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Hardy Amies (1909-2003)

The Silver Jubilee Day Ensemble: Coat, Dress and Hat 1977

Silk crêpe, chiffon | RCIN 100077

In 1977 for The Queen’s Silver Jubilee, the royal couturier Sir Hardy Amies designed a striking ensemble of dress, coat and stole in pink silk crêpe and chiffon with a matching hat designed by Frederick Fox with flowerheads hanging from silk stems. The ensemble was worn at the National Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral on 7 June 1977 marking the 25th anniversary of The Queen’s Accession.