Vivid Sydney at Chatswood 2018


World of WearableArt

Artists: World of WearableArt & Bluebottle

Visit Chatswood Chase Sydney by day to see the World of WearableArt (WOW) fashion exhibition.

One of New Zealand’s cultural success stories is the theatrical spectacular World of WearableArt® (WOW®). Created by Dame Suzie Moncrieff in 1987, at the heart of WOW is an internationally renowned annual design competition that attracts hundreds of entries from designers around the world. Designers make the unimaginable, defy creative expectations and challenge the conventional as they create works of art that will be brought to life on a global stage in front of an audience of over 60,000 people at the annual WOW Awards Show in Wellington, New Zealand. 

Now is your chance to see six extraordinary finalist garments in outstanding detail and shining bright, with this exclusive installation at Chatswood Chase for VIVID Sydney 2018:

  • Cosmos, Rinaldy Yunardi, Indonesia (pictured above)
    2017 World of WearableArt®, Avant-garde Section Winner

  • Kaleidoscope, Tess Tavener Hanks, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    2015 World of WearableArt®, Cirque du Soleil Performance Art Costume Winner

  • Knight of Fire, Maria Tsopanaki & Dimitri Mavinis, United Kingdom
    2015 World of WearableArt®, People’s Choice Award Winner

  • Princess Niwareka, Maria Tsopanaki & Dimitri Mavinis, United Kingdom
    2016 World of WearableArt®, Aotearoa Section Winner

  • Kahu Kereru, Andi Regan, New Zealand
    2014 World of WearableArt®, South Pacific Section Third

  • Rorschach’s Dreamscape, Rodney Leong, New Zealand
    2012 World of WearableArt®, Open Section Finalist Garment

Keep an eye out on our blog for more details on the garments and creators. 

Find out more about World of WearableArt®

Satisfy your family and their hunger at our Dining Court, Lower Ground Level. 


The best parking to see the installation at Chatswood Chase Sydney this year will be on Level one or Level Two.  

Entry is via Archer Street or Malvern Avenue. 

Open hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Friday: 9:30 – 5:30
  • Thursday: 9.30am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 9am – 5pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 5pm

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