12 Glittery Costumes from HBO’s ‘Behind the Candelabra’

Michael Douglas as Liberace
Michael Douglas as Liberace
This outfit is quite the spectacle! Glittering capes and ten inch high collars are just the start for the infamous Liberace... Here are 12 of the most fabulous costumes found in HBO's biopic Behind the Candelabra.
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Matt Damon as Scott Thorson
Matt Damon as Scott Thorson
Blond hair, three gold chains, and more cocktail rings than fingers, Damon's Thorson knew how to dress... for breakfast.
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Breakfast Dress Code
Breakfast Dress Code
At the same morning meal, Liberace let a gold pinky ring and several gilded bow ties adorne his ensemble as he holds hands with his lover.
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Pool Boys
Pool Boys
Even getting some sun poolside, Liberace's partner, Scott, knew how to accessorize and work in some glitter.
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And The Band Played On
And The Band Played On
Damon gazes straight at the viewer's eyes as he wears a powder blue and silver-embellished marching band uniform.
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Larger Than Life
Larger Than Life
Douglas, as Liberace, wears a peacock feather patterned kurta as he presents a portrait of himself (pictured in a pink ribbon bow tie).
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The Closet
The Closet
Behind every opulently dressed pair of men is an equally over-the-top — and full — closet!
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The Bling Rings
The Bling Rings
Liberace and Thornton had more gold rings than all the Super Bowl-winning teams combined... times five.
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Shine Bright Like A Diamond
Shine Bright Like A Diamond
At the piano is where Liberace really shined, sometimes literally wearing sequin and rhinestone encrusted suits.
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Their Morning Routine
Their Morning Routine
During this private morning moment, Thornton and Liberace (Damon and Douglas) sit bedside in an all white suit, a silk gold brocade robe, and dipping with gold baubles as they prepare for the day.
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Well Dressed Men
Well Dressed Men
In what will likely be the film's most basic of costumes, Michael Douglas and Matt Damon are seen in simple, light-colored suits as they stand in front of Liberace's over-the-top sports car.
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At The Piano
At The Piano
Performing again, the Glitter Man wore a ruby and gold embroidered suit, with a ruffled lace collar, and gem covered lapel.
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