Past Winners

2019 Apex Winners

66°North x Ganni Kria NeoShell Jacket

A collaboration merging Iclandic technical know-how with Danish style, referencing 66°North’s first outdoor performance jacket from the 90s, with Polartec® NeoShell®, the most breathable waterproof fabric

8Js Jackie Blazer

A technical reinterpretation of the classic menswear style from the emerging motorsports-inspired Italian fashion label, constructed from highly breathable and water resistant Polartec® Power Shield® Pro soft shell, with breathable military-grade Polartec® Alpha® insulation

Bally Super Smash Techno Jacket

A masterpiece of three Polartec technologies––Polartec® NeoShell® breathable waterproof exterior, military-grade Polartec® Alpha® insulation, and cozy Polartec micro fleece lining––from the Swiss fashion brand

Burton Mine77 Power Air Top and Power Air Pants

A versatile top and bottom combo employing new Polartec® Power Air™ fabric which encapsulates air to regulate body heat while minimizing fiber shedding, part of Jake Burton’s Mine77 signature product collection

Crazy Idea T-Shirt Delta Woman

A technical shirt from the Italian ski touring company, designed for summer training, with Polartec® Delta™ cooling fabric

Diadora x LC23 N9000 H Leo Colacicco

An innovative version of Diadora’s original running shoe, with a striking Polartec® Thermal Pro® shearling fleece upper and nubuck details

Dudley Stephens Ashford Poncho

An elevated poncho silhouette with a stand-up collar and flattering cut, wearable over the shoulders or zipped for indoor-outdoor versatility, made of a Polartec® Thermal Pro® fleece with a curly pile aesthetic

Fusalp Monza Combinasion​

A Formula 1-inspired ski suit made of breathable military-grade Polartec® Alpha® insulation for a combination of thermoregulation, lightweight free movement and slenderness from the French ski apparel brand

Giro Emerge, Jackson, Range, Union, Vue and Zone MIPS

Premium snow helmets lined with Polartec® Power Grid® fabric for ultimate fit, moisture management and temperature regulation

Globe Polartec Crew

A crewneck sweater with a complex design featuring a unique patchwork construction of Polartec® 300 series shearling fleeces from the Australian skate and surf brand

LC23 Coat Thermal Pro

A smart trench coat made of a Polartec® Thermal Pro® fleece with a sweater knit aesthetic, from the emerging Italian fashion label

NOBULL Soft Shell Jacket

A versatile full-zip hooded jacket made of highly breathable and water-resistant Polartec® Power Shield® Pro fabric for comfort throughout a wide range of conditions and activity levels, from the athletic training brand

Santini Adapt Bib Tight, Alpha Baselayer, Alpha Under-Gloves and Vega Multi Jacket

Advanced cold weather cycling solutions including 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 a jacket made of Polartec® Power Shield® Pro, all providing exceptional breathability, moisture management and thermoregulation for complete thermal balance in diverse climatic conditions from the Italian cycling brand

