Offbeat | Costume Designers Guild to honor Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

Designer Ruth E. Carter

Oscar nominees Glenn Close and “Black Panther” costume designer Ruth E. Carter will be honored today [Macau time] at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards.

Close will receive the spotlight award at the ceremony Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The guild will pay homage to Carter’s illustrious designs with a career achievement award .

Costume designer Betty Pecha Madden and screenwriter-director Ryan Murphy will be recognized for their work in film.

Actress Kate Walsh will host the awards.

Close is nominated for a best actress Oscar for “The Wife.” Carter could become the first African-American to win an Oscar for best costume designer for her work in “Black Panther.”

Halle Berry, Michael Chiklis, Danai Gurira and Christina Hendricks are expected to serve as presenters.

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