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|German to English translations [PRO]|
Art/Literary - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
|German term or phrase: Shinys|
|From a fashion magazine:|
"Der Experimentierfreudigkeit mit Stoffen scheinen keine Grenzen gesetzt zu sein. An erster Stelle stehen hochwertige glänzende Optiken wie ***Shinys***, die durch Garnveredelungen und spezielle Beschichtungen entstehen. ... Als Alternative zu stumpfen und offenen Strukturen bieten die ***Shinys*** kleine Highlights."
I couldn't find much evidence of "shiny" being used as a noun in English, so am considering using it as an adjective in my translation (e.g. shiny fabrics, shiny materials), but was wondering if there's another way of translating it/a more common term.
The latest swimwear collections will feature subtle ribbing, raised dots, wrinkled feel, matte and high-shine fabrics. by staff writer Dannie Chiu, ...
Fake fur (especially pony) is all over town, with snake-printed jeans and high-shine fabrics from silver leather through slithering satin dresses. ...
The flowers at Jose Levy came pinned to shoulder (and more unlikely places) on skinny-cut separates that managed, in their high-shine fabrics and sexy cuts, ...
www.iht.com/articles/2000/07/11/ffile.2.t.php - 27k
Halter neck dresses with an A-line skirt are great for special events but go easy on high-shine fabrics, which bounces light off curves. Must Buys: ...
Things to avoid: chiffon and other filmy fabrics, heavy/dense sequin and bead work, ... heavy use of satin or "high shine" fabrics, gauntlets or epaulettes, ...
Quilted, patent, and high-shine fabrics are set to be huge fall hits. Why not express your fashion know-how now? Add gloss with a daring dash of polished ...
Oden Wilson’s collection of high-tech chic-sportswear in high-shine fabrics, pink PVC and brocades, with rucksacks built into the back of garments and a nod ...
The 1970s' disco look popularized electric colors, high-shine fabrics, and men's white polyester suits. Music has also inspired fashion. ...
Narrow tailoring in high-shine fabrics and fine weave wools, simple white shirts and silver ties -- yes, this is safe by Gucci standards, Ford is the man ...
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Hilary Davies Shelby
Local time: 08:51
|Thank you! I liked some of the other answers too, but have gone for this translation as it seems to be in very common use.|
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