Collection development

Pattern construction


Sabine Ladwig Personal data

2004Founding of the company hotkey.

1995 – 2004Patternmaker for the market leaders of fashion industry

1991 – 1994 Tailoring apprendiceship, Sartoria Managano, Genoa, Italy

1988 – 1991 University of applied sciense, Italian Fashion s.r.l. Genoa, Italy Certificate as tailor and patternmaker

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Technical Product Development

Development in the area of Technical Product Development at the headquarter in Düsseldorf and in Shenzhen, China. As a vertically integrated global company with a worldwide production environment, Esprit needs a centrally controlled product development. Wherein the entire creative development and quality management remains in the Headquarter Ratingen.


Fit development and fit assurance throughout the entire size range, including a uniform processing standard for all product categories of womens wear, regardless of the worldwide production environment.


Development of a pool of basic patterns as a basis for uniform, worldwide style development, including grading.


Development of an individual grading with the best fit distribution for the european, asian and american market. Documentation of all value specifications.


Defining processing standards, uniforme workman ship, equipment variations and defining technical trimmings.


Training of CAD applications and pattern making in the Esprit fit department  and in Shenzhen, China. Consulting, training of patternmakers and of suppliers.

Development production line Dynamik

Setting up a new product range for trade and industry, which on the one hand corresponds to the modern optical requirements and at the same time allows maximum freedom of movement, functionality and durability.


Fit development with ergonomic details considering a very large size range for man and woman for trade and industry customers.


Derivation and further development for warning protection, heat and flame protection, weatherproof outdoor, and analogue development of men’s products on women’s products.



Grading for standard short and long sizes for men and women including detailed block grading for functional elements: pockets and details.


Supporting and securing the pre production samples in the manufacturing plants with regard to MEWA quality standards.

Sabine LadwigContact

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Mail Sabine Ladwig

+49 175 9569334

VAT- Id- Nr. DE238185847

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