WERQ: Keira Knightley in Burberry Prorsum

Posted on February 02, 2012

A big part of being stylish is knowing what works on you, and girl?

Keira Knightley attends the premiere of “A Dangerous Method” in London in a Burberry Prorsum gown.

Burberry Prorsum Pre-Fall 2012 Collection/Model: Cara Delevingne

This Joan Crawford shit WERQS on you! Snaps up! Gorgeous. Love the color and silhouette.


[Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images, elle.com]

    • Anonymous

      LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Anonymous

      Enough with the duckface, beautiful Keira! She looks fantastic here, though.

      • http://profiles.google.com/misslauraschultz Laura Schultz

        if she would only smile….

      • Anonymous

        She’s been holding the duckface for too long.  I’m afraid it’s stuck that way.  It’s very sad.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDI2DLE7DE3YPW2ONIHBWOVHMA ecallaw

        I think that’s actually just the way her face is–she has those really exaggerated cheekbones that make it LOOK like she is sucking her cheeks in and pursing her lips.

        • Anonymous

          Sometimes she actually doesn’t look like that.  If she’d relax her face and learn how to smile (and eat a sandwich now and again) she’d be quite beautiful.  I still would think she’s not much of an actress. though. :)

          • Anonymous

            I liked her in A Dangerous Method, actually. The accent was maybe a bit much, but I really believed her enthusiasm for all the highly intellectual psychoanalytic stuff, as well as the complex relationship between her and Fassy as Jung.

            Here I think the hairstyle is making the duckface worse–it’s making her face shorter and squarer and emphasizing the shape she insists on making with her mouth.

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Deborah-Jozayt/100002949685297 Deborah Jozayt

          It almost looks like she’s biting the inside of her cheeks to get that effect. When she’s talking, she definitely doesn’t have cheekbones like that. 

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jane-Morris/1076502799 Jane Morris

        I think her face is frozen like that. Literally.

      • Anonymous

        Seriously. Her cheekbones are already lovely, there’s just no need for the rest.

    • Anonymous

      What you call a perfect “English Rose.”

    • Anonymous

      She looks gorgeous, but I can’t stand her duckface.  Kind of ruins it for me.  Still, a definite WERQ.

      • http://profiles.google.com/misslauraschultz Laura Schultz


      • Anonymous

        I know. I wish she’d stop doing that.

    • http://profiles.google.com/misslauraschultz Laura Schultz

      Well, have to admit, I love the dress and the make-up, if not the hair. HHHHATE the pouty-mouth, though. Ugh…

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=555593309 Alexis Peñafuerte Wenceslao

      WERQ! however, 2 words: Dress Sheilds

      • http://profiles.google.com/misslauraschultz Laura Schultz

        are you sure that’s not lighting on the fabric? Kind of looks like that to me. 

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=555593309 Alexis Peñafuerte Wenceslao

          Look at the second picture of her. That is so not lights / shadows. That is SWEAT. 

          • Anonymous

             I’m not seeing it. Especially not in the second picture.

          • Anonymous

            Nope, it’s a shadow.  Check the next picture – it’s not there.

            • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=555593309 Alexis Peñafuerte Wenceslao

              It is in the next picture and it’s sweat. That part wouldn’t catch shadows because the camera flash is straight on.  So it is sweat.

    • Anonymous

      That dress could so easily look like shit on a stick on someone else, which makes it that much better that some savvy stylist put these two together.

    • Anonymous

      I cannot stand this woman, but I can’t disagree with what you say…

    • http://profiles.google.com/adj.blair Adriana Blair

      She is too beautiful.

    • MilaXX

      LOVE it, you better WERQ gurl!

    • Anonymous

      Fab color on her!  At first I wasn’t crazy about the sash, but I doubt the dress would work without it.

    • http://twitter.com/Moondragonic Charlotte

      Stunning color on her!

    • Anonymous

      Hate the hair, hate the brows, hate the dress – a trifecta ….swore this was going to be a GTINYD post. (PS. Also hated the movie.)

    • http://twitter.com/DarthJaeda Jaeda Laurez

      She always gives the equivalent of, I don’t know, English Duck Lips, in her photos, but she is Werq-ing the crap out of that dress. Not mad at all- looks like it was made for her. 

