Go to this list of Oscars for "Best Costume Design" and scroll down to 1982, where you'll see:
- 1982: Bhanu Athaiya, Madeline Jones and John Mollo - Gandhi
Albert Wolsky - Sophie's Choice
Piero Tosi - La Traviata
Elois Jenssen and Rosanna Norton - Tron
Patricia Norris - Victor/Victoria
You know what other movie came out that year? This one.
What's the point of an award that doesn't even have a credible pretense of being about merit?