Polartec Announces 2012 European APEX Design Award Winners

66º North Eldborg Jacket - From skiing to dinner parties to urban commutes, the Eldborg Jacket is a blend of dinner jacket and performance shell made of the ultimate softshell fabric, Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro. Designed to combine never-before-seen levels of air permeability with durable water resistance that sheds rain and snow, the highly breathable and wind resistant Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro fabric provides stretch for active comfort, and an extremely abrasion resistant face for long lasting durability. To build the Eldborg Jacket, a piece that fuses street style and performance, 66º North employed a version of Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro with a high loft fleece interior which provides protection and warmth without the weight and bulk of traditional outerwear and insulating fabrics.
66º North Eldborg Jacket - From skiing to dinner parties to urban commutes, the Eldborg Jacket is a blend of dinner jacket and performance shell made of the ultimate softshell fabric, Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro. Designed to combine never-before-seen levels of air permeability with durable water resistance that sheds rain and snow, the highly breathable and wind resistant Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro fabric provides stretch for active comfort, and an extremely abrasion resistant face for long lasting durability. To build the Eldborg Jacket, a piece that fuses street style and performance, 66º North employed a version of Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro with a high loft fleece interior which provides protection and warmth without the weight and bulk of traditional outerwear and insulating fabrics.
  • 66º North Eldborg Jacket - From skiing to dinner parties to urban commutes, the Eldborg Jacket is a blend of dinner jacket and performance shell made of the ultimate softshell fabric, Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro. Designed to combine never-before-seen levels of air permeability with durable water resistance that sheds rain and snow, the highly breathable and wind resistant Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro fabric provides stretch for active comfort, and an extremely abrasion resistant face for long lasting durability. To build the Eldborg Jacket, a piece that fuses street style and performance, 66º North employed a version of Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro with a high loft fleece interior which provides protection and warmth without the weight and bulk of traditional outerwear and insulating fabrics.
    66º North Eldborg Jacket - From skiing to dinner parties to urban commutes, the Eldborg Jacket is a blend of dinner jacket and performance shell made of the ultimate softshell fabric, Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro. Designed to combine never-before-seen levels of air permeability with durable water resistance that sheds rain and snow, the highly breathable and wind resistant Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro fabric provides stretch for active comfort, and an extremely abrasion resistant face for long lasting durability. To build the Eldborg Jacket, a piece that fuses street style and performance, 66º North employed a version of Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro with a high loft fleece interior which provides protection and warmth without the weight and bulk of traditional outerwear and insulating fabrics.
    66º North Eldborg Jacket - From skiing to dinner parties to urban commutes, the Eldborg Jacket is a blend of dinner jacket and performance shell made of the ultimate softshell fabric, Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro. Designed to combine never-before-seen levels of air permeability with durable water resistance that sheds rain and snow, the highly breathable and wind resistant Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro fabric provides stretch for active comfort, and an extremely abrasion resistant face for long lasting durability. To build the Eldborg Jacket, a piece that fuses street style and performance, 66º North employed a version of Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro with a high loft fleece interior which provides protection and warmth without the weight and bulk of traditional outerwear and insulating fabrics.
    66º North Eldborg Jacket - From skiing to dinner parties to urban commutes, the Eldborg Jacket is a blend of dinner jacket and performance shell made of the ultimate softshell fabric, Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro. Designed to combine never-before-seen levels of air permeability with durable water resistance that sheds rain and snow, the highly breathable and wind resistant Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro fabric provides stretch for active comfort, and an extremely abrasion resistant face for long lasting durability. To build the Eldborg Jacket, a piece that fuses street style and performance, 66º North employed a version of Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro with a high loft fleece interior which provides protection and warmth without the weight and bulk of traditional outerwear and insulating fabrics.
  • Eider Uphill Jacket - The Eider Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are ultra-technical protection outerwear built for the most demanding alpinists. Made of two lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are designed to provide breathability, full waterproof protection, and comfort for hard work in harsh conditions. Eider employed two light and soft Polartecr NeoShellr fabrics in the jacket - a stretch woven Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased stretch, and a ripstop stretch Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased abrasion resistance.
    Eider Uphill Jacket - The Eider Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are ultra-technical protection outerwear built for the most demanding alpinists. Made of two lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are designed to provide breathability, full waterproof protection, and comfort for hard work in harsh conditions. Eider employed two light and soft Polartecr NeoShellr fabrics in the jacket - a stretch woven Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased stretch, and a ripstop stretch Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased abrasion resistance.
