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American Hustle's Oscar-nominated costume designer Michael Wilkinson on the perks of making several of the same dresses for Jennifer Lawrence's big confrontation with Amy Adams' character: "I'm kind of glad we did because Jennifer Lawrence is a very . . . let's say . . . raw and intuitive young lady, and she's not against eating Doritos and snack food in her costume. So we were glad that we had a couple [backups]." She probably had finger cleaner though. [Vanity Fair]