This is Sandy Powell...
She is one of cinema's leading costume designers having clocked up 44 films in 29 years, among them Carol, Cinderella, The Wolf of Wall Street, Hugo, Shutter Island, The Departed, Sylvia, Gangs of New York and many, many more.
The Young Victoria 2009
The Aviator 2004
Gangs of New York 2002
Far from Heaven 2002
She has also won 3 of these...
the coveted Oscar for Shakespeare in Love, The Aviator, and The Young Victoria along with BAFTA nominations an OBE, and she is also a Royal Designer for Industry. STOP PRESS Sandy has just been nominated by BAFTA for both Carol and Cinderella.
I recently recorded a fascinating interview with Sandy about her life and work during a break between promoting 'Carol' and working on her current film project, How to Talk to Girls at Parties.
You can download the interview here.