World of WearableArt is about taking art and adorning the body so considerations around the human form and using the body as a foundation should be central to your design. To enter the World of WearableArt Awards Competition you need to create a complete garment. Please also note that drawings and sketches will not be accepted. An entry can be comprised of up to three garments if you wish.
You can start making your garment at any stage, some designers will work on an entry for years, whilst others start on their entry when the Competition opens that year. Simply choose which section theme/s most inspire you and get creating! Every entrant needs to first register as a designer to create a profile. Once you have created your designer profile you then complete the online entry process by logging in and following the three steps, during this process you will be asked to provide the following:
Design teams are welcome to enter a garment together, teams can comprise up to three designers. Each team is asked to nominate a lead designer to complete the online entry process and is the main point of contact, however all designers in a team need to register individually to create their designer profile.
While there are a number of considerations to keep in mind when creating your work of wearable art, here’s what you need to know before you get started:
Garments must be made to fit within the following sizes and dimensions:
(i) Height: 170cm – 180cm
(ii) Bust: 80cm – 94cm, bra size 10B -12C
(iii) Waist: 63cm – 77cm
(iv) Hips: 90cm – 104 cm
(v) Shoe size: NZ/US 8.5 – 9.5, Eur 39 – 41
(i) Height: 180cm – 190cm
(ii) Chest: 93cm – 105cm
(iii) Waist: 81cm – 93cm
(iv) Hip: 95cm – 107cm
(v) Shoe size: NZ/US 10 – 12, Eur 44 – 46.5
236 Maiden Lane, Lynn Christiansen, United States (2018)