    Eider Uphill Jacket - The Eider Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are ultra-technical protection outerwear built for the most demanding alpinists. Made of two lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are designed to provide breathability, full waterproof protection, and comfort for hard work in harsh conditions. Eider employed two light and soft Polartecr NeoShellr fabrics in the jacket - a stretch woven Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased stretch, and a ripstop stretch Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased abrasion resistance.
    Eider Uphill Jacket - The Eider Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are ultra-technical protection outerwear built for the most demanding alpinists. Made of two lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are designed to provide breathability, full waterproof protection, and comfort for hard work in harsh conditions. Eider employed two light and soft Polartecr NeoShellr fabrics in the jacket - a stretch woven Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased stretch, and a ripstop stretch Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased abrasion resistance.
  • Eider Uphill Pants - The Eider Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are ultra-technical protection outerwear built for the most demanding alpinists. Made of two lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are designed to provide breathability, full waterproof protection, and comfort for hard work in harsh conditions. Eider employed two light and soft Polartecr NeoShellr fabrics in the jacket - a stretch woven Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased stretch, and a ripstop stretch Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased abrasion resistance.
    Eider Uphill Pants - The Eider Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are ultra-technical protection outerwear built for the most demanding alpinists. Made of two lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are designed to provide breathability, full waterproof protection, and comfort for hard work in harsh conditions. Eider employed two light and soft Polartecr NeoShellr fabrics in the jacket - a stretch woven Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased stretch, and a ripstop stretch Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased abrasion resistance.
    Eider Uphill Pants - The Eider Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are ultra-technical protection outerwear built for the most demanding alpinists. Made of two lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are designed to provide breathability, full waterproof protection, and comfort for hard work in harsh conditions. Eider employed two light and soft Polartecr NeoShellr fabrics in the jacket - a stretch woven Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased stretch, and a ripstop stretch Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased abrasion resistance.
    Eider Uphill Pants - The Eider Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are ultra-technical protection outerwear built for the most demanding alpinists. Made of two lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Uphill Jacket and Uphill Pants are designed to provide breathability, full waterproof protection, and comfort for hard work in harsh conditions. Eider employed two light and soft Polartecr NeoShellr fabrics in the jacket - a stretch woven Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased stretch, and a ripstop stretch Polartecr NeoShellr fabric for increased abrasion resistance.
  • Karpos Marmolada Jacket - The Marmolada Jacket is the first insulated Polartecr NeoShellr garment, combining the waterproof breathable outer layer with warm synthetic insulation batting and a smooth, easy layering liner. Designed for snow sports, the Marmolada Jacket is comfortable and versatile in a wide range of conditions thanks to the fully waterproof Polartecr NeoShellr fabric which provides an unprecedented level of breathability. Additional features include a detachable powder skirt, Polartecr Power Stretchr fleece linings on the cuffs and collar, and a hood with a Polartecr Power Stretchr fleece gasket that improves fit and warmth.
    Karpos Marmolada Jacket - The Marmolada Jacket is the first insulated Polartecr NeoShellr garment, combining the waterproof breathable outer layer with warm synthetic insulation batting and a smooth, easy layering liner. Designed for snow sports, the Marmolada Jacket is comfortable and versatile in a wide range of conditions thanks to the fully waterproof Polartecr NeoShellr fabric which provides an unprecedented level of breathability. Additional features include a detachable powder skirt, Polartecr Power Stretchr fleece linings on the cuffs and collar, and a hood with a Polartecr Power Stretchr fleece gasket that improves fit and warmth.
    Karpos Marmolada Jacket - The Marmolada Jacket is the first insulated Polartecr NeoShellr garment, combining the waterproof breathable outer layer with warm synthetic insulation batting and a smooth, easy layering liner. Designed for snow sports, the Marmolada Jacket is comfortable and versatile in a wide range of conditions thanks to the fully waterproof Polartecr NeoShellr fabric which provides an unprecedented level of breathability. Additional features include a detachable powder skirt, Polartecr Power Stretchr fleece linings on the cuffs and collar, and a hood with a Polartecr Power Stretchr fleece gasket that improves fit and warmth.
    Karpos Marmolada Jacket - The Marmolada Jacket is the first insulated Polartecr NeoShellr garment, combining the waterproof breathable outer layer with warm synthetic insulation batting and a smooth, easy layering liner. Designed for snow sports, the Marmolada Jacket is comfortable and versatile in a wide range of conditions thanks to the fully waterproof Polartecr NeoShellr fabric which provides an unprecedented level of breathability. Additional features include a detachable powder skirt, Polartecr Power Stretchr fleece linings on the cuffs and collar, and a hood with a Polartecr Power Stretchr fleece gasket that improves fit and warmth.
