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World Of Wearableart™ 2022 Award Winners Announced Including Second-time Supreme WOW Award Winner

Saturday, 1 October 2022, 5:32 am | WOW Awards

The 2022 World of WearableArt™ (WOW) Awards have been announced tonight at Wellington’s TSB Arena, with the Supreme WOW Award going to Hawke’s Bay artist Kate MacKenzie – the second time she has been bestowed the coveted top prize. MacKenzie is among ... More >>

It’s Back: World Of Wearableart™ Awards Show Returns In September

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 5:35 am | WOW Awards

New Zealand’s most spectacular theatrical stage production, the beloved World of WearableArt™ (WOW) Awards Show, is back. Tickets for the hottest event on the Aotearoa events calendar are now on sale . (From 10am Wed 18 May) Over 100 designers ... More >>

Creative Talent Behind Award-winning Las Vegas Spectacles, Multi-media Stage Productions & Hit TV Series Joins Wow

Monday, 5 July 2021, 9:03 am | WOW Awards

Brian Burke will join forces with veteran Show Director Malia Johnston to deliver this year’s spectacular 2021 WOW Awards Show, from 30 September to 17 October. WOW Founder, Dame Suzie Moncrieff says the competition has always attracted the world’s ... More >>

WOW chief executive steps down, hunt on for new leader

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 2:43 pm | WOW Awards

After four years at the helm, World of WearableArt (WOW) chief executive Gisella Carr is stepping down and the organisation is on the hunt for a new leader. More >>

The creative team for WOW 2019 Awards Show revealed

Friday, 24 May 2019, 12:52 pm | WOW Awards

Some of the best and brightest creative minds from both sides of the Tasman have been brought together to create this year’s World of WearableArt ® (WOW) Awards Show. More >>

World of Opportunities for Students Working on WOW

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 3:19 pm | WOW Awards

Wellington New Zealand, September 28, 2016: Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) hairdressing and makeup artistry students are busy working backstage applying their skills to more than 40 models at the internationally acclaimed World of WearableArt™ ... More >>

Nine-Time Awarded Designer Takes Out Top WOW Award

Monday, 26 September 2016, 1:55 pm | WOW Awards

From a field of 133 garments, New Zealand designer Gillian Saunders’ Supernova won the Brancott Estate Supreme WOW® Award at tonight’s international World of WearableArt™ (WOW®) Awards Show. Supernova also won the David Jones Avant Garde ... More >>

Jemaine Clement Stars In WOW®’s 2016 Show

Monday, 19 September 2016, 11:12 am | WOW Awards

Jemaine Clement from Flight of the Conchords is lending his distinctive voice to one of the central characters in the World of WearableArt™ (WOW®) Awards Show, which opens in Wellington next week. Clement will bring to life an as yet-to-be revealed ... More >>

WOW® 2016 First Judging Complete

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 4:03 pm | WOW Awards

Judges have selected entries for the 2016 WOW® Awards– but the garments will be kept strictly under wraps until opening night on September 22 when the world created for this year’s show will be revealed. More >>

WOW®’s North American exhibition debut in Seattle

Monday, 4 July 2016, 4:30 pm | WOW Awards

World of WearableArt® (WOW®) has opened its first North American exhibition, with 900 people queuing to get into its opening night party at the EMP Museum in Seattle. More >>

WOW® Awards Show 2016, Creative Team Announced

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:40 pm | WOW Awards

Creative team for WOW Awards 2016 announced WELLINGTON, NZ – World of WearableArt® has announced the creative team for the 28th WOW® Awards Show, New Zealand’s largest performing arts event founded by Dame Suzie Moncrieff. More >>

Nelson Designer takes Supreme Award at 2015 WOW Awards Show

Monday, 28 September 2015, 10:11 am | WOW Awards

For the third year in a row a New Zealand Designer has taken out the top prize at the World of WearableArt Awards Show. Nelson based designer Peter Wakeman has walked away with the 2015 Brancott Estate Supreme WOW® Award at tonight’s 27th show, ... More >>

Show Directors appointed to World of WearableArt

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 11:07 am | WOW Awards

World of WearableArt Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of one of New Zealand’s foremost creative teams Mike Mizrahi and Marie Adams as Show Directors for the 2015 World of WearableArt Awards Show. The founders of Inside Out Productions ... More >>

New Zealand takes Supreme Award at the 2014 WOW Awards Show

Saturday, 27 September 2014, 1:22 pm | WOW Awards

For the second year in a row a New Zealand Designer has taken out the top prize at the World of WearableArt Awards Show. Hawkes Bay-based Kate MacKenzie walked away the 2014 Brancott Estate Supreme WOW® Award at tonight’s 26th show, taking home ... More >>

Shaolin Kungfu Monks to WOW Wellington

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 3:15 pm | WOW Awards

A recent Mayoral Delegation to China has been rewarded with a cultural gift for Wellington. The iconic Shaolin Kungfu Monk Troupe will arrive in the city this spring, to perform for more than 50,000 people attending the World of WearableArt™ Awards ... More >>

Government boost to take WOW international

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 6:50 pm | WOW Awards

Speaking at a function in Wellington to celebrate a partnership with World of WearableArt (WOW), the Prime Minister has tonight announced the Government’s commitment to investing in activities that deliver tangible benefits to New Zealand. More >>

NZ sisters take Supreme Award at the 2013 WOW Awards Show

Saturday, 28 September 2013, 2:43 pm | WOW Awards

A Christchurch-based design team, sisters, Tatyanna and Natasha Meharry have won the 2013 Brancott Estate Supreme World of WearableArt™ (WOW®) Award at tonight’s 25th Anniversary WOW® show, taking home $30,000 in prizes. More >>

More prizes to celebrate WOW’s 25th birthday

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 4:57 pm | WOW Awards

To mark the 25th anniversary of World of WearableArt (WOW) Awards Show in 2013, there will be more awards, a greater prize pool and a new section category. More >>

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Monday, 15 October 2012, 3:30 pm | WOW Awards

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WOW Awards Show Finalists Chosen for 2012

Tuesday, 10 July 2012, 5:39 pm | WOW Awards

In an intensive weekend of judging, three Brancott Estate World of WearableArt Awards Show judges have agreed on the finalists for the 2012 Brancott Estate WOW Awards Show from 327 entries. More >>





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