Clear, specific criteria are an important part of the jury selection.

ISPO Textrends Criteria Fall/Winter

The international and independent jury judges each entry according to specific criteria. Some applicants provide test results approved by an independent laboratory or a certificate of an independent institute (e.g. bluesign) in order to help the jury to make the best decisions.

The more information provided based on these criteria, the bigger the chances to be selected by the jury.

PERFORMANCE

DEFINITION
Evaluate the primary performance of the product in improving the wearer's activity level; enhanced performance like moisture management; energizing properties; FIR fabrics; compression

PROCEDURE
According to international textile standards. If two or more samples are on the same level, the construction, style, colors added value etc. will be compared

BEST HAND

DEFINITION
Touch and feel (may also apply to a multi-functional fabric that is incredibly soft and lightweight).

PROCEDURE
Sensory test – Lightweight can be defines for each category separately.

CREATIVITY

DEFINITION
Applies to a trim or print technique. Strong fashion aspect, especially regarding importance of brand names on garment.

PROCEDURE
Sensory test, based on the jury's experience; judging based on congruence with ISPO trends, plus the use of new technology e.g. printing etc.

INNOVATION

DEFINITION
Genuinely new development or process (use of brand new fibers, innovative combination, special fibers...).

PROCEDURE
Rated 1-5, the newer the innovation, the more points will be given.

ECO/SUSTAINABILITY

DEFINITION
Applies to waste reduction, low energy and water use in production and recycling criteria - depends widely on accepted certificates.

PROCEDURE
Rated 1-5 in two areas, total reduction in comparison to the prior year and total consumption per unit.

BEST MULTI-FUNCTION

DEFINITION
Evaluation of the product's number of powerful performance characteristics (laminated or bonded fabrics).

PROCEDURE
According to international textile standards. If two or more samples are on the same level, the construction, style, colors, added value, etc. will be compared

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