The Full List of 2019 Winners

  • 66°North x Ganni Kria NeoShell Jacket​, a collaboration merging Iclandic technical know-how with Danish style, referencing 66°North’s first outdoor performance jacket from the 90s, with Polartec® NeoShell®, the most breathable waterproof fabric
  • 8Js Jackie Blazer​, a technical reinterpretation of the classic menswear style from the emerging motorsports-inspired Italian fashion label, constructed from highly breathable and water resistant Polartec® Power Shield® Pro soft shell, with breathable military-grade Polartec® Alpha® insulation
  • Bally Super Smash Techno Jacket​, a masterpiece of three Polartec technologies––Polartec® NeoShell® breathable waterproof exterior, military-grade Polartec® Alpha® insulation, and cozy Polartec micro fleece lining––from the Swiss fashion brand
  • Burton Mine77 Power Air Top and Power Air Pants​, a versatile top and bottom combo employing new Polartec® Power Air™ fabric which encapsulates air to regulate body heat while minimizing fiber shedding, part of Jake Burton’s Mine77 signature product collection
  • Crazy Idea T-Shirt Delta Woman​, a technical shirt from the Italian ski touring company,designed for summer training, with Polartec® Delta™ cooling fabric
  • Diadora x LC23 N9000 H Leo Colacicco​, an innovative version of Diadora’s original running shoe, with a striking Polartec® Thermal Pro® shearling fleece upper and nubuck details
  • Dudley Stephens Ashford Poncho​, an elevated poncho silhouette with a stand-up collar and flattering cut, wearable over the shoulders or zipped for indoor-outdoor versatility, made of a Polartec® Thermal Pro® fleece with a curly pile aesthetic
  • Fusalp Monza Combinasion​, a Formula 1-inspired ski suit made of breathable military-grade Polartec® Alpha® insulation for a combination of thermoregulation,lightweight free movement and slenderness from the French ski apparel brand
  • Giro Emerge, Jackson, Range, Union, Vue and Zone MIPS​, premium snow helmets lined with Polartec® Power Grid® fabric for ultimate fit, moisture management and temperature regulation
  • Globe Polartec Crew​, a crewneck sweater with a complex design featuring a unique patchwork construction of Polartec® 300 series shearling fleeces from the Australian skate and surf brand
  • LC23 Coat Thermal Pro​, a smart trench coat made of a Polartec® Thermal Pro® fleece with a sweater knit aesthetic, from the emerging Italian fashion label
  • NOBULL Soft Shell Jacket​, a versatile full-zip hooded jacket made of highly breathable and water-resistant Polartec® Power Shield® Pro fabric for comfort throughout a wide range of conditions and activity levels, from the athletic training brand
  • Santini Adapt Bib Tight, Alpha Baselayer, Alpha Under-Gloves and Vega MultiJacket​, advanced cold weather cycling solutions including 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 a jacket made of Polartec® PowerShield® Pro, all providing exceptional breathability, moisture management and thermoregulation for complete thermal balance in diverse climatic conditions from the Italian cycling brand

2018 Apex Winners

Bight Gear Swelter Jacket

An insulating parka for cold conditions made from 100g Polartec® Power Fill™ insulation (also available in women’s).

Bonne Gueule Blouson Épais Laine Cardée

A clean and versatile jacket made of Polartec® Alpha® insulation, with a Jules Tournier fabric lining, and a wool exterior.

Burton women’s [ak]® Turbine Quarter Zip Fleece and Pant

A cozy fleece outfit made of Polartec® High Loft™ fleece, originally designed for the U.S.A. Olympic Snowboarding uniforms.

Crazy Idea Skinny Woman Suit

A ski mountaineering racing suit made of Polartec® Power Stretch® fabric.

Crye Precision G4 Hot Weather Combat Shirt

A light, breathable combat shirt made of Polartec® Power Dry® fabric, available winter 2019.

Dainese Flexagon PL Waistcoat

A winter sports back protector vest made of Polartec® Power Wool™ fabric.

Filson NeoShell® Reliance Jacket

A practical jacket made from breathable waterproof Polartec® NeoShell® fabric.

LC23 Polartec Down Jacket

A reversible jacket with Polartec® Classic fleece on the intended exterior.

Rag & Bone Fleece Tactic Jacket

A cozy, protective hooded jacket made of Polartec® Windbloc® softshell with a plush High Loft™ lining.

Reusch Jérémie Heitz Promodel

Freeride ski gloves designed with breathable Polartec® Alpha® insulation for outstanding grip and tactility.

Rhone Delta Pique Polo

A versatile polo shirt made of Polartec® Delta™ cooling fabric.

Santini Vega Xtreme

A high performance cold weather cycling jacket made of protective Polartec® Windbloc® fabric with breathable Alpha® insulation.

Sportful R&D Intensity Jacket

A cool weather cycling jacket designed for intense riding, made with breathable Polartec® Alpha® insulation.

Todd Snyder + Champion Sherpa Tipped Sweatshirt

A sweatshirt inspired by Champion’s iconic design, made from a Polartec® Thermal Pro® fabric with a shearling aesthetic.

