If you go to the movie theaters to see Keira Knightley’s latest film, an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, you may see the star wearing some incredible pieces of jewelry. Unlike many costumes, however, these jewels are not fake or simple pieces. No, Knightley, thanks to her connections at Chanel, is wearing jewelry worth easily several million dollars.
What is Keira Knightley wearing?
Knightley wears several pieces made of fine jewels, including diamonds, pearls and rubies. The brooch that she wears in a scene when her character is pregnant wowed even her director. The pieces in total were worth an estimated $2 million.
Why is Keira Knightley wearing these jewels?
Knightly’s character, Anna Karenina, is an aristocrat and a socialite. At her disposal, he would have naturally had access to jewels of all shapes, sizes, and styles. With Knightley’s access to the incredible collection owned by Chanel, those involved in the production of the movie agreed that it helped create the character of Anna Karenina .It made the dress, jewelry options, and feel for the character much more realistic.
How did Keira Knightley gain access to these jewels?
Keira Knightley is the face of Chanel’s perfume, Coco Mademoiselle. While working with the company, she has become very connected to many of the big names. While she was preparing for her role, she placed a phone call in to her connections and simply asked if she could use the jewelry for the movie, and the company agreed. With all the press it has generated for both the movie and the company, it is easy to see that they made the right decision.
So Keira Knightley’s jewelry has truly left no stone unturned in her quest to create a realistic portrayal of Anna Karenina, but it is hard to imagine that it was difficult to convince her to make the jewels so realistic.
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