t exactly holding back. And when PEOPLE talked to the debonair fashion expert at the Tide and Downy Total Care Launch Party, he expressed his disapproval of Katie Holmes‘s recent penchant for fall’s new baggy jeans. “I have to say, Katie Holmes has become so much more sophisticated in so many ways, but I think she’s in a dip right now. I can’t explain it.” Gunn actually sees the adaptation of the new look as a move back towards her younger look, saying “She ascended from this tomboyish waif look to an incredible sexy sophisticate. We realize how much style she’s capable of. I don’t get it.” But for those of us who are digging Katie’s baggy look (also spotted on Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston), Gunn does give us hope. “With the right shape, it can work very well.” — Jessica Gold Haralson

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Carolyn on

I totally agree with Tim. Katie was rushed into becoming such a sophisticated woman as well as a mother and wife so quickly, that she never fully finished her fun young life. She’s enjoying her time in NY with her career beginning again and I think she’s telling us, “I’ll dress the way I want, when I want.” Good girl Katie!


Wake up people! See the light! She’s not a human earthling being! She is hiding her true identity beneath her sexy exterior just like in species movies~! She is wearing the baggie clothes to hide her alien appendeges which are molting and will eventually fall off forming new symbiotic replicants. Then she will resort back to the form fitting sexy look. That’s how they duplicate/repopulate! Tom knew all about Katies shedding flaking knee areas and was told by the ScienceCardinal go ahead that she was the chosen one. Soon they will take over our entire planet and enslave us all! ! !

Rocky on

Who cares what she’s wearing. All I can think about is getting her clothes off!

Babz on

I think Katie looks great. The jeans don’t look that baggie. The whole ensemble looks great to me.

Jim on

Who cares Tim, look at your face in the circle. Close ups obviously aren’t your thing ehh.

Nancy on

Katie looks great! Let it go, people…

KitKat on

OMG! You all need to leave Katie alone. She & her husband and baby are the MOST BEUTIFUL PEOPLE IN HOLLYWOOD. I just totaly love that family. Just leave them alone, enough is enough. I am so freakn’ scared they are going to separate b/c you horrible people.

LOVE YAH KATIE, TOME AND SURI. Your family is way better than that mixed up Joli-Pitts whatever family.

Teresa on

Who cares?!

quesia on

no big deal, she’s just out shopping! she’s not at the social event of the year. yes, she’s beautiful, and stylish, but can she wear a comfy outfit on a comfy day out? c’mon people!

Mary on

There’s a difference between looking casual and sloppy.

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