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Katie Holmes takes some 'me' time in NYC

AM New York
By Julie Gordon

Katie Holmes had a girls' day out on Monday.

The actress was spotted meeting a female friend at Forty Four at Royalton on Monday afternoon, where she was "low-key" and "makeup-free" as she drank coffee and caught up with her pal, a spy dished.

Onlookers said Holmes -- whose 6-year-old daughter Suri Cruise, was at school -- was "very cordial" to the restaurant''s staff.

Then, on Monday night, Holmes -- who lives in Chelsea with Suri, her daughter with ex Tom Cruise -- got dolled up in a black frock for the Narciso Rodriguez for Kohl's DesigNation launch, where she chatted with fellow guests Julianna Margulies and Emma Roberts.