English dressmaker Sir Edwin Hardy Amies (17 July 1909 - 5 March 2003) in 1946. Amies had been educated at Brentwood School, Essex, and was a Lieutenant Colonel in the intelligence service during the Second World War. Amies was awarded a Royal Warrant by Queen Elizabeth II as her official dressmaker in 1955 which he continued to be until 1990. He was knighted in 1989. Amies also designed costumes for films, including 2001: A Space Odyssey..
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