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A world like no other

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Wow is an

Explosion of creativity

To take art off the wall and out of static display. To adorn the body in wildly wonderful ways. To celebrate creativity in a lavish and unique on-stage spectacular that will <text-colour-gold>inspire us all.<text-colour-gold>
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Dame Suzie Moncrieff
WOW Founder

New Zealand's Largest

Theatrical Spectacle

2024 World of Wearableart

show

26 September - 13 October

The WOW Show is a world-class theatrical extravaganza seen by an audience of over 60,000 annually. This exhilarating performance, described as Broadway meets Cirque Du Soleil, sees the stage come alive with incredible works of wearable art, dancers, aerialists, music, lights, and AV.

the heart of WOW

WearableArt Competition

WOW showcases works of wearable art created by designers from across the globe. Each garment seen on stage is a finalist in our internationally renowned wearable art competition. WOW offers an opportunity to express innovation, originality and to push the boundaries of creativity on a world stage.

Cutting edge art

Pushing creative limits

Wearable Art Archive

Each year, winners of WOW Awards are added to an incredible collection of garments. Here you can browse through our digital collection of groundbreaking wearable art as previously seen on the WOW stage. You will read about the designers and the inspiration behind these stunning works of art and see their impressive awards and accolades.

Earthling
Gill Saunders
New Zealand
2023
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Earthling, Gill Saunders, New Zealand
Wanton Widow
Kate MacKenzie
New Zealand
2022
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Wanton Widow, Kate MacKenzie, New Zealand
The Lady Warrior
Rinaldy Yunardi
Indonesia
2019
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The Lady Warrior, Rinaldy Yunardi, Indonesia
WAR sTOrY
Natasha English & Tatyanna Meharry
New Zealand
2018
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WAR sTOrY, Natasha English & Tatyanna Meharry, New Zealand
Encapsulate
Rinaldy Yunardi
Indonesia
2017
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Encapsulate, Rinaldy Yunardi, Indonesia

News & Updates

Browse through our articles to discover more. You will discover the latest news for the annual WOW Show and be inspired by incredible stories about wearable art creations and past designers who have entered the WOW Competition.

Our PArtners

Creating New Zealand's largest spectacle takes a village and without the support of our highly invested and passionate partners WOW would not be possible.