  • Kjus Men's Equilibrium Jacket - Kjus created this innovative and visually-compelling hybrid jacket by mixing Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro in the hood and shoulders for breathability and weather resistance with quilted goose down in the mid to bottom of the jacket for insulation. Durable and stretchy Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro is the ultimate soft shell fabric, combining never-before-seen levels of air permeability with durable hydrostatic resistance to keep you dry from inside and out. This means the Equilibrium Jacket is comfortable to wear for everything from everyday use, to hiking and skiing.
    Kjus Men's Equilibrium Jacket - Kjus created this innovative and visually-compelling hybrid jacket by mixing Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro in the hood and shoulders for breathability and weather resistance with quilted goose down in the mid to bottom of the jacket for insulation. Durable and stretchy Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro is the ultimate soft shell fabric, combining never-before-seen levels of air permeability with durable hydrostatic resistance to keep you dry from inside and out. This means the Equilibrium Jacket is comfortable to wear for everything from everyday use, to hiking and skiing.
    Kjus Men's Equilibrium Jacket - Kjus created this innovative and visually-compelling hybrid jacket by mixing Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro in the hood and shoulders for breathability and weather resistance with quilted goose down in the mid to bottom of the jacket for insulation. Durable and stretchy Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro is the ultimate soft shell fabric, combining never-before-seen levels of air permeability with durable hydrostatic resistance to keep you dry from inside and out. This means the Equilibrium Jacket is comfortable to wear for everything from everyday use, to hiking and skiing.
    Kjus Men's Equilibrium Jacket - Kjus created this innovative and visually-compelling hybrid jacket by mixing Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro in the hood and shoulders for breathability and weather resistance with quilted goose down in the mid to bottom of the jacket for insulation. Durable and stretchy Polartecr Power Shieldr Pro is the ultimate soft shell fabric, combining never-before-seen levels of air permeability with durable hydrostatic resistance to keep you dry from inside and out. This means the Equilibrium Jacket is comfortable to wear for everything from everyday use, to hiking and skiing.
  • Lafuma Peak Neo Jacket -Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Peak Neo Jacket is an ultra breathable protective jacket ideal for all climbing and mountain sports. The proprietary, air permeable Polartecr NeoShellr membrane allows for moisture vapor transport, even at extremely low pressure levels, keeping athletes dry during long efforts. Built from a version of Polartecr NeoShellr with a stretch woven face for increased range of motion and durability, the Peak Neo Jacket features an adjustable attached hood, articulated elbows, one zippered Napoleon pocket, two zipper hand warmer pockets, and an adjustable hem and cuffs.
    Lafuma Peak Neo Jacket -Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Peak Neo Jacket is an ultra breathable protective jacket ideal for all climbing and mountain sports. The proprietary, air permeable Polartecr NeoShellr membrane allows for moisture vapor transport, even at extremely low pressure levels, keeping athletes dry during long efforts. Built from a version of Polartecr NeoShellr with a stretch woven face for increased range of motion and durability, the Peak Neo Jacket features an adjustable attached hood, articulated elbows, one zippered Napoleon pocket, two zipper hand warmer pockets, and an adjustable hem and cuffs.
    Lafuma Peak Neo Jacket -Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Peak Neo Jacket is an ultra breathable protective jacket ideal for all climbing and mountain sports. The proprietary, air permeable Polartecr NeoShellr membrane allows for moisture vapor transport, even at extremely low pressure levels, keeping athletes dry during long efforts. Built from a version of Polartecr NeoShellr with a stretch woven face for increased range of motion and durability, the Peak Neo Jacket features an adjustable attached hood, articulated elbows, one zippered Napoleon pocket, two zipper hand warmer pockets, and an adjustable hem and cuffs.
    Lafuma Peak Neo Jacket -Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Peak Neo Jacket is an ultra breathable protective jacket ideal for all climbing and mountain sports. The proprietary, air permeable Polartecr NeoShellr membrane allows for moisture vapor transport, even at extremely low pressure levels, keeping athletes dry during long efforts. Built from a version of Polartecr NeoShellr with a stretch woven face for increased range of motion and durability, the Peak Neo Jacket features an adjustable attached hood, articulated elbows, one zippered Napoleon pocket, two zipper hand warmer pockets, and an adjustable hem and cuffs.
