Michele Clapton Biography

British costume designer A dress and lace jacket designed by Michele Clapton, and worn by Claire Foy when playing Queen Elizabeth II in season 1, episode 6 of The Crown. Photo taken at Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library in 2019.

Michele Clapton is a British costume designer. She won at the BAFTA Awards for the four-part television series The Devil's * in the category of Best Costume Design.

She won an Emmy Award for the costumes in the hit HBO show Game of Thrones in 2012. She went on to win again in 2014 and 2016.

In 2016, starting with season 6 of HBO's epic fantasy series Game of Thrones, April Ferry took over Clapton's duties as the new costume designer for a majority of the sixth season. Clapton later returned to the show as costume designer for the seventh season.

Selected filmography


  • The Secret Garden (2020)
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
  • Ali and Nino (2016)
  • Queen of the Desert (2015)
  • Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
  • Blood (2012)
  • Love and Other Disasters (2006)
  • My Family and Other Animals (2005)
  • Separate Lies (2005)
  • Chromophobia (2005)
  • Miranda (2002)
  • Chica de Río (2001)
  • The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz (2000)
  • Women Talking Dirty (1999)
  • Simon Magus (1999)
  • Dust Devil (1992)
  • Visions of Ecstasy (1989)


  • Sense and Sensibility (2008)
  • The Crown (2016)
  • Game of Thrones (2011–2019)


    External links

    • Michele Clapton at IMDb

    Michele Clapton