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'Dallas Buyers Club' costume designers on Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto's transformations


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Jared Leto learned what it was like to walk in someone else’s heels thanks to Dallas Buyers Club costume designers Kurt and Bart, who brought to life the film’s mid-’80s-inspired wardrobe. Still, the duo – who are nominated for a Costume Designers Guild Award – give full credit to their cast.

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'Blue Jasmine' costume designer on working with Woody Allen, borrowing Chanel jackets

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For her Oscar-nominated role in Blue Jasmine, Cate Blanchett required a designer-label wardrobe worthy of a wilted New York socialite. The only problem? Costume designer Suzy Benzinger had a limited, more Nordstrom Rack-esque budget. (In fact, a New York Times piece estimated that the film’s entire wardrobe budget was $35,000, which is often the cost of just one Hermes Birkin bag.)

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