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German translation: Kastenjacke

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English term or phrase:boxy jacket
German translation:Kastenjacke
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13:38 Nov 13, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: boxy jacket
a type of ladies jacket fashionable in the 50s (Jackie Kennedy) - I know what it looks like, but is there a German term?
Many thanks
Ute Wietfeld
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:39
Kastenjacke
Explanation:
This is actually a perfectly standard fashion term for this item of clothing, check for example "Freundin - Sommertrends 99" on the net.
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Bright Day
Local time: 15:39
Grading comment
Many thanks! Ute
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naKastenjackeBright Day
nakastig geschnittene Jacke/ boxy jacket
Johanna Timm, PhD
naBoyfriend Jacket
Regina Netterfield


  

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2 hrs
Boyfriend Jacket


Explanation:
I know that this is also only an English translation, but I have seen it used in Germany. Or Kastenfoermiges Jacket

Regina Netterfield
Local time: 07:39
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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6 hrs
kastig geschnittene Jacke/ boxy jacket


Explanation:
You might want to use the English term:See German Website below, or use" kastig geschnittene Jacke", as suggested by the other URL( Modelexikon). There is also a photo of a "boxy jacket" at the www.binkaline.com.
HTH


    www.naeh-stuebchen.de/modelexikon.htm **www.star-jeans.de/Sonderangebote/sonderangebote.html
    Reference: http://www.thebinkaline.com/lgjacket.html
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 06:39
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 4374
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10 hrs
Kastenjacke


Explanation:
This is actually a perfectly standard fashion term for this item of clothing, check for example "Freundin - Sommertrends 99" on the net.

Bright Day
Local time: 15:39
PRO pts in pair: 10
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Many thanks! Ute
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