The costumes speak a lot about the character in a movie. Check out the list of winners of Oscar (Academy Award) for Best Costume Design.


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Best Costume Design

Academy Awards, which is popularly known as the Oscars, honors those who contribute to the making of a film. There are a lot of ingredients, right from the major to the minor ones, that make a film complete. In this context, costumes play an important part in a movie. It is the attire of an individual, decided by the dress designer, which adds to the character portrayed by him/her in the movie.
 
It is not an easy task to design an appropriate dress for all the characters of a film, which reflects their personality perfectly. 'Oscar for Best Costume Design' is an apt way of honoring the individuals who are endowed with the creativity to dress each and every character. The awards ceremony started in 1929, but this category of award was included only in the year 1948. Here is a list of the designers who have won 'Academy Award for Best Costume Design'.
 
Oscar for Best Costume Design
 
Year
Winner
Film
2009
Michael O’Connor
The Duchess
2008 
Alexandra Byrne
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
2007
Milena Canonero
Marie Antoinette
2006 
Colleen Atwood
Memoirs of a Geisha
2005
Sandy Powell
The Aviator
2004
Ngila Dickson and Richard Taylor
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2003
Colleen Atwood
Chicago
2002
Catherine Martin and Angus Strathie
Moulin Rouge!
2001
Janty Yates
Gladiator
2000
Lindy Hemming
Topsy-Turvy
1999
Sandy Powell
Shakespeare in Love
1998
Deborah Lynn Scott
Titanic
1997
Ann Roth
The English Patient
1996
James Acheson
Restoration
1995
Tim Chappel, Lizzy Gardiner
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
1994
Gabriella Pescucci
The Age of Innocence
1993
Eiko Ishioka
Bram Stoker's Dracula
1992
Albert Wolsky
Bugsy
1991
Franca Squarciapino
Cyrano de Bergerac
 

  
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