Entries have now closed for the 2018 World of WearableArt Awards.
The 2018 WOW Awards Show takes place 27 Sept – 14 Oct in Wellington, New Zealand.
If you are a 2018 entrant who has already completed Step 1 click on Designer Login below to continue with the 2018 entry process.
The 2018 WOW Design Competition offers over $170,000 in prize money.
All prizes below are in New Zealand dollars.
Downloadable materials for tertiary institutes
Find out more information about shipping your garment to WOW in Nelson, New Zealand.
Before you submit your entry – have you read through our competition Terms & Conditions?
Get in touch with one of the members of the Wardrobe or Competition Department if you require further assistance with anything.
WOW encourages innovation, originality, creativity and works closely with a number of universities, tertiary institutes and other organisations worldwide.
|Weds 28 March||Step 1 (intention to enter) closes
Step 2 entries close for ALL international entrants
|Thu 5 April||International pre-selection results emailed|
|Mon 14 May||Step 2 entries close for New Zealand first-time entrants|
|Fri 18 May||New Zealand pre-selection results emailed|
|Mon 18 June||Step 3 entries close- final garment hand-in 5pm|
|Fri 6 – Sun 8 July||First Judging|
|Fri 20 July||Judging results emailed|
|Sun 9 Sept||Second Judging (provisional)|
|Mon 24 Sept||Final Judging|
|Fri 28 Sept||2018 Awards announced|
|Sat 29 Sept||Entries open for 2019 WOW Competition|