The CFDAs, American fashion's version of the Oscars, kicked things off last night with the announcement of its 2011 nominees. Now we have a few months to speculate on the winners before the big ceremony in June. We're psyched to see our favorite designers among the nominees, including young designers Alejandro Ingelmo and Pamela Love, who is fresh off her collab with Topshop. One of the biggest surprises is the nomination of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for the Swarovski Award for Womenswear, proving that celebrities can be taken seriously as designers. Here's the full list of nominees:
Wondering who took home the big awards last year? Click to read up on the 2010 CFDA winners.