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2019 Costume Designers Guild Award Nominations Announced

Ruth E. Carter, the costume designer who imagined a new African diaspora, drawing on tribal-tech inspirations to make 700 costumes for the film “Black Panther,” will receive a Career Achievement Award at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards Feb. 19 in Los Angeles.
Nominations for the annual event, which celebrates how designers create costumes to build character in film, television and short-form videos, will also honor “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” creator Ryan Murphy as a Distinguished Collaborator for years of bringing stylish projects to screen, including “Glee,” “Feud: Bette and Joan” and the new dance musical series highlighting LGBTQ ball culture in New York, “Pose.”
Erin Benach, who used a Stagecoach Festival vibe and some of the star’s own Gucci togs to transform Lady Gaga from wannabe to supernova in “A Star Is Born,” is nominated for Excellence in Contemporary Film alongside Mary E. Vogt (“Crazy Rich Asians”), Michele Clapton (“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again”), Sarah Edwards (“Ocean’s 8”) and Jenny Eagan (“Widows”), while Julian Day, who re-created Freddie Mercury’s gender-bending style for “Bohemian Rhapsody” by tapping a who’s who of British design from Biba to Zandra Rhodes, competes with Marci Rodgers (“BlacKkKlansman”), Sandy Powell (nominated

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