The most common reason for high return rates is incorrect sizing or fit.

One of retail's biggest challenges - getting the right fit for an entire target group - every season.

Hohenstein is a pioneer in fit and pattern development.

From idea to market launch.

Hohenstein textile engineers provide customized support at every stage. Reduce development time and eliminate costly errors with modular services in 3D/4D scanning, 3D modeling, size charts, pattern development, fit testing, consulting and training.

Sourcing Journal: Tools for the right fit

​​​​​​​Use our tools.

We have invested in state-of-the art technology and conduct research on best practices.

Access better data.

We measure your target group during realistic movements and develop custom 3D avatars so that designs are based on realistic body shapes.

Ensure quality.

Fit testing on humans, clear communication and 3rd party audits ensure quality throughout the process.

Fitting complements.


Product development requires solutions tailored to the application.

Ben Mead
Managing Director
Hohenstein Institute America