Keira Knightley wore her "dream dress" to the Golden Globes

Keira Knightley fell in love with the bespoke Chanel gown she wore to the Golden Globes on Sunday (11.01.15) and admitted wearing the gown was "like a fairytale".

The 'Atonement' star has confessed she immediately fell in love with the embroidered Chanel creation - from the label's most recent Metiers d'Art, Paris - Salzburg collection - and couldn't wait to wear it to the prestigious awards ceremony, reports Vogue magazine.

The brunette beauty - who is expecting her first child with her husband James Righton - said: "As soon as I saw the Paris - Salzburg collection, I knew that I wanted to wear this fantastic dress!

"It is my absolute dream dress, so light and in this beautiful pale green colour. Up close, I was impressed to see the intricate embroidery work made into beautiful butterflies and feathers. It's just like a fairytale!"

The French fashion house's head designer and creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, was more than happy to grant Keira her wish.

He said of the actress - who has also fronted campaigns for the brand's Coco Mademoiselle fragrance: "I love Keira so much, she is such a talented actress, a sweet and beautiful person to work with.

"Even pregnant, wearing that dress from Paris - Salzburg collection, she has the lightness of a butterfly!"

After accepting her request, the dress is said to have taken a 30-strong workforce at the Parisian label a week to make.