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"Slumdog" tops costume designer nods

(L-R) Actors Irrfan Khan, Dev Patel, Freida Pinto and Anil Kapoor hold their awards after winning for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture "Slumdog Millionaire" at the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, January 25, 2009. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - “Slumdog Millionaire” added one more trophy to its hardware collection as costume designer Suttirat Larlarb picked up the excellence in contemporary film award Tuesday night at the 11th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills.

The period film award went to Michael O’Connor for the 18th-century designs in “The Duchess,” while the fantasy film award went to Lindy Hemming for the comics-derived duds of “The Dark Knight.”

At the Beverly Wilshire awards dinner hosted by Debra Messing, Donna Zakowska earned the TV movie/miniseries award for HBO’s “John Adams.”

ABC’s “Ugly Betty,” which won in the contemporary TV series category for the past two years, picked up award No. 3, with the honors going to Edwardo Castro and Patricia Field.

AMC’s “Mad Men” earned its first CDG award as Katherine Jane Bryant was honored in the period/fantasy TV series category.