27 Sep 2008

'Bird mother' wins top Wearable Art award

3:44 pm on 27 September 2008

A second time entrant has won the Supreme Award at the Montana World of Wearable Art Awards Show in Wellington.

The show, in its 20th year, displayed 189 garments, with entries submitted from all over the world.

The Supreme Award, worth $20,000, went to Wellington designer Nadine Jaggi for her leather creation Ornitho Maia, which translates as "bird mother".

Margarete Palz, from Germany, was runner-up.