The 2014 Costume Designers Guild Awards
The 16th-annual event presented by Lacoste
The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles held The 16th Costume Designers Guild Awards this week, one of the most distinguished and well-respected awards ceremonies in the entertainment industry.
In total, the guild gave out prized titles in seven categories for film, television and commercial work, honouring the many collaborations between renowned costume designers and prestigious actors and directors.
12 Years a Slave
This year's winners included Suzy Benzinger who received the 'Excellence in Contemporary Film' award for Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine (pictured top) and Patricia Norris of 12 Years a Slave who took home the 'Excellence in Period Film' award. Other honourees also saw The Hunger Games: Catching Fire costume designer Trish Summerville winning the 'Excellence in Fantasy Film' award.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
On the television front, Netflix's House of Cards won 'Outstanding Contemporary Television Series' honour, as well as Downton Abbey walking away with an 'Outstanding Period/Fantasy' award.
In other awards, acclaimed writer, producer and director, Judd Apatow received the 'Distinguished Collaborator Award' in acknowledgement of his support of costume design in work such as the HBO series Girls, and the films Bridesmaids and Anchorman.