The Greatest Costume Designers Ever!

by jeffreykare | created - 04 Jul 2012 | updated - 28 Aug 2013 | Public

1. Mary Zophres

Costume_designer | La La Land

Mary Zophres was born on March 23, 1964 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. She is known for her work on La La Land (2016), Hail, Caesar! (2016) and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018). She has been married to Murray Valeriano since March 9, 2006.

The Big Lebowski, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?, Catch Me If You Can, No Country for Old Men, Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Iron Man 2, True Grit, Cowboys & Aliens, People Like Us, Gangster Squad, Inside Llewyn Davis, Intersteller

2. 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 Sleepy Hollow (1999).

Torch Song Trilogy, Edward Scissorhands, Silence of the Lambs, Little Women, Mars Attacks!, Sleepy Hallow, Planet of the Apes, Chicago, Big Fish, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Memoirs of a Geisha, Mission Impossible III, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Public Enemies, Nine, Alice in Wonderland, The Tourist, The Rum Diary, In Time, Dark Shadows, Snow White & the Huntsman, Into the Woods

3. Judianna Makovsky

Costume_designer | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Judianna was born on August 24, 1955. As a child she joined the Metropolitan Opera ballet and children's chorus but was always more interested in what went on backstage to produce a show. After graduating from the Art Institute of Chicago and Yale Drama School she worked as an assistant to Jane ...

Pleasantville, Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone, Seabiscuit, The Last Airbender, The Hunger Games, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

4. Joanna Johnston

Costume_designer | Allied

Costume designer Joanna Johnston is a respected name in film business and one of the most talented and sought after in her craft. She is mostly associated with the films of Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis but she also provides the costumes for other directors and can do basically of everything...

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade, Back to the Future Parts II & III, Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, Valkerye, War Horse, Lincoln, Jack the Giant Slayer

5. Deborah Lynn Scott

Costume_designer | Titanic

Deborah Lynn Scott was born in 1954. She is known for her work on Titanic (1997), Minority Report (2002) and Avatar (2009). She is married to Tim Suhrstedt.

Back to the Future, Titanic, Avatar, We Bought a Zoo, The Amazing Spider-Man 2

6. Janty Yates

Costume_designer | Gladiator

Janty Yates was born in 1950. She is known for her work on Gladiator (2000), Kingdom of Heaven (2005) and The Martian (2015).

Gladiator, Robin Hood, Prometheus

7. Sandy Powell

Costume_designer | The Favourite

Sandy Powell was born on April 7, 1960 in London, England. She is known for her work on The Favourite (2018), The Young Victoria (2009) and Carol (2015).

The Aviator, Shutter Island, HUGO

8. 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), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) and The Fall (2006). She was married to Nico Soultanakis. She died on January 21, 2012 in Tokyo.

Immortals, Mirror Mirror

9. Michael Kaplan

Costume_designer | Armageddon

Michael Kaplan was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Armageddon (1998), Blade Runner (1982) and Star Trek (2009).

Clue, Pearl Harbor, Star Trek, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

10. Kym Barrett

Costume_designer | Cloud Atlas

Award winning costume designer Kym Barrett, grew up in a nomadic environment on Christmas Island off the coast of Australia, before moving to Sydney where she would eventually study design at NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art).

Her creations on Romeo & Juliet (1996) garnered great attention. ...

Romeo + Juliet, The Matrix, Speed Racer, The Amazing Spider-Man, Cloud Atlas

11. Alexandra Byrne

Costume_designer | Guardians of the Galaxy

Alexandra Byrne was born in 1962. She is known for her work on Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Doctor Strange (2016) and The Phantom of the Opera (2004). She has been married to Simon Shepherd since 1980. They have four children.

Finding Neverland, The Phantom of the Opera, THOR, The Avengers

12. Ngila Dickson

Costume_designer | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Ngila Dickson was born in 1958 in Dunedin, New Zealand. She is a costume designer and actress, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). She is married to Hamish Keith.

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

13. Mayes C. Rubeo

Costume_designer | Apocalypto

Mayes C. Rubeo is a costume Designer known for her work on Apocalypto (2006), Avatar (2009), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), World War Z (2013) and John Carter (2012). She was born in Mexico City and went on to train in Fashion and Costume at the Los Angeles Trade-Tech ...

Avatar, John Carter

14. 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.

Sense & Sensibility, Jane Eyre, Anna and the King, Gosford Park, Timeline, Alexander, Casanova, Defiance, Sherlock Holmes, The King's Speech

15. Sammy Sheldon

Costume_designer | Ant-Man

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

V for Vendetta, Kick Ass, X-Men: First Class

16. Anna B. Sheppard

Costume_designer | Inglourious Basterds

Anna B. Sheppard was born on January 18, 1946 in Zyrardów, Mazowieckie, Poland as Anna Biedrzycka. She is known for her work on Inglourious Basterds (2009), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Schindler's List (1993).

Schindler's List, Inglourious Basterds, Captain America: The First Avenger

17. Rita Ryack

Costume_designer | How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Rita Ryack is a costume designer, known for How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Hairspray (2007) and The Fan (1996).

Apollo 13, Hairspray, Rock of Ages

18. Catherine Martin

Producer | Moulin Rouge!

Catherine Martin was born on January 26, 1965 in Lindfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is a producer and costume designer, known for Moulin Rouge! (2001), The Great Gatsby (2013) and Australia (2008). She has been married to Baz Luhrmann since January 26, 1997. They have two children.

Moulin Rouge, Australia, The Great Gatsby

19. Nancy Steiner

Costume_designer | Lost in Translation

Nancy Steiner is known for her work on Lost in Translation (2003), Little Miss Sunshine (2006) and The Accountant (2016).

The Lovely Bones

20. 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 & Prejudice, Atonement, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Anna Karenina

21. Paco Delgado

Costume_designer | Les Misérables

Paco Delgado was born in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain as Francisco Delgado López. He is known for his work on Les Misérables (2012), The Danish Girl (2015) and The Skin I Live In (2011).

Les Miserables

22. 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 Match Point (2005).

My Week with Marilyn

23. Hope Hanafin

Costume_designer | (500) Days of Summer

Hope Hanafin was born in North Carolina, but raised in New York City, New York and San Diego, California. She earned her B.A. with Honors from Santa Clara University and an M.F.A. from New York University (NYU). She designed costumes for such films as "Kazaam, " "Bean, " "The Air Up There, " and "...

(500) Days of Summer

24. Trish Summerville

Costume_designer | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Trish Summerville is known for her work on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Red Sparrow (2018).

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

25. Sharen Davis

Costume_designer | Dreamgirls

Sharen Davis was born on February 22, 1957 as Sharen Kay Davis. She is known for her work on Dreamgirls (2006), The Help (2011) and Django Unchained (2012).

Doctor Doolittle, Rush Hour, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, Antwone Fisher, Ray, Beauty Shop, Akeelah and the Bee, Dreamgirls, The Pursuit of Happiness, Seven Pounds, The Book of Eli, The Help, Looper, Django Unchained

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