  • Mammut Eiswand Zip Pull Light - Built from one of the lightest iterations of Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT ever created, the Schneefeld & Eiswand Zip Pull Light are ideal baselayers that offer a high warmth to weight ratio, maximum moisture transport and very short dry times for excellent next-to-skin comfort in a wide range of temperatures. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT, a version of the popular Polartecr Power Dryr fabric designed to keep your skin dry when you sweat, is differentiated with a grid back that maximizes warmth, minimizes weight, and enhances breathability. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT fabrics weigh less, take up less space, and deliver more insulation and breathability than most other fabrics in their class. These Mammut baselayers are constructed with neat flat-lock seams made with strongly entwined polyester, and feature a high collar for optimal neck protection, and a long front zip for rapid ventilation with a covered chin protector with a flat, nonprotruding edge.
    Mammut Eiswand Zip Pull Light - Built from one of the lightest iterations of Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT ever created, the Schneefeld & Eiswand Zip Pull Light are ideal baselayers that offer a high warmth to weight ratio, maximum moisture transport and very short dry times for excellent next-to-skin comfort in a wide range of temperatures. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT, a version of the popular Polartecr Power Dryr fabric designed to keep your skin dry when you sweat, is differentiated with a grid back that maximizes warmth, minimizes weight, and enhances breathability. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT fabrics weigh less, take up less space, and deliver more insulation and breathability than most other fabrics in their class. These Mammut baselayers are constructed with neat flat-lock seams made with strongly entwined polyester, and feature a high collar for optimal neck protection, and a long front zip for rapid ventilation with a covered chin protector with a flat, nonprotruding edge.
    Mammut Eiswand Zip Pull Light - Built from one of the lightest iterations of Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT ever created, the Schneefeld & Eiswand Zip Pull Light are ideal baselayers that offer a high warmth to weight ratio, maximum moisture transport and very short dry times for excellent next-to-skin comfort in a wide range of temperatures. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT, a version of the popular Polartecr Power Dryr fabric designed to keep your skin dry when you sweat, is differentiated with a grid back that maximizes warmth, minimizes weight, and enhances breathability. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT fabrics weigh less, take up less space, and deliver more insulation and breathability than most other fabrics in their class. These Mammut baselayers are constructed with neat flat-lock seams made with strongly entwined polyester, and feature a high collar for optimal neck protection, and a long front zip for rapid ventilation with a covered chin protector with a flat, nonprotruding edge.
    Mammut Eiswand Zip Pull Light - Built from one of the lightest iterations of Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT ever created, the Schneefeld & Eiswand Zip Pull Light are ideal baselayers that offer a high warmth to weight ratio, maximum moisture transport and very short dry times for excellent next-to-skin comfort in a wide range of temperatures. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT, a version of the popular Polartecr Power Dryr fabric designed to keep your skin dry when you sweat, is differentiated with a grid back that maximizes warmth, minimizes weight, and enhances breathability. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT fabrics weigh less, take up less space, and deliver more insulation and breathability than most other fabrics in their class. These Mammut baselayers are constructed with neat flat-lock seams made with strongly entwined polyester, and feature a high collar for optimal neck protection, and a long front zip for rapid ventilation with a covered chin protector with a flat, nonprotruding edge.
  • Mammut Schneefeld Zip Pull Light - Built from one of the lightest iterations of Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT ever created, the Schneefeld & Eiswand Zip Pull Light are ideal baselayers that offer a high warmth to weight ratio, maximum moisture transport and very short dry times for excellent next-to-skin comfort in a wide range of temperatures. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT, a version of the popular Polartecr Power Dryr fabric designed to keep your skin dry when you sweat, is differentiated with a grid back that maximizes warmth, minimizes weight, and enhances breathability. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT fabrics weigh less, take up less space, and deliver more insulation and breathability than most other fabrics in their class.
    Mammut Schneefeld Zip Pull Light - Built from one of the lightest iterations of Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT ever created, the Schneefeld & Eiswand Zip Pull Light are ideal baselayers that offer a high warmth to weight ratio, maximum moisture transport and very short dry times for excellent next-to-skin comfort in a wide range of temperatures. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT, a version of the popular Polartecr Power Dryr fabric designed to keep your skin dry when you sweat, is differentiated with a grid back that maximizes warmth, minimizes weight, and enhances breathability. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT fabrics weigh less, take up less space, and deliver more insulation and breathability than most other fabrics in their class.
    Mammut Schneefeld Zip Pull Light - Built from one of the lightest iterations of Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT ever created, the Schneefeld & Eiswand Zip Pull Light are ideal baselayers that offer a high warmth to weight ratio, maximum moisture transport and very short dry times for excellent next-to-skin comfort in a wide range of temperatures. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT, a version of the popular Polartecr Power Dryr fabric designed to keep your skin dry when you sweat, is differentiated with a grid back that maximizes warmth, minimizes weight, and enhances breathability. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT fabrics weigh less, take up less space, and deliver more insulation and breathability than most other fabrics in their class.
