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FN Spy: More Designers Pick Oscar Winners

Find out who power players like Vince Camuto, Rebecca Minkoff and Paul Andrew will root for on Sunday.

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12 Years a Slave
Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine

Cate Blanchett in "Blue Jasmine"

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Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club

REBECCA MINKOFF, designer
Best picture:
“’Her.’ Spike Jonze did an amazing job of creating a realistic future and telling a beautiful love story."
Best actress: "Cate Blanchett. Her character in ‘Blue Jasmine’ was so complex, I can’t imagine anyone else in that role."
Best actor: "Matthew McConaughey. He was brilliant in ‘Dallas Buyer’s Club.’”
Best supporting actress: "Jennifer Lawrence. Sometimes I forget how good an actress Jennifer Lawrence is, but while I was watching ‘American Hustle,’ I fell in love with her all over again. She killed it!"

VINCE CAMUTO, designer
Best picture:
“American Hustle”
Best actress: Cate Blanchett
Best actor: Christian Bale

PAUL ANDREW, designer
Best picture:
“’12 Years a Slave.’ Such an impactful film. Simultaneously beautiful, yet deeply disturbing.”
Best actress: Cate Blanchett. “I've always been an enormous fan of her work, but she was truly magnificent in ‘Blue Jasmine.’”
Best actor: Leonardo DiCaprio. “A masterful performance.”

DANNY SCHWARTZ, CEO, Schwartz & Benjamin
Best picture:
“There were a lot of great films this year, but I am hoping that ‘American Hustle’ wins.”
Best actress: Amy Adams
Best actor: Matthew McConaughey

MATTHEW CHEVALLARD, CEO, president & creative director, Del Toro
Best picture:
“The Wolf of Wall Street”
Best actress: Amy Adams
Best actor: Leonardo DiCaprio. "Love the pursuit of the American Dream and the subsequent traps and how Leo exhibits the struggle and demise in the film."

SAM EDELMAN, founder & president, Sam Edelman Shoes
Best picture:
“The Wolf of Wall Street”
Best actress: Cate Blanchett
Best actor: Leonardo DiCaprio