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Hollywood never rests during awards season and that includes the days before the Oscars. Just days before the biggest night for the movie industry, the Costume Designers Guild handed out its awards.
According to The Los Angeles Times, the ceremony was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The guild hands out awards for different genres of film, so there were three top winners. Skyfall’s Jany Temime won contemporary film costumes. Anna Karenina’s Jacqueline Durran won for her period costume design. The late Eiko Ishioka received an award for her work on the Snow White fantasy film Mirror, Mirror.
The TV winners included Molly Maginnis for her contemporary designs for Smash and Caroline McCall won for period/fantasy design for Downton Abbey. American Horror Story: Asylum, Season 2’s Lou Eyrich won for mini-series/TV movie.
An award also went to Judianna Makovsky for her work on the “Captain Morgan Black” commercials, notes Entertainment Weekly.
MTV News reports that Collins, who starred in Mirror, Mirror gained some attention for her unique dress to the event. Her Paule Ke dress featured a v-neck and a giant bow-tie attached to the back.
Les Miserables star Anne Hathaway also wore a unique Gucci dress for the night and earned the Lacoste Spotlight Award. According to OMG Yahoo, co-star Russell Crowe presented her ahe award while joking about her infamous wardrobe malfunction. He told the crowd about Hathaway's childhood wish to be a nun, then added, "Isn’t that lovely?...Then she found out they actually require you to wear underpants when they go out at night."
The nominees for the Oscar for costume design include Durran, Paco Delgado (Les Miserables), Joanna Johnston (Lincoln), Ishioka and Colleen Atwood (Snow White and the Huntsman).