See Keira Knightley Sip Tea In Nothing But A Silky Robe

Celebrity photographer Alexi Lubomirski shares a photo of Keira Knightley luxuriating amongst cushions in a sexy robe, sipping a cup of tea.

By Sean Thiessen | Published

Keira Knightley exudes a potent blend of elegance and passion. This quality earned her major roles in films like Love Actually (2003) and Pirates of the Caribbean (2003), but her striking sensibility also makes her an effective model. In the photo below, taken by fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski, Knightley sprawls in a sumptuous robe with a cocktail and a devious smirk.

Photo Credit: Alexi Lubomirski

The photo appeared in an issue of the women’s fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar. The shot captures Keira Knightley luxuriating at a near-mythic level as she lounges on decorative pillows surrounded by fashion sketches. Her beachy brown hair swims down the shoulders of her white robe, which is thoughtfully embroidered “Keira” across the breast.

Lubomirski, famous for photographing A-list celebrities, posted the photo to his Instagram account. Keira Knightley has had brief affairs with social media in the past but is not currently active on any online platforms.

Keira Knightley has enjoyed a prolific career since the early 1990s, but 2003’s Pirates of the Caribbean set her sails for stardom. In addition to her work on the Pirates franchise, Knightley has starred in film adaptations of classic novels, such as Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Lev Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. In 2014, she co-starred with Benedict Cumberbatch in the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game.

Keira Knightley has appeared in projects across the genre spectrum, from period dramas and romantic comedies to action thrillers and fantasy epics. Her next project is the true crime drama Boston Strangler, which is headed for a March 17, 2023 release on Hulu in the United States. The film stars Knightley and Gone Girl actress Carrie Coon as a reporting team working the story of one the nation’s most notorious serial killers in the 1960s.

The film will pit Keira Knightley not only against the dangerous murder she is tracking down but the sexist forces of the patriarchy that inhibit her work. The film is written and directed by Crown Heights director Matt Ruskin. Keira Knightley and Carrie Coon will be joined by David Dastmalchian, Chris Cooper, Rory Cochrane, and Robert John Burke.

Rumors of a return to the world of Pirates of the Caribbean have sailed the internet for some time, and in the wake of a canceled Pirates project with Margot Robbie, Keira Knightley may be circling a return to the franchise. Knightley’s supposed reprisal of Elizabeth Swann would take place in a Disney+ series also rumored to include Orlando Bloom as Will Turner and Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow.

In the fallout of Depp’s dramatic legal battle with his ex-wife, Aquaman actress Amber Heard, Depp vowed never to return to Disney. The studio dropped Depp from a Pirates project after abuse allegations were levied against the Jack Sparrow actor. Depp has since cleared his name in court, but he remains determined not to return to Disney, making a reunion with Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom unlikely.

Keira Knightley continues to enthrall her fans on and off the big screen. From epic films to intimate photoshoots, Knightley possesses rare beauty that endures to this day. Even if she doesn’t choose to share it on Instagram, fans can be thankful for photographers like Alexi Lubomirski who do.