    Mammut Schneefeld Zip Pull Light - Built from one of the lightest iterations of Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT ever created, the Schneefeld & Eiswand Zip Pull Light are ideal baselayers that offer a high warmth to weight ratio, maximum moisture transport and very short dry times for excellent next-to-skin comfort in a wide range of temperatures. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT, a version of the popular Polartecr Power Dryr fabric designed to keep your skin dry when you sweat, is differentiated with a grid back that maximizes warmth, minimizes weight, and enhances breathability. Polartecr Power Dryr High EfficiencyT fabrics weigh less, take up less space, and deliver more insulation and breathability than most other fabrics in their class.
  • NFMr Group Garmr All Weather Jacket - Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Garmr All Weather Jacket is a durable and light jacket developed with the Norwegian Army for military and law enforcement use with body armor. Designed for comfort and versatility, the Garmr All Weather Jacket employs air permeable Polartecr NeoShellr fabric to allow for moisture vapor transport, even at extremely low pressure levels. The Garmr All Weather Jacket is built from two different lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr to provide stretch for range of motion, reduced bulk, and increased durability - where you need it.
    NFMr Group Garmr All Weather Jacket - Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Garmr All Weather Jacket is a durable and light jacket developed with the Norwegian Army for military and law enforcement use with body armor. Designed for comfort and versatility, the Garmr All Weather Jacket employs air permeable Polartecr NeoShellr fabric to allow for moisture vapor transport, even at extremely low pressure levels. The Garmr All Weather Jacket is built from two different lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr to provide stretch for range of motion, reduced bulk, and increased durability - where you need it.
    NFMr Group Garmr All Weather Jacket - Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Garmr All Weather Jacket is a durable and light jacket developed with the Norwegian Army for military and law enforcement use with body armor. Designed for comfort and versatility, the Garmr All Weather Jacket employs air permeable Polartecr NeoShellr fabric to allow for moisture vapor transport, even at extremely low pressure levels. The Garmr All Weather Jacket is built from two different lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr to provide stretch for range of motion, reduced bulk, and increased durability - where you need it.
    NFMr Group Garmr All Weather Jacket - Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, the Garmr All Weather Jacket is a durable and light jacket developed with the Norwegian Army for military and law enforcement use with body armor. Designed for comfort and versatility, the Garmr All Weather Jacket employs air permeable Polartecr NeoShellr fabric to allow for moisture vapor transport, even at extremely low pressure levels. The Garmr All Weather Jacket is built from two different lightweight versions of Polartecr NeoShellr to provide stretch for range of motion, reduced bulk, and increased durability - where you need it.
  • No Gravity Mammoth Plus Diving Suit - Built using two different combinations of Polartecr fabrics for diving in extremely cold water, the Mammoth Plus is one of the most innovative diving undersuits in the world. The Mammoth Plus features the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, Polartecr NeoShellr, on the outside for added protection during flooding, Polartecr Power Dryr on the inside for insulation and next-to-skin wicking, and Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro on the sleeves, legs and cuffs to seal in warmth.
    No Gravity Mammoth Plus Diving Suit - Built using two different combinations of Polartecr fabrics for diving in extremely cold water, the Mammoth Plus is one of the most innovative diving undersuits in the world. The Mammoth Plus features the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, Polartecr NeoShellr, on the outside for added protection during flooding, Polartecr Power Dryr on the inside for insulation and next-to-skin wicking, and Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro on the sleeves, legs and cuffs to seal in warmth.
    No Gravity Mammoth Plus Diving Suit - Built using two different combinations of Polartecr fabrics for diving in extremely cold water, the Mammoth Plus is one of the most innovative diving undersuits in the world. The Mammoth Plus features the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, Polartecr NeoShellr, on the outside for added protection during flooding, Polartecr Power Dryr on the inside for insulation and next-to-skin wicking, and Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro on the sleeves, legs and cuffs to seal in warmth.
    No Gravity Mammoth Plus Diving Suit - Built using two different combinations of Polartecr fabrics for diving in extremely cold water, the Mammoth Plus is one of the most innovative diving undersuits in the world. The Mammoth Plus features the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, Polartecr NeoShellr, on the outside for added protection during flooding, Polartecr Power Dryr on the inside for insulation and next-to-skin wicking, and Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro on the sleeves, legs and cuffs to seal in warmth.
