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World of Wearableart attracts Wellingtonian

The 20th Montana  World of Wearableart Awards will kick off tomorrow at the TSB Arena in Wellington and has attracted  entries from over the  world and one third  of those  are from Wellington.

The Montana World of Wearableart Awards (WOW) Awards  Show is  now leading  arts  event on the International design ,fashion and costume  calendars.

With more than  $NZ  100,000 in prize money. WOW  has attracted  entries  fomr the USA, UK, Australia, India, Japan,Thailand, Germany, The Netherlands, Israel, Fiji,  Canada and New Zealand this year.

WOW founder  Suzie Moncrief said, The success  of WOW has always  been dependent  on new artists  participating .

” We’re delighted to see many  international entries coming in, particularly from the Academy  of Art University in San Francisco and  the Fashion  Design Council of India. But it’s just  as exciting  seeing so many first  time entrants from Wellington this year”, She said.

She said, designers are challenged to create something unique, which has impact on a 40-metre arena satage and can witstand detailed inspection.

She added 35 finalists are selected from approximately 300 global entries every year and the competition is fierce and the plethora of garments from Wellington designers and artists are extraordinary this years such as the 232keys used in Shelly Ryan Slater ‘s garment ,KEYMO represent the number of hours her 19-years old son has spent in chemotherapy.

So see you tomorrow at the TSB Bank Arena in Wellington – New Zealand’s creative capital.

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