British-born Spanish costume designer Yvonne Blake and Spanish costume designer Antonio Castillo paired up to create the looks for Nicholas and Alexandra, a period piece about the last Russian monarch, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and his wife, Tsarina Alexandra. The duo earned rave reviews and won the Oscar for Best Costume Design at the 44th Academy Awards. Blake would earn a second Academy Award nomination for her costumes design work with Ron Talsky on The Four Musketeers.
Best Costume Design, Nicholas and Alexandra, 44th Academy Awards, Won
Best Costume Design, The Four Musketeers, 48th Academy Awards, Nominated