  • Norrona women's /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket - Norrona's warmest fleece jacket, the /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket is made of 40 recycled PET bottles, which were processed in cooperation with Unifi and Polartec to create the special recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric. Thus, not only is the fleece itself recyclable, the energy cost compared to a virgin polyester product was reduced by 20 percent. The particular recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric features a high loft interior, providing increased warmth without weight. Polartecr Wind Pror is four times more wind resistant than traditional fleece, highly breathable, durable, and water repellent, making the /29 up-cycled warm4 Jacket a very versatile product for the whole year.
    Norrona women's /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket - Norrona's warmest fleece jacket, the /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket is made of 40 recycled PET bottles, which were processed in cooperation with Unifi and Polartec to create the special recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric. Thus, not only is the fleece itself recyclable, the energy cost compared to a virgin polyester product was reduced by 20 percent. The particular recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric features a high loft interior, providing increased warmth without weight. Polartecr Wind Pror is four times more wind resistant than traditional fleece, highly breathable, durable, and water repellent, making the /29 up-cycled warm4 Jacket a very versatile product for the whole year.
    Norrona women's /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket - Norrona's warmest fleece jacket, the /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket is made of 40 recycled PET bottles, which were processed in cooperation with Unifi and Polartec to create the special recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric. Thus, not only is the fleece itself recyclable, the energy cost compared to a virgin polyester product was reduced by 20 percent. The particular recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric features a high loft interior, providing increased warmth without weight. Polartecr Wind Pror is four times more wind resistant than traditional fleece, highly breathable, durable, and water repellent, making the /29 up-cycled warm4 Jacket a very versatile product for the whole year.
    Norrona women's /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket - Norrona's warmest fleece jacket, the /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket is made of 40 recycled PET bottles, which were processed in cooperation with Unifi and Polartec to create the special recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric. Thus, not only is the fleece itself recyclable, the energy cost compared to a virgin polyester product was reduced by 20 percent. The particular recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric features a high loft interior, providing increased warmth without weight. Polartecr Wind Pror is four times more wind resistant than traditional fleece, highly breathable, durable, and water repellent, making the /29 up-cycled warm4 Jacket a very versatile product for the whole year.
  • Norrona men's /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket - Norrona's warmest fleece jacket, the /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket is made of 40 recycled PET bottles, which were processed in cooperation with Unifi and Polartec to create the special recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric. Thus, not only is the fleece itself recyclable, the energy cost compared to a virgin polyester product was reduced by 20 percent. The particular recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric features a high loft interior, providing increased warmth without weight. Polartecr Wind Pror is four times more wind resistant than traditional fleece, highly breathable, durable, and water repellent, making the /29 up-cycled warm4 Jacket a very versatile product for the whole year.
    Norrona men's /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket - Norrona's warmest fleece jacket, the /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket is made of 40 recycled PET bottles, which were processed in cooperation with Unifi and Polartec to create the special recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric. Thus, not only is the fleece itself recyclable, the energy cost compared to a virgin polyester product was reduced by 20 percent. The particular recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric features a high loft interior, providing increased warmth without weight. Polartecr Wind Pror is four times more wind resistant than traditional fleece, highly breathable, durable, and water repellent, making the /29 up-cycled warm4 Jacket a very versatile product for the whole year.
    Norrona men's /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket - Norrona's warmest fleece jacket, the /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket is made of 40 recycled PET bottles, which were processed in cooperation with Unifi and Polartec to create the special recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric. Thus, not only is the fleece itself recyclable, the energy cost compared to a virgin polyester product was reduced by 20 percent. The particular recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric features a high loft interior, providing increased warmth without weight. Polartecr Wind Pror is four times more wind resistant than traditional fleece, highly breathable, durable, and water repellent, making the /29 up-cycled warm4 Jacket a very versatile product for the whole year.
    Norrona men's /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket - Norrona's warmest fleece jacket, the /29 warm4 up-cycled Jacket is made of 40 recycled PET bottles, which were processed in cooperation with Unifi and Polartec to create the special recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric. Thus, not only is the fleece itself recyclable, the energy cost compared to a virgin polyester product was reduced by 20 percent. The particular recycled Polartecr Wind Pror fabric features a high loft interior, providing increased warmth without weight. Polartecr Wind Pror is four times more wind resistant than traditional fleece, highly breathable, durable, and water repellent, making the /29 up-cycled warm4 Jacket a very versatile product for the whole year.
