Katie Holmes goes shopping to cheer herself

Updated: Aug 26, 2012, 15:03 PM IST

Los Angeles: Post her divorce with actor Tom Cruise, actress Katie Holmes is on a shopping spree. She spent a whooping $15,000 only on lingerie.

"Katie treated herself to a lavish post-split pick me up shopping spree. She splurged on nearly $15,000 worth of sexy lingerie and undergarments alone," National Enquirer magazine quoted a source as saying.

"She also bought 15 pairs of pricey Christian Louboutin shoes and went on a tear at Barneys New York department store, buying a closet`s worth of clingy cocktail dresses and power suits to wear to auditions and meetings," the source added.

The 33-year-old is also trying to get back with work and doing everything it takes to revamp her career and establish her as a confident working single mother.

"She wants to show the world who she really is - a beautiful, confident and talented woman balancing single motherhood and a thriving career," a source said.

Cruise, Holmes have a 6-year-old daughter Suri, whose primary custody remains to be with her mother. He is suppose to pay an annual amount of $400,000 to Holmes for child support.

Holmes filed for divorce from Cruise in June, and their divorce was finalised in August.