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Diva’s Dreamscape

Diva’s Dreamscape

Peter Wakeman

New Zealand

2015 Supreme WOW Award Winner

2015 Creative Excellence: Architecture Section Winner
















Diva’s Dreamscape is one of three garments that New Zealand entrant Peter Wakeman committed to entering in consecutive years of the Competition. The garment represents a Diva that dreams in Deco, inspired by the Art Deco style and interpreted through an architectural design.

Using skills developed during a lifetime of working with his hands, including boatbuilding, woodworking, and construction, Wakeman designed and built three fibreglass “frocks” to enter WOW three years in a row – Chica Under Glass (2013), Veniece in Glass Bind (2014) and Diva’s Dreamscape (2015).

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Constructed using stainless steel, wood and fibreglass











Judges’ Comments

Diva’s Dreamscape impressed the judges for its exquisite workmanship. They noted that garment is a stunning piece of art with a strong simplicity that works perfectly from every angle. The use of such hard materials to create a sophisticated garment demonstrates great skill and creative ability.



















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