My Favorite Costume Designers

by christine_exe | created - 04 Nov 2012 | updated - 08 Nov 2012 | Public

As an aspiring costume designer I have many idols who have worked on some of my favorite films.

1. Sandy Powell

Costume_designer | The Young Victoria

Sandy Powell was born on April 7, 1960 in London, England. She is known for her work on The Young Victoria (2009), Carol (2015) and Shakespeare in Love (1998).

Interview with the Vampire, Shakespeare in Love, The Other Boleyn Girl, Shutter Island, The Tempest

2. Rosalind Ebbutt

Costume_designer | The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

Rosalind Ebbutt is known for her work on The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997), Emma (2009) and A Dark Adapted Eye (1994).

BBC's Emma

3. Eiko Ishioka

Costume_designer | The Cell

Eiko Ishioka was born on July 12, 1938 in Tokyo, Japan. She was a costume designer and director, known for The Cell (2000), Dracula (1992) and The Fall (2006). She was married to Nico Soultanakis. She died on January 21, 2012 in Tokyo.

Dracula, Mirror Mirror

4. Jenny Beavan

Costume_designer | Mad Max: Fury Road

Jenny Beavan was born in 1950 in London, England. She is known for her work on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The King's Speech (2010) and Gosford Park (2001). She was previously married to Ian Albery.

Black Beauty, Sense and Sensibility, Ever After, Casanova, The Black Dahlia, Cranford, Sherlock Holmes/SH Game of Shadows, The King’s Speech

5. Sammy Sheldon

Costume_designer | Ant-Man

Sammy Sheldon is known for her work on Ant-Man (2015), Ex Machina (2014) and X: First Class (2011). She has been married to Ian Differ since August 14, 2010.

Stardust, X-Men First Class

6. Colleen Atwood

Costume_designer | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Colleen Atwood was born on September 25, 1948 in Yakima, Washington, USA. She is known for her work on Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Chicago (2002) and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005).

Edward Scissorhands, Little Women, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Memoirs of a Geisha, Sweeney Todd, Alice in Wonderland, In Time, Snow White and the Huntsman

7. Jacqueline Durran

Costume_designer | Anna Karenina

Jacqueline Durran is known for her work on Anna Karenina (2012), Atonement (2007) and Beauty and the Beast (2017).

Pride and Prejudice

8. Joan Bergin

Costume_designer | The Prestige

Joan Bergin is known for her work on The Prestige (2006), The Tudors (2007) and Vikings (2013).

The Prestige, The Tudors

9. Jill Taylor

Costume_designer | My Week with Marilyn

Jill Taylor was born in 1957 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. She is known for her work on My Week with Marilyn (2011), Criminal (2016) and The Commuter (2018).

The 10th Kingdom, Penelope, My Week With Marilyn

10. Carlo Poggioli

Costume_designer | The Young Pope

Carlo Poggioli studied stage and costume design at the Istituto D'Arte and The Accademia di Belle Arti in Naples.

After completing his studies, Poggioli worked in Rome as assistant designer for some of the most important Italian costume designers such as Gabriella Pescucci, Piero Tosi, Maurizio ...

Van Helsing, The Brother's Grimm, The Raven