The Full List of 2018 Winners

  • Bight Gear Swelter Jacket, an insulating parka for cold conditions made from 100g Polartec® Power Fill™ insulation (also available in men’s)
  • Bonne Gueule Blouson Épais Laine Cardée, a clean and versatile jacket made of Polartec® Alpha® insulation, with a Jules Tournier fabric lining, and a wool exterior
  • Burton women’s [ak]® Turbine Quarter Zip Fleece and Pant, a cozy fleece outfit made of Polartec® High Loft™ fleece, originally designed for the U.S.A. Olympic Snowboarding uniforms
  • Crazy Idea Skinny Woman Suit, a ski mountaineering racing suit made of Polartec® Power Stretch® fabric
  • Crye Precision G4 Hot Weather Combat Shirt, a light, breathable combat shirt made of Polartec® Power Dry® fabric, available winter 2019
  • Dainese Flexagon PL Waistcoat, a winter sports back protector vest made of Polartec® Power Wool™ fabric
  • Filson NeoShell® Reliance Jacket, a practical jacket made from breathable waterproof Polartec® NeoShell® fabric
  • LC23 Polartec Down Jacket, a reversible jacket with Polartec® Classic fleece on the intended exterior
  • Rag & Bone Fleece Tactic Jacket, a cozy, protective hooded jacket made of Polartec® Windbloc® softshell with a plush High Loft™ lining
  • Reusch Jérémie Heitz Promodel, freeride ski gloves designed with breathable Polartec® Alpha® insulation for outstanding grip and tactility
  • Rhone Delta Pique Polo, a versatile polo shirt made of Polartec® Delta™ cooling fabric
  • Santini Vega Xtreme, a high performance cold weather cycling jacket made of protective Polartec® Windbloc® fabric with breathable Alpha® insulation
  • Sportful R&D Intensity Jacket, a cool weather cycling jacket designed for intense riding, made with breathable Polartec® Alpha® insulation
  • Todd Snyder + Champion Sherpa Tipped Sweatshirt, a sweatshirt inspired by Champion’s iconic design, made from a Polartec® Thermal Pro® fabric with a shearling aesthetic

2017 Apex Winners

Adidas Terrex Agravic Alpha Hooded Shield Jacket

A women’s outdoor jacket made with Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Tim Maud

Arc’teryx Nyara Wrap

A fleece wrap layer made from Polartec® Thermal Pro® fleece, designed by Edita Hadravska

Blackyak Combat Shirt

A hybrid shirt made from Polartec® Power Grid® fleece, designed by David Randall

Burton Minturn Hooded Full-Zip Fleece

A midweight fleece layer made from Polartec® Classic shearling fleece

Citera Neocity-65 Jkt

A practical M65-style jacket made from Polartec® NeoShell® breathable waterproof fabric, designed by Naoki Ei

Fox Racing Attack Pro Jersey

An advanced mountain bike jersey made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by Jake Theno

Mountain Hardwear Atherm Hooded Jacket

An ultimate breathable insulation piece, made from an extraordinary combination of Polartec® Alpha® Direct, Polartec® Alpha®, and Polartec® High Loft™ insulations

Norrøna lofoten Power Shield Pro Alpha Jacket

A revolutionary jacket made from a unique combination of Polartec® Power Shield® Pro breathable weather protection and Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by the Norrøna R&D department

Oiselle Flyout Tank

Short Sleeve and Long Sleeve, women’s tops made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by Nelle Horsley

P1G-Tac FRS Delta

A hot-weather field training shirt made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by 281Z Development Group (Konstantyn Lesnik, Oleksandr Polevara, Valery Chernenko, Artem Livushevsky)

Taylor Stitch Hawkins Jacket

A classic 60/40-style jacket made from new knit Polartec® NeoShell® breathable waterproof fabric, designed by Nick Kemp

The Full List of 2017 Winners

  • Adidas Terrex Agravic Alpha Hooded Shield Jacket: a women’s outdoor jacket made with Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Tim Maud
  • Arc’teryx Nyara Wrap: a fleece wrap layer made from Polartec® Thermal Pro® fleece, designed by Edita Hadravska
  • Blackyak Combat Shirt: a hybrid shirt made from Polartec® Power Grid® fleece, designed by David Randall
  • Burton Minturn Hooded Full-Zip Fleece: a midweight fleece layer made from Polartec® Classic shearling fleece
  • Citera Neocity-65 Jkt: a practical M65-style jacket made from Polartec® NeoShell® breathable waterproof fabric, designed by Naoki Ei
  • Fox Racing Attack Pro Jersey: an advanced mountain bike jersey made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by Jake Theno
  • Mountain Hardwear Atherm Hooded Jacket: an ultimate breathable insulation piece, made from an extraordinary combination of Polartec® Alpha® Direct, Polartec® Alpha®, and Polartec® High Loft™ insulations
  • Norrøna lofoten Power Shield Pro Alpha Jacket: a revolutionary jacket made from a unique combination of Polartec® Power Shield® Pro breathable weather protection and Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by the Norrøna R&D department
  • Oiselle Flyout Tank: Short Sleeve and Long Sleeve, women’s tops made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by Nelle Horsley
  • P1G-Tac FRS Delta: a hot-weather field training shirt made from Polartec® Delta® cooling fabric, designed by 281Z Development Group (Konstantyn Lesnik, Oleksandr Polevara, Valery Chernenko, Artem Livushevsky)
  • Taylor Stitch Hawkins Jacket: a classic 60/40-style jacket made from new knit Polartec® NeoShell® breathable waterproof fabric, designed by Nick Kemp

