WOW - World of WearableArt


Designer Resources

On this page you’ll find resources and more information about entering the World of WearableArt (WOW) Competition


WOW Designer Day 2018 in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo by Mark Tantrum

Helpful articles to read

We’ve created a number of articles to help you enter the WOW Competition. Click on any of the posts below to get reading or head to the News + Updates section to find more. READ MORE+


Video Resources

Use our video resources for entry inspiration. Below is a selection to get you started, head to our YouTube channel to see more. WATCH MORE+


Advice for first-time entrants

Hear what four New Zealand award-winning designers recently had to say about entering the WOW Competition including advice for first-time entrants. If you would like more pointers for entering your first competition here is a list of top tips. READ MORE+



If the answers below haven’t addressed a question that you have, please first read the WOW Competition Terms & Conditions, which contain a lot of information about entering the Competition and garment requirements. If these still do not address your query please contact us.

Is there an entry fee?

Is there an age restriction?

Am I an International or a New Zealand entrant?

Can I submit more than one entry in the Competition?

Can I submit a sketch or drawing?

Am I eligible for the Student Innovation Award?

I am a student/first-time entrant but my design partner is not, is our entry eligible for the Student Innovation Award/First-time Entrant Award?

Why can't I log in to start the online entry process?

Why can't I upload my photos or video?

How do designers book tickets to the Awards Show?

Contact the Team

The World of WearableArt team are here to support you on your journey through the world of WOW. 

Feel free to reach out to the appropriate member of staff listed below should you have any queries or questions.

Sarah Nathan


Angela Fisk

For inquiries relating
to design concepts,
section and garment
For inquiries relating
to terms and 
conditions, section 
and garment criteria,
tertiary partners and
general queries





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