Academy Award Nominees - Oscars 2014: Interviews with costume design nominees - Pictures

A sheer gunmetal sequin evening gown designed by Michael Wilkinson for "American Hustle" (left), set in the 1970s; and a costume sketch by Michael O'Connor for "The Invisible Woman," about the Victorian-Era affair of Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan.

They are two of five films nominated for this year's Academy Award for Best Costume Design.

Click through this gallery to view costume sketches and photos, and to read interviews with the nominees.

By senior producer David Morgan

Credit: Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Classics

Michael Wilkinson's credits range from character studies like "American Splendor" and "Babel," to big-budget epics and fa