Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Ruth Carter's Oscar-winning movie costumes from Black Panther on display...

Congratulations to Ruth E. Carter for her historic Academy Award win for Achievement in Costume Design for Marvel Studios Black Panther. This is her first win after two previous Oscar nominations for Armistad and Malcom X and she is the first African-American woman to win in this category ever.

Screen-used movie costumes from Black Panther
Oscar-winning Black Panther movie costumes
Black Panther film costumes
Black Panther film costume
Black Panther movie costumes
Black Panther movie costume exhibit
Black Panther movie costumes
Black Panther costumes
Black Panther film costumes
This Oscar-winning exhibit was presented at Downtown L.A.'s FIDM Museum and photographed as part of their 27th Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition on February 5, 2019.

Black Panther movie poster
Black Panther movie poster
These Afrofuturistic costumes from the Black Panther solo movie draw their inspiration from many African styles, cultures and heritage, plus and also the technology-advanced nature of the hidden nation of fictional Wakanda.

Black Panther costume worn by Chadwick Boseman
Chadwick Boseman Black Panther suit
Black Panther mask
Black Panther movie costume
This is not the first time I've seen T'Challa's Vibranium-enhanced panther suit on display, and if you like this suit, check out his Black Panther costume from Captain America: Civil War and Killmonger's Golden Jaguar catsuit too.

Zuri costume worn by Forest Whitaker
in Black Panther
Forest Whitaker Black Panther Zuri costume
Black Panther Zuri film costume
Black Panther Zuri costume detail
Zuri cuff detail Black Panther
Zuri costume back Black Panther
Black Panther Zuri movie costume
Forest Whitaker plays 'Zuri' and wears this purple ceremonial look as advisor to the king and guardian of the heart-shaped heart that gives the Black Panther his enhanced abilities of speed, strength and senses.

Nakia costume worn by Lupita Nyong'o
in Black Panther
Black Panther Nakia costume
Black Panther Nakia film costume
Black Panther Nakia costume
Black Panther Nakia costume
Nakia movie costume Black Panther
Nakia costume Black Panther
Lupita Nyong'o plays Wakandan 'War Dog' spy out in the world and fierce warrior 'Nakia', who is also the love of T'Challa. She wears this ceremonial costume to represents the River Tribe at T'Challa's Warrior Falls coronation.

This talented spy sports a lot of green in her looks, so be sure to check out another Nakia costume on display.

Queen Mother Ramonda costume worn by Angela Bassett
in Black Panther
Queen Mother Ramonda Black Panther movie costume
Ramonda Black Panther costume
Ramonda Black Panther costume detail
Queen Mother Ramonda Black Panther costume
Ramonda Black Panther shoulder mantle back
Ramonda Black Panther costume back
Angela Bassett stars as 'Queen Mother Ramonda' and wears this regal white ceremonial gown laced with metallic Vibranium.

The look has a South African Zulu tribeswomen-inspired headdress and shoulder mantle based on African lace, inspired by English fashion designer Gareth Pugh and 3D printed by Julia Koerner.

Make sure you also take a look at this other regal Ramonda movie costume on display.

Okoye Dora Milaje costume worn by Danai Gurira
in Black Panther
Danai Gurira Black Panther Okoye Dora Milaje costume
Black Panther Okoye Dora Milaje costume
Black Panther Okoye costume
Okoye Dora Milaje costume Black Panther
Okoye costume back Black Panther
Okoye costume back Black Panther
Black Panther Okoye Dora Milaje costume
Danai Gurira Black Panther Okoye costume
Danai Gurira plays 'General Okoye' of Wakanda's all-female Dora Milaje secret service and warrior women, who protect the nation's royal family.

Shuri costume worn by Letitia Wright
in Black Panther

Letitia Wright plays T'Challa's genius younger sister 'Shuri' and wears this outfit for the Warrior Falls coronation ceremony. And if you like this look, be sure to also check out Shuri's warrior costume featuring her supercool panther gauntlets.

Overall Ryan Coogler's global box office smash won three Oscars out of seven nominations, including Best Costume Design, Best Production Design for another history-making African-American woman Hannah Beachler (along with Jay Hart) and Best Original Score for Ludwig Göransson.

Wakanda Forever!

Black Panther Oscar nominee billboard
Go further behind-the-scenes with this book: Marvel's Black Panther: The Art of the Movie

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