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Costume Designers Guild Award for Excellence in Period Film

The Costume Designers Guild Award for Excellent in Period Film is one of the annual awards given by the Costume Designers Guild. Before 2005, the category was combined to also include fantasy films. The 1998 inaugural awards year combined period, fantasy and contemporary films.


Winners and Nominees for FilmEdit

Movies marked with a dagger (†) won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design. Movies marked with a double dagger (‡) were Academy Award nominees.


Year Film Costume Designer(s)
1998 Pleasantville Judianna Makovsky
Beloved Colleen Atwood
The Man in the Iron Mask James Acheson
The Mask of Zorro Graciela Mazón
The Truman Show Marilyn Matthews

Winners and Nominees for Period/Fantasy FilmEdit

Winners and Nominees for Period FilmEdit


Year Film Costume Designer(s)
2005 Memoirs of a Geisha Colleen Atwood
Capote Kasia Walicka-Maimone
Good Night, and Good Luck. Louise Frogley
Rent Aggie Guerard Rodgers
Walk the Line Arianne Phillips
2006 Curse of the Golden Flower Chung Man Yee
Dreamgirls Sharen Davis
The Illusionist Ngila Dickson
Marie Antoinette Milena Canonero
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Penny Rose
2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Colleen Atwood
3:10 to Yuma Arianne Phillips
Atonement Jacqueline Durran
Elizabeth: The Golden Age Alexandra Byrne
La Vie en Rose Marit Allen
2008 The Duchess Michael O'Connor
Changeling Deborah Hopper
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Jacqueline West
Milk Danny Glicker ‡
Revolutionary Road Albert Wolsky
2009 The Young Victoria Sandy Powell
Coco Before Chanel Catherine Leterrier
Julie & Julia Ann Roth
Nine Colleen Atwood
Sherlock Holmes Jenny Beavan


Year Film Costume Designer(s)
2010 The King's Speech Jenny Beavan
The Fighter Mark Bridges
True Grit Mary Zophres
2011 W.E. Arianne Phillips
The Artist Mark Bridges
The Help Sharen Davis
Hugo Sandy Powell
Jane Eyre Michael O'Connor
2012 Anna Karenina Jacqueline Durran
Argo Jacqueline West
Les Misérables Paco Delgado
Lincoln Joanna Johnston
Moonrise Kingdom Kasia Walicka-Maimone
2013[1] 12 Years a Slave Patricia Norris
American Hustle Michael Wilkinson
Dallas Buyers Club Kurt & Bart
The Great Gatsby Catherine Martin
Saving Mr. Banks Daniel Orlandi
2014[2] The Grand Budapest Hotel Milena Canonero
The Imitation Game Sammy Sheldon Differ
Inherent Vice Mark Bridges
Selma Ruth E. Carter
The Theory of Everything Steven Noble
2015[3] The Danish Girl Paco Delgado
Brooklyn Odile Dicks-Mireaux
Carol Sandy Powell
Crimson Peak Kate Hawley
Trumbo Daniel Orlandi
2016[4] Hidden Figures Renee Ehrlich Kalfus
The Dressmaker Marion Boyce, Margot Wilson
Florence Foster Jenkins Consolata Boyle
Hail, Caesar! Mary Zophres
Jackie Madeline Fontaine
2017[5] The Shape of Water Luis Sequeira
Dunkirk Jeffrey Kurland
The Greatest Showman Ellen Mirojnick
Murder on the Orient Express Alexandra Byrne
Phantom Thread Mark Bridges
2018[6] The Favourite Sandy Powell
BlacKkKlansman Marci Rodgers
Bohemian Rhapsody Julian Day
Mary Poppins Returns Sandy Powell ‡
Mary Queen of Scots Alexandra Byrne


  1. ^ "Nominees for the 16th Costume Designers Guild Awards Announced". Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Nominees for the 17th Costume Designers Guild Awards Announced". Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Nominees for the 18th Costume Designers Guild Awards Announced". Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Nominees for the 19th Costume Designers Guild Awards Announced". Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Honorees for the 20th CDGA Announced". Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Honorees for the 21st CDGA Announced". Retrieved 9 January 2019.