Did Keira Knightley Just Wear Her Wedding Dress for the Third Time?

12/03/2013 at 06:47 PM ET

Keira Knightley Wedding DressRex USA; X17online; Wireimage

So nice, she wore it … thrice? Keira Knightley appears to be getting even more use out of the powder pink Chanel Haute Couture dress she last wore to her wedding in May.

The actress made an appearance at the Serious Fun gala in London Tuesday night, sporting what looked to be the same pretty dress Karl Lagerfeld made just for her — which was last seen on the star as she skipped through the streets of Marzan, France wearing custom Chanel bridal flats. Her gala dress had the same tiered, ruched bodice and ballet-inspired pink tulle skirt, though there was one noticeable difference: underneath the dress, she wore a whisper-thin sheer long-sleeved shirt with delicate leaf embroidery around the neckline and wrists. And true to Knightley’s quirky style, pale screenprint cameo portraits could be spotted among the embroidered leaves.

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This is the third iteration of Knightley’s wedding look — she first wore the dress to a pre-BAFTA bash in 2008 — which makes this the most haute I Really Love My … of all time. And we have to say, we love that she isn’t keeping her favorite dress wrapped in tissue in a closet somewhere.

Are you impressed by Knightley’s wedding dress re-wear? Have any of you been able to wear a wedding dress (or a bridesmaid dress, for that matter!) again?

RELATED VIDEO: See Keira Knightley’s (other) favorite dress of all time!

–Alex Apatoff

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Gina-Nicole on

Sustainability ROCKS!

teenygreenymachiney on

In the olden days, a bride would wear her wedding dress to all evening events for the first year of marriage. Given what folks are paying for them nowadays, perhaps the custom should be revived.

Jen on

I think this is great! Did you know during the 19th century women wore their wedding gowns to social events for the first year of the marriage? It seems so wasteful these days to spend so much money on one item of clothing that never gets worn again. I love Kiera’s willingness to wear it more than once!

Guest on

Just. so. vapid. Beautiful, but seriously.

Linda on

Quirky style indeed because that dress is not very pretty at all!

hmm on

It looks like she cut the hemline for her wedding to be more uniformly round just above her knees. I preferred the original style, where it was more ethereal and reached below her knees and was more unevenly edged.

kelly122 on

What a lovely woman she is! The dress is amazing, and she obviously loves it, so good for her! I think she is just the epitome of gorgeous.

Daandriaan on

The girl ‘s got a well functioning brain! She sets a precedent for other celebs. We all should appreciate quality over quantity a lot more and stop regarding our world as a big wastebin.

She gets it.

Natalie Carter on

I wore a real nice lace dress that I bought for under a $100 for my wedding ( very limited budget) so I was able to wear it again for nice things or even for attending religious meetings . I definetly got my moneys worth out of the dress. Glad to see a celebrity be frugal like this as an example.

sc on

yup! i wore my lovely wedding sari( a pure bengali red banarasi) on my brother in laws wedding again ! n i loved it!! :)

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