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Short hair, don't care! Check out Katie Holmes' new pixie 'do

by Lindsay Lowe / / Source: TODAY

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Welcome to the pixie club, Katie Holmes!

The actress, 38, just made her most dramatic hair transformation in more than a decade, chopping her brunette waves into a fierce pixie. She debuted the new look at an event in New York City this week, pairing the cut with a romantic, floral dress.

 Katie Holmes debuts her new pixie 'do.

Holmes may look like she’s taking a cue from Audrey Hepburn with her chic crop, but she actually cut her hair for her upcoming role in the action thriller "The Doorman." In the movie, Holmes will play an ex-Marine struggling to adjust to civilian life, until an unexpected crime calls her back into action.

“She’s a warrior,” Holmes told People magazine. “I’m excited. I’m training. I’m sore.”

The actress’s go-to hairstylist, DJ Quintero, told People that Holmes wanted to “find a balance between something feminine but kickass ‘cause she’s working really hard — her body looks incredible.”

Holmes definitely owned her new look at the event for FAO Schwarz, which just unveiled a holiday toy collection at Bergdorf Goodman.

 Katie Holmes makes an entrance at an event for FAO Schwarz. Sophie Fritzl

She was all smiles as she and Quintero took a turn on the legendary toy store’s famous piano.

We’re more used to seeing Holmes with long, wavy locks, but this isn’t the first time the actress has rocked super-short hair. Her effortless pixie in 2008 was so chic, so French.

 Her last pixie cut was so very chic. James Devaney / WireImage

As it grew out, she transitioned like a pro into a sleek, flawless bob.

 Actress Katie Holmes attends the "Mad Money" film premiere at the Mann Village Theater on January 9, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images

Ten years later, celebs including Katy Perry, Cara Delevingne and Carly Rae Jepsen are still rocking pixie cuts — reminding us that this classic look will never go out of style!

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