‘Black Swan,’ ‘King’s Speech’ Win Costume Awards

“Black Swan,” “The King’s Speech” and “Alice in Wonderland” are tops in costumes.

The three films claimed prizes Tuesday at the 13th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards. “Swan” was honored for excellence in contemporary film, “Speech” won the period film prize and

“Alice” was recognized as the best fantasy film.

Jenny Beavan, who designed “The King’s Speech” costumes, and Colleen Atwood, who created the “Alice in Wonderland” costumes, are also nominated for Academy Awards.

The costumes for “Glee,” “Boardwalk Empire” and TV movie “Temple Grandin” were also honored.

The Costume Designers Guild was founded in 1953 and comprises 700 film, TV and commercial costume designers.

 (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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