04/10/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Costume Designers Guild Awards: Whose Wardrobe Should Win? (PHOTOS, POLL)

The nominees for the 12th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards are in, and the best designers of the silver screen and the tube will be honored on February 25, 2010 (scroll down to see the full roundup of nominees)--but in the meantime, we'd like to invent our own category based on the CDG's list: Best Costume Design of the Year. Take a look our top twelve favorite costumed characters and tell us which designer the envelope should go to...and which will have to blink back the tears.


Excellence in Contemporary Film:
"(500) Days of Summer" - Hope Hanafin
"Brüno" - Jason Alper
"Crazy Heart" - Doug Hall
"Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire" - Marina Draghici
"Up in the Air" - Danny Glicker

Excellence in Period Film:
"Coco Before Chanel" - Catherine Leterrier
"Julie & Julia" - Ann Roth
"Nine" - Colleen Atwood
"Sherlock Holmes" - Jenny Beavan
"The Young Victoria" - Sandy Powell

Excellence in Fantasy Film:
"Avatar" - Mayes C. Rubeo & Deborah L. Scott
"The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" - Monique Prudhomme
"Star Trek" - Michael Kaplan

Outstanding Made for Television Movie or Miniseries:
"Georgia O'Keeffe" - Michael Dennison
"Grey Gardens" - Catherine Marie Thomas
"Little Dorrit" - Barbara Kidd

Outstanding Contemporary Television Series:
"Big Love" - Chrisi Karvonides-Dushenko
"Glee" - Lou Eyrich
"Dancing with the Stars" - Randall Christensen
"No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" - Jo Katsaras
"Ugly Betty" - Patricia Field

Outstanding Period/Fantasy Television Series:
"Mad Men" - Janie Bryant
"True Blood" - Audrey Fisher
"The Tudors" - Joan Bergin

Excellence in Commercial Costume Design:
No final nominee(s) in this category