Vintage Hardy Amies Dress
A wonderful vintage gown by royal dress maker Hardy Amies. Cornflower blue with silver decoration.
Amies started his career in fashion at Lachasse in 1934 and after wartime service in SOE, he opened his own house at 14 Saville Row in 1946. By 1951 he was designing for Princess Elizabeth now Queen Elizabeth . He opened his in house boutique in 1952 and expanded into ready to wear and menswear in 1959.He was well known for well cut womens suits in tweed and wool and for sumptuous ball gowns.
Size 12: Bust 36'', waist 28'', length 54''.