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Suit up before clicking 'pay'

A measurement tool makes shopping online for clothes which fit a breeze, but the variety of garments on offer leaves much to be desired

Ever bought clothes online that did not fit despite them being your size? Sizing variability often makes apparel shopping on the Internet a hit-and-miss affair, but the Zozosuit intends to change that.

The Zozosuit, from online shopping platform Zozo, is a measurement tool for clothes. It comprises a pair of leggings and a top, which have more than 350 white dots that are high-tech sensors. These dots serve as markers during the measurement process.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 19, 2018, with the headline 'Suit up before clicking 'pay''. Print Edition | Subscribe