CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund 2011 Nominees Alert!

Courtesy of CFDA

The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund judging committee  this year includes: Jack McCollough, Lazaro Hernandez, Vogue’s  Mark Holgate, Jeffrrey Kalinsky of Jeffrey and Nordstrom, CFDA executive director Steven Kolb, Reed Krakoff, Andrew Rosen, Diane von Furstenburg, Jenna Lyons, and Anna Wintour – have determined the 2011 finalists. The finalist are:

AA, Antonio Azzuolo
Altuzarra, Joseph Altuzarra
Carlos Campos, Carlos Campos
Creatures of the Wind, Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters
Cushnie Et Ochs, Michelle Ochs and Carly Cushnie
Finn Jewelry, Soraya Silchenstedt
Dana Lorenz
Ohne Titel,
Alexa Adams and Flora Gill
Pamela Love
Max Osterweis and Erin Beatty

The winner(s) and the two runner-ups will be announced in New York City Nov 14 at a dinner gala. We crave what is new and innovative and CFDA strives to meet that demand by rewarding promising talent.

According to the CFDA ‘s website:

Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour says, “The demands on designers seem to grow greater and greater by the minute, so the aim of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, to nurture and support America’s emerging fashion talents, has become more important than ever. I very much look forward to seeing what they have to offer—and how they will contribute to the future of American fashion.”[CFDA]