German brand ITEM m6 has picked up a top design award for its Soft Touch Tights.

The label sought off designers, manufacturers and architects from 57 countries to win the Red Dot Award for Product Design.

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The members of the RED DOT panel of judges tested, discussed and assessed over 5,200 designs as part of a multi-day evaluation process.

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This is the fourth time ITEM m6 has received a Red Dot award in two years.

The competition has previously recognised the brand for its Invisible tights, Shape Translucent tights and superior packaging.

The Soft Touch Tights are made with ‘high capillary fibres’ to create a garment that feels like a second skin.

Available in 50 denier, the tights include ITEM m6’ renowned compression technology, the high-tech Form-Fit Thread.

It is this thread, in particular, that creates a smooth silhouette, without causing slipping or pinching.