SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE continued its trophy-winning streak as the film's costume designer SUTTIRAT LARLARB took home a top honour at the Costume Designers Guild Awards on Tuesday (17Feb09).
Larlarb received the excellence in contemporary film award at the 11th annual prizegiving dinner, hosted by Will & Grace star Debra Messing in Beverly Hills.
The Duchess stylist Michael O'Connor was recognised with the period film award for his work on the film's 18th-century wardrobes, while the fantasy film award went to Lindy Hemming for her work on Batman movie The Dark Knight.
Meanwhile, hit U.S. comedy Ugly Betty was triumphant in the contemporary TV series category for the third year in a row, with the statuette going to costumers Edwardo Castro and Patricia Field.
TV drama Mad Men won its first Costume Designers Guild prize, with designer Katherine Jane Bryant taking home gold in the period/fantasy TV series category.