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Keira Knightley's Topless Lewk Involves Trousers, Elbow-Length Gloves

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Photo by Patrick Demarchelier via <a href="http://www.interviewmagazine.com/fashion/keira-knightley-by-patrick-demarchelier/#slideshow_67566.1">Interview Magazine</a>
Photo by Patrick Demarchelier via Interview Magazine

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Despite living in this brave new world of #FreeTheNipple and Rihanna's bra mantra, it still feels a bit shocking when a celebrity chooses to do a topless photoshoot—even one that's much more "I'm frankly posing for renowned fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier" over "hello may-aaan, I did this photoshoot for your alone time." But the photoshoot, plus an interview by legend Patrick Demarchelier, is a heck of a way for Keira Knightley to promote her forthcoming film The Imitation Game. Interview Magazine also takes the styling portion of her topless photo very seriously, putting her in elbow-length gloves and the unsexiest thing ever, at least in terms of words: trousers. Say it slow. Trou. Sers. Trou.

The last celebrity to cause a topless ruckus on Interview was Kendall. Although she didn't entirely free the nip, it managed to briefly crash the site.