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The Academy Awards go one smarter than BAFTA by including the late Eiko Ishioka for Mirror, Mirror in their Best Costume Design nominees. Otherwise it is business as usual for all the big hitters. However one other costume designer on this list especially deserves her statuette (clue: amazingly she has never been nominated before)…

Anna KareninaJacqueline Durran

Les MisérablesPaco Delgado

Lincoln – Joanna Johnston

Mirror, Mirror – Eiko Ishioka

Snow White and the HuntsmanColleen Atwood

Django Unchained: Where on earth is Sharen Davis..?

We have already covered the issue of only big name, big budget period and fantasy films getting a look-in for Costume Design awards Here; our response to BAFTA’s own commendable but safe list of nominees announced yesterday. Yet it is worth reiterating again that costume design is not always about display and certainly not scale. Priority number one: serve the narrative, which can be achieved a number of ways. »

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