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Be inspired by the Open Section in the 2020 World of WearableArt Awards. On this page you’ll find a set of resources we have put together to inspire and provide a jumping-off point for your 2020 entry. 

 

WOW rewards the curious, the courageous and those who are passionate enough to stand in the face of self-doubt and embrace creativity no matter the cost.

– Dame Suzie Moncrieff, WOW Founder

 

 

 

Explore the limits of your imagination and create with no boundaries for the 2020 World of WearableArt Awards with the Open Section. Tell a story through your design and create something that challenges the conventional. Focus on originality, authenticity and artistry when developing your garment, and consider your construction and choice of materials.

Bring us the extraordinary.

Find out more about what the judges are looking for in a World of WearableArt garment here: What are the judges looking for?

– Heather Palmer, Competition Director

 

 

 

Previous entries:

We see incredible garments each year in the World of WearableArt Awards that defy creative expectations. Be inspired by the creations below but remember the judges are looking for a garment that will surprise them and demonstrates design from a fresh perspective that they haven’t seen before.

 

Refuse Refuge
Mantilla
Flow of Creation

Grace DuVal
United States

 

2017 Science Fiction Section

Fenella Fenton & Jeff Thomson
New Zealand

 

2013 Open Section Winner

Kirsten Fletcher
Australia

 

2015 Open Section Third

 

Brighter Side of Pail
Ajaw Eamanom
222 Buckle Belts

Julie Brawley
New Zealand

 

2016 Creative Excellence Section Second

David Walker
United States

2018 Open Section Third

Annina Gull
Switzerland

2017 Open Section

 

Feeling inspired? What’s your next step?