The Polartec Apex Awards celebrate the brands and designers that push the boundaries of style and innovation. Each year a select group goes beyond expectations of outerwear design using Polartec fabric and Polartec celebrates their creative genius with this prestigious award. The winners this year are … 

6°North x Ganni Kria NeoShell Jacket
merges Icelandic technical know-how with Danish style with Polartec NeoShell breathable, waterproof fabric.

8Js Jackie Blazer
technical reinterpretation of the classic menswear style from the emerging motorsports-inspired Italian fashion label, constructed from Polartec Power Shield Pro softshell, with breathable military-grade Polartec Alpha insulation.

Bally Super Smash Techno Jacket
three Polartec technologies come together from the Swiss fashion label—Polartec NeoShell breathable waterproof exterior, military-grade Polartec Alpha insulation and Polartec microfleece lining.

Burton Mine77 Power Air Top and Power Air Pants
a versatile top and bottom combine Polartec Power Air fabric which encapsulates air to regulate body heat while minimizing fiber shedding.

Crazy Idea T-Shirt Delta Woman
technical shirt from the Italian ski touring company, designed for summer training using Polartec Delta cooling fabric.

Diadora x LC23 N9000 H Leo Colacicco​,
running shoe with Polartec Thermal Pro shearling fleece upper and nubuck details.

Dudley Stephens Ashford Poncho
with stand-up collar, worn over the shoulders or zipped. made of a Polartec Thermal Pro fleece with curly pile aesthetic.

Fusalp Monza Combinasion
formula 1-inspired ski suit made of military-grade Polartec Alpha insulation from the French ski apparel brand.

Giro Emerge, Jackson, Range, Union, Vue and Zone MIPS
snow helmets lined with Polartec Power Grid fabric for fit, moisture management and temperature regulation.

Globe Polartec Crew
a complex design features patchwork construction of Polartec 300 series shearling fleeces. 

LC23 Coat Thermal Pro
trench coat made of  Polartec Thermal Pro fleece with sweater-knit aesthetic, from the emerging Italian fashion lab.

No Bull Soft Shell Jacket
full-zip hooded jacket made of Polartec Power Shield Pro fabric for comfort through a wide range of conditions and activities. 

Santini Adapt Bib Tight, Alpha Baselayer, Alpha Under-Gloves and Vega Multi Jacket
cold weather cycling solution includes a bib tight made of a new compression version of Polartec Power Wool, baselayers and under-gloves made of naked Polartec Alpha Direct insulation and jacket made of Polartec Power Shield Pro, for thermal balance in diverse climatic conditions.

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