    • Anonymous

      That’s a pretty darned perfect look for her. 

    • Anonymous

      flawless. literally, flawless

    • Sara__B

      She looks striking in that gown, but what’s that
      pulled-in-at-the-corners thing that she and lots of other young celebs do
      with their mouths? Does it pop their cheekbones? Avoid wrinkle-making expressions? Hide true feelings? She didn’t do that when she was younger — I
      just spent a quick minute looking at photos — so why now?

      • Anonymous

        She is kind of the queen of doing that face…it is so weird and I can never tell if her face just naturally does that or if she holds the upper part of her nose in ‘just about to sneeze’ mode all the time.  I find her lovely, regardless, but it has always irked me.  I think it was less noticeable when she was younger because she was more smile-y. I’ve thought about this entirely too much

        • Anonymous

          That’s exactly it. Instead of sucking in her cheeks, she sucks in her nose. My friend is high school was a master at mimicking the Keira pout. I could barely watch Pirates of the Caribbean because of it! She is so gorgeous though and I love her demure sense of style, so I can forgive it now. 

        • Anonymous

          I think she does it on purpose, but the contours of her face really emphasize it. It’s also even more annoying because she so doesn’t NEED it–she already has amazing cheekbones and pretty full lips! I think the point is usually to create contour that isn’t naturally there, and she is just FINE with her ACTUAL FACE.

    • Anonymous

      LOVE it.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3AJ237ND3GAHDQJZ4TLCO4WLRA Emily

      She looks great!  Love the color.

    • http://twitter.com/wednesdaydreams Natalie

      Ugh I love it. She is more well-dressed and put together than all those ladies at the SAG awards. The red carpet loves her, it’s a shame she doesn’t go out all that much, so it’s always great to see her.

    • Anonymous

      That timid keyhole takes it from WERQ to a solid IN for me. Would look better without it.

      • Anonymous

        Man, I disagree–I think if it were solid fabric all the way up to her neck she’d look like a very elegant sister-wife.

        • Anonymous

          I saw the back in another photo and if I’m remembering correctly it’s totally open, which would have saved it from being too sister-wife. But I like the keyhole.

          Interesting that in the movie poster her face and boobs are rounder than they seem to be in real life.

          • http://twitter.com/bredalot Bridget Smith

            Corsets! Corsets do astonishing things, as you can see on her in Pirates of the Caribbean. (Possibly some Photoshop as well, but she was so famously and so vocally angry when they enhanced her bust for the King Arthur poster that I can’t imagine there’s that much of that here.)

    • Warmheartedgirl Seattle

      Fantastic color on her, love the makeup.  Gorgeous!

    • Susana Reyes

      she looks great.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jessica-TallGirl-Freeman/1043623567 Jessica TallGirl Freeman

      Finally, a true WERQ. And tone down the duck lip dear. 

    • Anonymous


    • Anonymous

      She’s beautiful. I still think about her stomping around her emerald gown in “Atonement”.

      • Anonymous

        I need to own that gown. It was a thing of wonder. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6PUVFQ7YCZZFZRIER6BEJ4HVYE Amye

      Love the color on her, but a WERQ?  Not really.  She just seems to be standing there.  She’s not working the shit out of it.

    • Anonymous

      Divine!  It’s a fabulous color for her and I like the sleeves.  I’m sick of super bare dresses on the RC.  This is a refreshing change.

    • oohsparkley!

      I  agree Werq!  The trouty pouty is too much.  And the hair is suspect, but still werqs.

    • Anonymous

      Am I the only one who sees “sister wife”-formal?

    • Anonymous

      She looks amazing here. She was TERRIBLE in the movie.

    • Lexie

      Gorgeous. I love her eye makeup. Needs to relax her mouth, as usual, but she looks head-to-toe fantastic.

    • Anonymous

      I wish she’d stop making that face.

    • kimberlini

      Kiera is fine but WTF with the model?  Is she from the circus stilts competition on PR??

      • Anonymous

        She must be standing on a box, right?  No human being is proportioned that way.

      • Anonymous

        I’m also wondering how that torso can possibly hold adult-size organs.

    • Anonymous

      That keyhole slit is about as necessary as the split in a pair of split pants.

