The Light Between Oceans
Although not sweeping and ostentatious, the costuming in 2016's The Light Between Oceans, set in 1918 Australia, is subtle and poignant. Especially on Alicia Vikander's character Isabel.
You might be able to find flaws within the direction or narrative of Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette (2006) but costuming probably won't be one of them. The costume design by Milena Canonero is masterful down to the last flounce and OTT ruffle.
Justin Kurzel's deep and dark rendition of Macbeth in 2015 was most praised for its dramatic and gripping cinematography, but its execution of costume design shouldn't be looked over. Having been set in the early 11th century, the heady combination of historical accuracy and creative compromise is brilliant.
In The Mood For Love
Widely regarded as having one of the best uses of colour-grading in film, In The Mood For Love (2000) also has brilliant costume design as well, managing to straddle the line between traditional cheongsam designs and 1960s appropriate styling.
With a budget of $130 million USD, it's not surprising that Netflix's The Crown nailed Queen Elizabeth's clothing and jewellery, but the breadth and consistency is to be admired.
The Borgias' (2011) controversy and intrigue might not have been for everyone, but Gabriella Pescucci's work on costume was impressive for a 29-episode television show.
Similarly, The Tudors (2007) enjoyed four seasons of intricate and detailed costuming at the hands of Joan Bergin.
The Great Gatsby
Catherine Martin's larger-than-life approach to costume design in The Great Gatsby earned her an Academy Award.
Poldark (2015) might be more well-known for portraying the less-glamorous and working class side of 1700s Cornwall, but, on occasion, the characters do enjoy a show-stopping moment (like this one from Demelza).
Memoirs of a Geisha
The masterful use of silks and cottons with pin-point historical accuracy by Colleen Atwood snagged her an Oscar for Memoirs of a Geisha.
A re-imagined Queen Victoria at the hands of creator Daisy Goodwin and costume designers Michael Howells, Rosalind Ebbutt and James Keast is a triumph in Victoria.
Although mostly known for its sharp suits and razor blade-equipped flat caps, Peaky Blinders (2013) enjoys a glamorous moment or two.
A Little Chaos
The fluff and fancy in Alan Rickman's A Little Chaos is a sight to behold.
A late 19th century Russia captured expertly by Oscar-winner Jacqueline Durran in Anna Karenina.
A Royal Affair
Although not a huge budget film, 2012's A Royal Affair had its fair share of gorgeous costume moments, especially for Alicia Vikander's Caroline Mathilde.
Most may remember it for the green dress (and rightfully so), but Antonement's triumph also lays in the depth and subtly of its costuming.
Brooklyn straddled a sweet line between fanciful and accurate with its costuming.
Amma Asante's Belle was expertly guided by costume designer Anushia Nieradzik.
Costume designer Alexandra Byrne may not have taken out the Oscar, but Elizabeth's detailed and OTT dresses were a memorable nomination.
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Luckily Alexandra Byrne struck lucky the nine years later with the sequel, Elizabeth: The Golden Age.
Although not always exciting with its drop-waists and shapeless shifts, Downton Abbey's costuming was always well-executed.
The impressive recreation of costumes by Madeline Fontaine in Jackie earned her an Oscar nomination.
Although designed to make her look drab and boring, Jane Eyre's dresses were sublime in their make.
La Belle et la Bête
Pierre-Yves Gayraud's work on La Belle et la Bête nabbed him a Caesar Award.
Although not intended to show an opulent or glamorous picture, the costuming in Les Misérables (2012) was subtle and in-depth.
It may have been an indie film, but Miss Julie's costuming was more than good at the hands of Consolata Boyle.
The Last Samurai
Showing both the Japanese and American sides of the 1870s era, The Last Samurai features both beautiful kimonos and armour and expertly-tailored suits.
Bill Gallagher's The Paradise is a sweetly-told story with some very, very beautiful dresses.
The Young Victoria
The Young Victoria's costume designer Sandy Powell picked up an Oscar for her work.
Claire Foy as Anne Boleyn in Wolf Hall cuts a striking figure in her costumes.
An indie rendition of Wuthering Heights, directed by Andrea Arnold, had its fair share of beautiful wardrobe moments.
The White Queen
The White Queen may not have maintained its momentum through the entire series, but it definitely had the occasional win, especially Queen Elizabeth's golden coronation gown.