2016 Apex Winners

Altra Lone Peak 3.0 NeoShell Mid

A trail shoe made of Polartec® NeoShell® fabric, designed by Steve Shorten

Black Crows Corpus Jacket

A cozy fleece made of Polartec® Thermal Pro® fabric, designed by Camille Kunz

Eric Bompard Camionneur Polartec

A zipped pullover turtleneck sweater made of Polartec® Power Wool™ fabric, designed by Lucille Léorat

DragonWear Elements Flak Jacket

Flame resistant performance outerwear made of Polartec® Wind Pro® FR and Hardface™ FR fabrics, designed by Rosalie Lovett and Emelia Black

Joseph Abboud Memory Coat

Casual and sporty outerwear made of Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Toshiko Iijima

Molosser Apparel Aegis All-Weather Dog Jacket

A technical soft shell jacket for dogs made of Polartec® NeoShell® and Windbloc® fabrics, designed by David Wayne Cockrell and Larry Louis Herman

Nike Aerolayer Vest

A golf vest made with Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Abby Swancutt, James Drew and Scott Hutsenpiller

Rapha Brevet Alpha Vest

A lightweight and packable cycling vest made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Alex Valdman and Graeme Raeburn

Reebok Polartec Alpha Lightweight Warmth Vest and Jacket

Lightweight running outerwear made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Ashlie Malouin

Red Fox Sleeping Bag-Backpack Alpha

An ultralight three-in-one sleeping bag / cloak / backpack combo made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Zoya Spirina

Reigning Champ Ripstop Insulated Bomber

A classic silhouette made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Tung Vo

Salewa Pedroc Alpha Jacket

A mountain training jacket made from Polartec® Alpha® Insulation, designed by Dennis Hinze

The Full List of 2016 Winners

  • Altra Lone Peak 3.0 NeoShell Mid: a trail shoe made of Polartec® NeoShell® fabric, designed by Steve Shorten
  • Black Crows Corpus Jacket: a cozy fleece made of Polartec® Thermal Pro® fabric, designed by Camille Kunz
  • Eric Bompard Camionneur Polartec: a zipped pullover turtleneck sweater made of Polartec® Power Wool™ fabric, designed by Lucille Léorat
  • DragonWear Elements Flak Jacket: flame resistant performance outerwear made of Polartec® Wind Pro® FR and Hardface™ FR fabrics, designed by Rosalie Lovett and Emelia Black
  • Joseph Abboud Memory Coat: casual and sporty outerwear made of Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Toshiko Iijima
  • Louis Garneau Cove Hybrid Jacket and Rocket Skirt: active insulation products made of Polartec® Alpha®, designed by the Louis Garneau Sports Design Team
  • Molosser Apparel Aegis All-Weather Dog Jacket: a technical soft shell jacket for dogs made of Polartec® NeoShell® and Windbloc® fabrics, designed by David Wayne Cockrell and Larry Louis Herman
  • Nike Aerolayer Vest: a golf vest made with Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Abby Swancutt, James Drew and Scott Hutsenpiller
  • Rapha Brevet Alpha Vest: a lightweight and packable cycling vest made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Alex Valdman and Graeme Raeburn
  • Reebok Polartec Alpha Lightweight Warmth Vest and Jacket: lightweight running outerwear made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Ashlie Malouin
  • Red Fox Sleeping Bag-Backpack Alpha: an ultralight three-in-one sleeping bag / cloak / backpack combo made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Zoya Spirina
  • Reigning Champ Ripstop Insulated Bomber: a classic silhouette made from Polartec® Alpha® insulation, designed by Tung Vo
  • Salewa Pedroc Alpha Jacket: a mountain training jacket made from Polartec® Alpha® Insulation, designed by Dennis Hinze