    • Anonymous

      Do not like it at all – everything is wrong IMHO.

    • http://victoriapavlova.com Victoria Pavlova

      Keira is doing her ‘suck-in-cheeks’ face again :( but the outfit is very pretty.

    • Anonymous

      This dress is such a refreshing tonic after so much glitz, glitter, and oragami. (I do love a sparkle, don’t get me wrong.)

      She carries off the elegant simplicity of this gown without being boring. The color is amazing on her. The belt, while not totally to my taste, adds a bit of feminine fun. WERQ it!

    • Anonymous

      Wow, love this!

    • Anonymous

      I freaking HATE her stupid duckface…she seems to think squinting, pursing your lips, and sucking in your cheeks is somehow associated with acting.

      That being said, I can appreciate a lovely dress when I see one.  Lop off her head and it’s perfect. :)

    • butter nut

      totally her dress.  she should buy it in every color.

    • Anonymous

      Definitely a WERQ moment. And she’s not even putting in all that much effort.

    • http://blue-again.myopenid.com/ blue

      Lovely. The color is divine. And she doesn’t look emaciated for a change. 

    • http://twitter.com/VicksieDo VicksieDo

      She is so stunning.  This dress covers the collar bones of doom, and the makeup and hair are perfect.

    • Anonymous

      I’m on the fence. The color is gorgeous on her and I love it from the waist up, particularly the sleeves, but something about it feels kind of matronly and dowdy to me. Maybe it’s the length or the way that skirt just looks heavy and a little like Ma Ingalls’ skirts? I don’t know. I like it but it isn’t a WERQ for me.

      The duckface is hilarious. What’s up with that? Look at her pic in the poster behind her. No duckface. Gorgeous girl.

    • http://twitter.com/herong Heron

      That dress was, like, woven, dyed, cut, and SEWN with her in mind. 

    • Judy_J

      She looks good, but I like the sleeves on the runway version better. I especially love that belt.

    • Anonymous

      She and I have similar coloring, and this sort of brown-maroon-burgundy is one of my favorite colors to wear. I think she looks fabulous, although this style of bangs is maybe not the best for her face.

    • Presumptuous Insect

      What the hell is going on with her mouth?  She’s gonna get whiplash or something from the strain.

    • Renee Thomas

      Wow. As near to perfection as an RC outfit can get. Right dress on the right girl, right color, beautiful make-up and hair. Plus, she looks comfortable and we can still see HER, not just the dress.

    • Anonymous

      Agree, the dress looks fantastic, but what’s with the weird lip-pursing?

    • http://profiles.google.com/dchockeyguy Trevor Burroughs

      Um, what’s up with that model wearing the original? She looks like a stilt walker.

    • Anonymous

      I don’t like what she seems to think she needs to do with her mouth in every picture, but the dress looks great on her.

    • Anonymous

      Beautiful, but she will never look more beautiful than she did in that green dress in Atonement. Now I’m going to go to my bathroom mirror and practice sucking my face in.

    • Anonymous

      DRESS SHIELDS!!! That’s sweat! Not shadows.

      Sweat aside, I’m still not crazy about the look. The eyes are too heavy, the top feels a bit limp, the skirt needs to be hemmed, and the velvet bow drives me nuts (I’m not opposed to the belt or the fact that it’s a bow. Just hate the material)

      • Anonymous

        If if you argue that it’s shadows and the fabric, that’s just as bad. I don’t want to wear a dress that makes me look like I’m sweating.

        I will say that I love the back of the dress (which isn’t shown here).

        • http://profiles.google.com/misslauraschultz Laura Schultz

          good point….

    • Anonymous

      Outstanding!  But do I spy sweat stains? Or is the lighting messing with me?

    • CQAussie

      Fantastic dress!  She looks great but what is with the lips?  Her lips always look like that…..I don’t get it…

    • http://twitter.com/Goldielox73 Goldie

       That dress has an open back and E! had a whole story about how she had a splotchy spray tan.  I don’t think so, it looks more like shadows or birthmark.  It’s SO faint though.  Judge for yourselves:


    • Anonymous

       Not bad, I don’t even like her but I can’t help but love that outfit and styling, very well played.

    • Anonymous

      Why the permanent pucker? This dress looks great on her.

