2018 Oscars: Period dramas vying for best costume

Gearing up for the 90th Academy Awards, Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds looks at the lengths movie fashion designers go for that extra element of beauty, authenticity, nuance and, fingers crossed, the best costume award.

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    Hollywood is gearing up for its biggest night on Sunday, the Oscars, when we find out who has picked up the best picture and acting honours.

    Then, there's the often forgotten award, best costume design.

    Blockbuster period dramas dominate nominations this year.

    And as Rob Reynolds reports, the films' designers went to great lengths to take fashion back in time.


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