Jacqueline West

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This article is about the costume designer. For the author, see Jacqueline West (author).

Jacqueline West is a costume designer whose work has been recognized in numerous films such as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Quills, State of Play, The Tree of Life, Seventh Son, and The Revenant.

West was a fashion designer in the San Francisco Bay Area, with her own clothing stores in Berkeley, CA including her "Identikit by Jacqueline West" line.[1][2] Her first film work was for Philip Kaufman on Henry & June.[3] Brad Pitt has called her a "method costumer" after working with her in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. West has said she was heavily influenced by her mother, who was an avant garde fashion designer in the 1940s and 1950s.[4]


  • Untitled Terrence Malick Project (filming) (TBD)
  • Live by Night (2017) - in production
  • The Revenant (2015)
  • Knight of Cups (2015)
  • Seventh Son (2014)
  • The Gambler (2014)
  • Behind the Seams: An Insider's Look at Costume Design (TV Short) -- herself (2013)
  • Argo (2012)
  • To the Wonder (2012)
  • Water for Elephants (2011)
  • The Tree of Life (2011)
  • The Social Network (2010)
  • State of Play (2009)
  • The Curious Birth of Benjamin Button - documentary about the film: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
  • The Invasion (2007)
  • Lonely Hearts (2006)
  • Making the New World (2006) - documentary about the film: The New World
  • The New World (2005)
  • Down in the Valley (2005)
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
  • Assembling the League (2003) - documentary on the making of the film: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
  • American Gun (2002) (costume consultant)
  • Leo (2002)
  • The Banger Sisters (2002)
  • Quills: Dressing the Part (2001) aka Dressing the Part with Costume Designer Jacqueline West
  • Just One Night (2000)
  • Quills (2000)
  • Rising Sun (1993)
  • Henry & June (1990) (creative consultant)

Nominations and Awards[edit]


  1. ^ Photo of West's Identikit clothing label, circa 1990
  2. ^ Berkeley Patch, May 13, 2011
  3. ^ Blog Talk Radio by 123 Film! June 09, 2009
  4. ^ Benjamin Button costuming secrets, by Joel D Amos

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