Here we give you a bird's-eye view of the journey, as you enter as a WOW designer.
Each year there are six worlds or section themes for designers to be inspired by when entering the competition.
Dates and deadlines may vary slightly each year. Make sure you have the latest and up to date deadlines in your diary.
The World of WearableArt Awards offer over NZ$185,000 in prize value. Learn about the wide range of prizes and awards that you can apply for.
All competitions have rules to ensure fairness and a smooth process. On this page we break them down so you can easily understand exactly what you need to know.
WOW is about taking art and adorning the body. This useful guide will help you with what you need to know before you get started.
Once you have completed your incredible work of art, there are a few extra things you need to do.
Everything you need to know about freighting your garment to Nelson, New Zealand.
Meet our judges and find out more about the judging process.
Find a library of resources including useful blogs and videos, tips, and advice from the WOW team on garment photography, guidelines for electrics, packing your garment, and more.
All your questions answered and more!
Are you WOW ready? Check all the steps to make sure you and your entry is ready.