Academy Award-Nominated Costumes on Display at FIDM Los Angeles

The 20th Annual “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” exhibition opened at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in downtown Los Angeles on February 14th and visitors are able to view authentic outfits from each of the Oscar-nominated films for Costume Design from 2011: The Artist, Hugo, Jane Eyre, Anonymous and W/E.

This exhibit isn’t limited solely to movies recognized by Academy voters in the Costume Design category; wardrobes from Captain America, Thor, Cowboys and Aliens, My Week with Marilyn, Water for Elephants, The Help, J. Edgar and Real Steel are also on display.  A gown from Alice in Wonderland, last year’s winner for the Academy Award in Costume Design is included as well.

In all, 20 films from 2011 are represented at this year’s installment of the annual exhibition in addition to classic costumes from the FIDM Museum Collection and Department of Recreation and Parks, Los Angeles, Historic Hollywood CollectionKABC reported from FIDM; View the news segment by clicking on the player below.  Admission is free and the exhibit runs through April 28th but even if you can’t make it to LA to attend, you can always choose a costume from one of the movies we’ve mentioned above to wear in anticipation of the Oscar Ceremony telecast on February 26th!


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