OSCAR PREDICTIONS: Best Costume Design

Updated: September 21, 2017

AND THE PREDICTED NOMINEES ARE

1

Mark Bridges
“Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Film” (Focus Features)

PROS:
A movie about fashion is sure to do well within the Costume branch, right? A previous winner for "The Artist."
CONS:
Despite still getting in for "Inherent Vice," the film could still struggle if it's divisive.

2

Jacqueline Durran.
“Darkest Hour” (Focus Features)

PROS:
A movie about fashion is sure to do well within the Costume branch, right? A previous winner for "The Artist."
CONS:
Despite still getting in for "Inherent Vice," the film could still struggle if it's divisive.

3

Stacey Battat
“The Beguiled” (Focus Features)

PROS:
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CONS:
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4

Consolata Boyle
“Victoria and Abdul” (Focus Features)

PROS:
Previous nominee for "The Queen" and "Florence Foster Jenkins" who is taking on the late 1800s/early 1900s.
CONS:
There are quite a bit of period pieces in play. It all depends on which one they like more.

5

Ellen Mirojnick
“The Greatest Showman” (20th Century Fox)

PROS:
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CONS:
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6

Jacqueline Durran
“Beauty and the Beast” (Walt Disney Pictures)

PROS:
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CONS:
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7

Michael T. Boyd
“Mudbound” (Netflix)

PROS:
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CONS:
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8

Suzy Benzinger
“Wonder Wheel” (Amazon Studios)

PROS:
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CONS:
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9

Mary Zophres
“Battle of the Sexes” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

PROS:
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10

Sandy Powell
“Wonderstruck” (Amazon Studios)

PROS:
12 nominations and 3 Oscars later, Sandy Powell is always in contention for another coveted Academy Award.
CONS:
They can pass on her even when she's great (i.e. "Interview with the Vampire").

OTHER TOP TIER CONTENDERS

11

Ruth E. Carter
“Marshall” (Open Road Films)

PROS:
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CONS:
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12

Alexandra Byrne, Timothy Everest
“Murder on the Orient Express” (20th Century Fox)

PROS:
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CONS:
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13

Odile Dicks-Mireaux
“Goodbye Christopher Robin” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

PROS:
Acclaimed costume designer who was sadly passed over for "Brooklyn" and "An Education." Is it finally time for that nomination?
CONS:
We're always doing this dance to find the nomination come up short.

14

Michael Kaplan
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (Walt Disney Pictures)

PROS:
BAFTA winner for "Blade Runner" 25 years ago who is still without an Oscar nomination. His time?
CONS:
"Star Wars" has never been a costume favorite. He also worked on "The Force Awakens" which they ignored.

15

Suzie Harman
“The Death of Stalin” (IFC Films)

PROS:
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CONS:
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16

Denise Östholm
“Euphoria” (No U.S. Distribution)

PROS:
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CONS:
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17

Jenny Eagan.
“Suburbicon” (Paramount Pictures)

PROS:
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CONS:
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18

Jenny Eagan
“Hostiles” (No U.S. Distribution)

PROS:
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CONS:
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19

Michael Wilkinson
“The Current War” (The Weinstein Company)

PROS:
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CONS:
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20

Ann Roth
“The Post” (20th Century Fox)

PROS:
Oscar-winner of "The English Patient" who hasn't been back to the ceremony since "The Hours."
CONS:
The costume branch likes their threads a bit more fluffy and showy.

OTHER POSSIBILITIES

21

Olivier Bériot
“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” (EuropaCorp)

PROS:
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CONS:
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22

Jeffrey Kurland
“Dunkirk” (Warner Bros.)

PROS:
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CONS:
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23

Joy Cretton, Mirren Gordon-Crozier
“The Glass Castle” (Lionsgate)

PROS:
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CONS:
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24

Cindy Evans
“Atomic Blonde” (Focus Features)

PROS:
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CONS:
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25

Caroline Koener
“Mary Shelley” (No U.S. Distribution)

PROS:
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CONS:
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