  • Pro Skating Natasha - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
    Pro Skating Natasha - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
    Pro Skating Natasha - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
    Pro Skating Natasha - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
  • Pro Skating Swallow - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
    Pro Skating Swallow - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
    Pro Skating Swallow - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
    Pro Skating Swallow - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
  • Pro Skating Swallow - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
    Pro Skating Swallow - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
    Pro Skating Swallow - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
    Pro Skating Swallow - The Swallow ice skating training set and Natasha ice skating dress were developed for kids using Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro fabric to provide comfort, great moisture management, freedom of movement, thermal insulation, and unique aesthetics for figure skating. Polartecr Power Stretchr Pro, a version of the classic four-way stretch Polartecr Power Stretchr fabric designed to breathe, keep you dry when you sweat and provide warmth without weight, is differentiated with a durable nylon outer face the increases wind and abrasion resistance. The Swallow training set, which can be customized for both boys and girls, and the Natasha dress, are both comfortable and eye-catching garments that offer high durability for figure skating.
  • Rab Stretch Neo Gaiter - Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, Rab's Stretch Neo gaiters are built to provide durable protection while alpine climbing and trekking in rough terrain. Polartecr NeoShellr is the first fabric to combine the superior breathability, ventilation, and stretch of a soft shell with the waterproof performance of a hard shell, and Rab selected a version of Polartecr NeoShellr with stretch & recovery for increased active comfort. Additional product features include silicon grippers on calf and inner heel, a zipless front velcro closure, rubberised abrasion-resistant underboot straps, streamlined internal strap adjustments, drawcord top closures, and articulated secure lace hook.
    Rab Stretch Neo Gaiter - Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, Rab's Stretch Neo gaiters are built to provide durable protection while alpine climbing and trekking in rough terrain. Polartecr NeoShellr is the first fabric to combine the superior breathability, ventilation, and stretch of a soft shell with the waterproof performance of a hard shell, and Rab selected a version of Polartecr NeoShellr with stretch & recovery for increased active comfort. Additional product features include silicon grippers on calf and inner heel, a zipless front velcro closure, rubberised abrasion-resistant underboot straps, streamlined internal strap adjustments, drawcord top closures, and articulated secure lace hook.
    Rab Stretch Neo Gaiter - Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, Rab's Stretch Neo gaiters are built to provide durable protection while alpine climbing and trekking in rough terrain. Polartecr NeoShellr is the first fabric to combine the superior breathability, ventilation, and stretch of a soft shell with the waterproof performance of a hard shell, and Rab selected a version of Polartecr NeoShellr with stretch & recovery for increased active comfort. Additional product features include silicon grippers on calf and inner heel, a zipless front velcro closure, rubberised abrasion-resistant underboot straps, streamlined internal strap adjustments, drawcord top closures, and articulated secure lace hook.
    Rab Stretch Neo Gaiter - Made of Polartecr NeoShellr, the most breathable waterproof fabric on the market, Rab's Stretch Neo gaiters are built to provide durable protection while alpine climbing and trekking in rough terrain. Polartecr NeoShellr is the first fabric to combine the superior breathability, ventilation, and stretch of a soft shell with the waterproof performance of a hard shell, and Rab selected a version of Polartecr NeoShellr with stretch & recovery for increased active comfort. Additional product features include silicon grippers on calf and inner heel, a zipless front velcro closure, rubberised abrasion-resistant underboot straps, streamlined internal strap adjustments, drawcord top closures, and articulated secure lace hook.
  • Rapha Pro Team Jacket
    Rapha Pro Team Jacket
    Rapha Pro Team Jacket
    Rapha Pro Team Jacket
  • Ternua men's Liffey Fleece - The Saintfield and Liffey Jackets are very attractive men's and women's jackets that can be used for any outdoor activity and everyday life. Made of a unique version of Polartecr Thermal Pror with a distinctive surface texture and jacquard stripes, the fabric is designed to provide warmth without weight, high breathability, and quick dry times for versatile use. Smart details like welded zipper pockets, contrasting zippers and elastic binding contrast complete these pieces.
    Ternua men's Liffey Fleece - The Saintfield and Liffey Jackets are very attractive men's and women's jackets that can be used for any outdoor activity and everyday life. Made of a unique version of Polartecr Thermal Pror with a distinctive surface texture and jacquard stripes, the fabric is designed to provide warmth without weight, high breathability, and quick dry times for versatile use. Smart details like welded zipper pockets, contrasting zippers and elastic binding contrast complete these pieces.
    Ternua men's Liffey Fleece - The Saintfield and Liffey Jackets are very attractive men's and women's jackets that can be used for any outdoor activity and everyday life. Made of a unique version of Polartecr Thermal Pror with a distinctive surface texture and jacquard stripes, the fabric is designed to provide warmth without weight, high breathability, and quick dry times for versatile use. Smart details like welded zipper pockets, contrasting zippers and elastic binding contrast complete these pieces.
