Monday, February 28, 2011

Colleen Atwood's Oscar-winning Alice in Wonderland costume designs...

Congratulations to Colleen Atwood for winning the prestigious Best Achievement in Costume Design Oscar, for Tim Burton and Disney's Alice in Wonderland live-action movie, at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards on February 27, 2011.

Alice in Wonderland movie poster
Alice in Wonderland movie poster
This is her third Oscar win from a career filled with nine Academy Award nominations in total, plus numerous other industry accolades.

Johnny Depp Mad Hatter battle costume
Her previous wins came for Chicago in 2003 and Memoirs of a Geisha in 2006.

Colleen Atwood Alice in Wonderland dresses
Red Queen Palace Alice in Wonderland Um dress
Alice in Wonderland movie dress
Colleen Atwood's other Oscar nominations include costume design for Nine, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Sleepy Hollow, Beloved and Little Women.

Crispin Glover's Stayne Knave of Hearts costume
Stayne costume Alice in WonderlandHere are just a selection of her fantastical costumes that were photographed on display around Los Angeles at the El Capitan Theatre, ArcLight Hollywood and Sherman Oaks cinemas, and at Walt Disney Studios Headquarters.

Helen Kingsley and Young Alice costumes
Young Alice and Helen Kingsley dresses
Alice in Wonderland also won the Oscar for Art Direction going to Robert Stromberg (Production Design) and Karen O'Hara (Set Decoration).

Hatter Clan costumes designed by Colleen Atwood
Hatter Clan women Alice in Wonderland costumesAlice in Wonderland Hatter Clan costumesHatter Clan costumes Alice in Wonderland
You can see some of the props used to decorate the Wonderland movie sets here at Hollywood Movie Costumes and Props.

White Queen and Red Queen Courtier costumes
White and Red Queen Courtiers Alice in Wonderland costumes

Alice in Wonderland movie billboard
Alice on Wonderland movie billboard
Colleen Atwood beat off stiff competition in the Costume Design category from Jenny Beavan for The King's Speech, Mary Zophres for True Grit, Antonella Cannarozzi for I Am Love and Sandy Powell for The Tempest. Here is a glimpse of some of the other Oscar nominees work, simply click the link for more detailed photos and other outfits from the movies.


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