    • http://asskickingadviser.com/ Ass Kicking Adviser

      She is just a truly unique looking young woman who really knows what looks good on her. If I saw that dress in the store I would be all, ‘yuck. maroon with a black bow? wtf?’ But just look at her – it’s perfect and lovely. She gets a WERQ not just for looking perfect but for wearing something that most could never dare to wear.

    • Wrenaria

      Such a pretty girl. Lovely.

    • marilyn

      It looks better on the runway model.  The sleeves on that dress are larger, and her belt is different.  Keira made it look kind of dowdy.

    • Anonymous

      Why doesn’t she smile for chrissakes?

    • Anonymous


    • Anonymous

      I love everything but her non-smile. Seriously, that photographer she cited who told her never to smile because it’s “ugly” should be kicked out of the business. That one shot a few weeks back with her beautiful smile changed everything. Here, she just looks like she’s sucking in her cheeks. It ruins what otherwise was a perfect look.

    • Anonymous

      Must be strange for these actresses to stand in front of posters of themselves all photoshoped up.

    • Call me Bee

      She is absolutely adorable.  Dontcha just wanna squeeze her cheeks? 

    • Anonymous

      nice. I hate that little circle left behind from the lip augmentation to remove the “peak” of the upper lip that u see on so many. Its ridiculous.

    • http://eclectictsunami.blogspot.com/ Cassie

      Perfect. She looks better than the model.

    • http://twitter.com/#!/Space_Kitty Space Kitty

      That is a LOT of makeup and duckface, but she is werq’ing the hell out of that gown.

    • http://www.facebook.com/tom.r.markiewicz Tom Markiewicz

      there’s a reason her green atonement dress is so well remembered; simple and striking looks suit her to a T.

    • Anonymous


    • Brad and Anne White

      That model looks like she’s missing half her body from the belt to the purse. I know she’s thin, but it doesn’t even match up. Bad Photoshoppers.

    • R. L.

      Super cute look for her. 

    • Anonymous

      She always looks amazing in pieces that have a vintage period movie kind of feel. Perfecto.

    • Anonymous

      Such a stunning girl. Gorgeous dress. She really does now what works for her and how to work it best. And I don’t see duckface here, tbh, her face’s bone structure makes her look a bit pouty, I think.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2ZGSQMHRCO7LAIOWG2HD74V6XU Marcie Dreyfuss

      Love the accessories. Like the shade on the model better but I agree that this colour suits Keira fabulously.

    • http://twitter.com/RzYoung RzYoung

      Also love it. It’s not the same as what Lady Mary wore to one of the awards last year though is it?

    • Anonymous

      I think we’ll be seeing Cathy Cambridge in this number…

    • http://profiles.google.com/dorothymichael Dorothy & Michael n/a

      She looks great but would it kill her to un-purse her lips once in awhile?!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2P2ANLRZ6YAVGONA36I2AQJYGI VicD

      it looks better on her than it does on the model – must be rough to be a top actress and have those looks too…

    • http://twitter.com/thelilerin erin l.


    • Anonymous

      She is going for a signature look, because on the poster behind her, she looks like Rachel Mcwhatherface…so she went for the duck look to get the , “Oh, it’s Keira”

    • Anonymous

      For my dollars, in terms of a face, this is one of the most beautiful women in the world.  An amazing visage and she looks beautiful here.  The vision of her as a bride in Love Actually is the face that lauched a thousand ships.  Angelina gets all the buzz for being this that and the other but Keira rules in terms of features.  Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous. Don’t love the poofy sleeves but love love love that color that tends to look great on just about anyone — lovely.

    • Anonymous

      She has the ideal shape for vintage and vintage-inspired 1920s-1940s fashions. Well done.

    • Anonymous

      Wow!! She looks beautiful!
      I would like to note that she’s not actually doing the duckface of Facebook notoriety here. This facial expression is more like she was told to imagine that she’s sucking on a lemon. It’s slightly different in that the lips are gently pursed rather than forced as far out of the face as possible as seen in the more traditional duckface.

    • http://twitter.com/meredeth_gwyn Meri

      Hmmm… looks too big and is a bit long on her? She’s pretty and delicate so it sort of works but WERQ worthy? Not for me.