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Awardees Fall/Winter 2023/2024

The ISPO Textrends jury selected the most innovative products of each category. Out of these items the Best Product, the Top Ten or Top Five products as well as some additional Selection products were chosen. ISPO is very pleased to share the awardees for Fall/Winter 2023/24 with the textile industry.

All Products can be found in the digital Trendbook. This interactive PDF features the most innovative products, provides valuable sourcing contacts and is the ideal working tool for all designers and product managers.

Accelerated Eco

Recycled synthetics and innovative performance yarns that require reduced heat for settability, heightened efficiency in terms of water and energy savings, a reduction of waste and reduced processes through the textile chain. Not only recycled yarn as such, but more on conventional yarn for long-lasting products, dope-dyed yarns for water and energy saving, efficiency on low heat settability or biodegradable yarns, natural dyes etc.

Performing Finishes

Products that are using anti-odor, anti-bacterial or protective finishes for well-being and personal protection – Far Infra-red – chromatic change coating – reflective finishes – smart finishes etc.

Base Layer

Next-to-skin fabrics for technical underwear, with pre-shaping, support, thermal or moisture management performance. Softness, comfort, anti-bacterial or eco-friendly properties are added values.

Second Layer

Fleece fabrics, lightweight protective fabrics performance linings, stretch or non-stretch; usable for thermal characteristics. Natural fibers from wool and cotton to eco-friendly and sustainable fibers, including cellulosic.

Outer Layer

Lightweight but ultra-resistant woven fabrics, coated or not, and technical membranes. Stretch, waterproof, windproof, multi-layer for ultimate protection against the elements.

Membranes & Coatings

Technical membranes, stretch, waterproof, windproof with two- or three-layer for ultimate protection against the elements. Reflective, UV-resistant, windproof and waterproof.

Street Sports

Fabrics range from ubiquitous denim with new performance levels to lighter functional fabrics and finishes with a fashionable edge that meets the demand of today’s urban offering for second and outer layers.

Soft Equipment

Performance products for tents, backpacks, sleeping bags, shoes, etc. Lightweight, durable, abrasion-resistant, UV-protecting, waterproof, etc. are required benefits.

Fibers & Insulations

Traditional feather down, hollow and cross-section man-made or natural fibers with enhanced benefits for activewear.


Trims like films and tapes for sewn and heat-welded applications. Technical ribbons and cords Stretch, reflective, waterproof is a plus.



Accessories are innovative zippers, buckles, buttons, labels, etc. New eco-friendly developments, watertight, windproof performance. Low weight and durability are added values.