Katie Holmes Steps Out in Leather Pants for Dinner Date Following Tom Cruise Divorce Settlement (PHOTOS)

On Wednesday evening, Katie Holmes continued to prove that, yes, there is life after divorce when she stepped out for a dinner date with a friend in New York.

The 33-year-old actress — who settled her divorce from her husband of five and a half years, Tom Cruise, on Monday — brought a mix of casual and chic to her style as she made her way about town, donning a cream-colored blazer, black leather pants, heels and hardly a touch of makeup.

It’s just the latest New York sighting of the former Dawson’s Creek star; just yesterday, Holmes took her six-year-old daughter, Suri, to Chelsea Piers, where she was accompanied by her mother, Kathleen.

Holmes — who is set to play a single mother in the upcoming movie Molly — filed for divorce from Cruise on June 29, in a move that reportedly left him blindsided.

The divorce was quickly settled 10 days later, on July 9. Details remain confidential; however, it is said that Holmes has received custody of Suri, while Cruise has been given generous visitation rights.

Holmes married Cruise in November 2006, only a few months after the couple welcomed Suri into the world.

Cruise is currently in California filming the sci-fi movie Oblivion.

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