    Ternua men's Liffey Fleece - The Saintfield and Liffey Jackets are very attractive men's and women's jackets that can be used for any outdoor activity and everyday life. Made of a unique version of Polartecr Thermal Pror with a distinctive surface texture and jacquard stripes, the fabric is designed to provide warmth without weight, high breathability, and quick dry times for versatile use. Smart details like welded zipper pockets, contrasting zippers and elastic binding contrast complete these pieces.
  • Ternua Saintfield Fleece - The Saintfield and Liffey Jackets are very attractive men's and women's jackets that can be used for any outdoor activity and everyday life. Made of a unique version of Polartecr Thermal Pror with a distinctive surface texture and jacquard stripes, the fabric is designed to provide warmth without weight, high breathability, and quick dry times for versatile use. Smart details like welded zipper pockets, contrasting zippers and elastic binding contrast complete these pieces.
    Ternua Saintfield Fleece - The Saintfield and Liffey Jackets are very attractive men's and women's jackets that can be used for any outdoor activity and everyday life. Made of a unique version of Polartecr Thermal Pror with a distinctive surface texture and jacquard stripes, the fabric is designed to provide warmth without weight, high breathability, and quick dry times for versatile use. Smart details like welded zipper pockets, contrasting zippers and elastic binding contrast complete these pieces.
    Ternua Saintfield Fleece - The Saintfield and Liffey Jackets are very attractive men's and women's jackets that can be used for any outdoor activity and everyday life. Made of a unique version of Polartecr Thermal Pror with a distinctive surface texture and jacquard stripes, the fabric is designed to provide warmth without weight, high breathability, and quick dry times for versatile use. Smart details like welded zipper pockets, contrasting zippers and elastic binding contrast complete these pieces.
    Ternua Saintfield Fleece - The Saintfield and Liffey Jackets are very attractive men's and women's jackets that can be used for any outdoor activity and everyday life. Made of a unique version of Polartecr Thermal Pror with a distinctive surface texture and jacquard stripes, the fabric is designed to provide warmth without weight, high breathability, and quick dry times for versatile use. Smart details like welded zipper pockets, contrasting zippers and elastic binding contrast complete these pieces.
(Lawrence, Mass.) - Polartec, LLC, the developer, manufacturer and marketer of Polartec® performance fabrics, announces the European APEX Design Award winners for 2012. (Click here to see the North American winners). This prestigious honor goes to the finest Polartec®-based garments that will be available to consumers in the fall of 2012. A panel of judges selected the winners based on the style, function, workmanship, and fit of the garments as well as the most innovative and appropriate uses of Polartec fabrics in the designs.

Out of the dozens of garments submitted, the judges selected 13 European APEX winners ranging from highly efficient next-to-skin layers, to diving-specific insulation layers, to the latest and most innovative extreme weather protection garments and accessories. And the winners are:

  • 66North Eldborg Jacket - Polartec® Power Shield® Pro
  • Eider Uphill Jacket & Uphill Pant - Polartec® NeoShell®
  • Karpos Marmolada Jacket - Polartec® NeoShell®
  • Kjus Equilibrium Jacket - Polartec® Power Shield® Pro
  • Lafuma Peak Neo Jacket - Polartec® NeoShell®
  • Mammut Schneefeld Zip Pull Light & Eiswand Zip Pull Light - Polartec® Power Dry® High Efficiency™
  • NFM® Group Garm All Weather Jacket - Polartec® NeoShell®
  • No Gravity Mammoth Plus Diving Suit - Polartec® NeoShell®, Power Dry®, Power Stretch®
  • Norrona /29 warm4 Up-Cycled Jacket - Polartec® Wind Pro®
  • Pro Skating Swallow & Natasha - Polartec® Power Stretch® Pro
  • Rab Stretch Neo Gaiter - Polartec® NeoShell®
  • Rapha Pro Team Jacket - Polartec® Power Shield®
  • Ternua Saintfield & Liffey Fleece Jackets - Polartec® Thermal Pro®
Please click photos and view captions for full product descriptions.

In addition to a Tiffany crystal award and bragging rights for a year, manufacturers can participate in a custom hangtag program promoting the winning garments at the consumer level. Polartec also provides additional marketing support through product placement with media and events. Past winners can testify that the Polartec APEX Award drives sell-through.

About Polartec, LLC
Polartec, LLC is the developer, manufacturer, and marketer of Polartec® performance fabrics. Polartec® products range from lightweight wicking base layers, to insulation layers, to extreme weather protection and are utilized by the best clothing brands in the world. For more information, visit polartec.com.