New sustainable material innovations awarded at Performance Days

Another digital Performance Days fair has concluded – check out the innovative and sustainable materials that won this round of awards!

The digital trade fair kicked off on May 17 through to May 21, providing online access to information, current trends, all the latest material innovations and enhanced tools while providing industry actors the opportunity to interact with one another and with exhibitors.  High on the “must see” list of attendees is the awards, and the jury once again presented two awards for outstanding new developments for the Spring/Summer 2023 season.

Discover this year’s winners of the Performance Award and Eco Performance Award:

Eco Performance Award Winner:

2174R by Utenos Trikotazas

With its fully biodegradable, brushed fleece material made of 11% hemp, 63% organic cotton and 26 % Tencel, Utenos Trikotazas fully convinced the jury and picked up the ECO PERFORMANCE AWARD for its sustainable comfort. The extremely comfy material is pleasant on the skin and impresses with an incredibly soft feel. Hemp is known for its natural anti-bacterial properties and natural UV protection. In combination with organic cotton and Tencel, this fabric guarantees ideal warmth and odor regulation.


Performance Award Winner:

SLICKRB by Trenchant Textiles

Trenchant Textiles combined functional features with fashionable design in its new fabric construction. The membrane on the outer side, SlickrB, is made of non-toxic, sustainable polypropylene membrane. By printing dot patterns on the surface of the membrane, the fabric provides greater abrasion resistance while maintaining its breathability properties. TT’s PP fabrics can help brands close the loop and achieve circularity by providing a PFC free solution for durable and technical outdoor garments.


About Performance Days

Performance Days is the sourcing fair for functional fabrics and accessories where designers, product and purchasing managers, decision makers as well as start-ups for sportswear, sportive fashion, athleisure and workwear collections appreciate go to get inspired by the latest trends, innovations and product launches.


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