Blue Jasmine And 12 Years A Slave Win At Costume Designers Guild Awards

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February 23, 2014 | 9:26am EST

Blue Jasmine, 12 Years A Slave and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire were feted for their onscreen outfits at the Costume Designers Guild Awards in California on Saturday night.
Costume designer Suzy Benzinger, who dressed Cate Blanchett for her role in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, received the award for Excellence In Contemporary Film during the ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, while 12 Years A Slave triumphed in the Period Film category.
The team behind Jennifer Lawrence’s costumes in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was feted with the Excellence In Fantasy Film prize, and the TV categories were dominated by shows including British drama Downton Abbey (Outstanding Period/Fantasy Television Series) and House Of Cards (Outstanding Contemporary Television Series).
The lavish outfits worn by Michael Douglas in Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra scored the production a win in the Outstanding Made For Television Movie Or Miniseries category.
During the ceremony, actress Amy Adams was presented with the Lacoste Spotlight Award, which honors stars whose “talent and career personifies an enduring commitment to excellence, including a special awareness of the role and importance of costume design”.