Keira Knightley Wore Chanel Haute Couture to Get Her OBE at Buckingham Palace

A very fitting outfit choice for the special occasion.
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Keira Knightley in Chanel Haute Couture. Photo: Victoria Jones/WPA Pool/Getty Images

Keira Knightley in Chanel Haute Couture. Photo: Victoria Jones/WPA Pool/Getty Images

Keira Knightley has come a long, long way since 2002's "Bend It Like Beckham." The actress received her OBE — that's short for Most Excellent Order of the British Empire — for her services to drama and charity at Buckingham Palace on Thursday. For the special occasion, she wore a very fitting outfit choice: Chanel Haute Couture, specifically a look from its Spring 2017 collection. Knightley swapped the runway outfit's silver heels for a subtle, nude pair from Chloe Gosselin and topped the entire ensemble with a matching tweed hat.

Interestingly enough, Anna Wintour also wore Chanel when she was honored and named a dame by Queen Elizabeth II last year — just days after hosting the Met Gala. But Knightley's ensemble was to be expected, as she's been a longtime ambassador and spokesmodel for the French luxury house.

Of course, Knightley's husband and parents showed their support for this new milestone, making for a lovely family photo. How cute would this be as their holiday card this year?

Congratulations, Keira! Now let's all watch "Love Actually" to celebrate this weekend.

Family photo! Photo: Victoria Jones/WPA Pool/Getty Images

Family photo! Photo: Victoria Jones/WPA Pool/Getty Images

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