KudoZ home » French to English » Textiles / Clothing / Fashion

goutte d'eau

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
14:30 Dec 15, 2010
This question was closed without grading. Reason: No acceptable answer

French to English translations [PRO]
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
French term or phrase: goutte d'eau
Neckline. From a clothes catalogue. I know what it looks like but just can't find the English equivalent.
Jennifer White
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:06
Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
3 +4teardrop necklineGallagy
3 +4teardrop neckline
Irene McClure
5 +1teardrop
Gail Bond MITI
5split neckcc in nyc
4Water Drop (droplet)Oliver Toogood


Discussion entries: 14





  

Answers


7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
teardrop neckline


Explanation:
Just a guess really, but it seems to get a fair number of hits.

Thse sites give images which you could compare to your idea of the "goutte d'eau" neckline to see if they match.

http://www.polyvore.com/asos_teardrop_neckline_shirt/thing?i...

http://www.amazon.com/Henry-New-York-Teardrop-Neckline/dp/B0...

Hope this helps!

Irene McClure
Local time: 01:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 6

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  1045
38 mins

agree  MatthewLaSon: It seems that you are right. Have a great evening.
7 hrs

agree  xxxACOZ
8 hrs

agree  emiledgar
1 day 2 hrs
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Water Drop (droplet)


Explanation:
It's as you suspected.!

Sleeveless Blouse ... Water Drop Falling Ruffles Gathered V Neckline Sleeveless Blouse / Women's Blouses (FF-8503BF001-0853) on sale at wholesale prices, buy cheap Water Drop ...
www.lightinthebox.com/Water-Drop-Falling-Ruffles-Gathered-V... Sleeveless-Blouse---Women-s-Blouses--FF-8503BF001-0853-_p11... - Cached►wholesales Water Drop Falling Ruffles Gathered V Neckline ... Women's tunics with sleeveless, v neckline, comfortable fabrics.Water drop patterns at front, falling ruffles around arms.Gathered waist at two sides.
www.etobay.com/water-drop-falling-ruffles-gathered-v-neckli... blouse-womens-blouses-ff8503bf0010853_p40746.html - Cached

Oliver Toogood
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
teardrop


Explanation:
teardrop neckline


    Reference: http://www.laredoute.co.uk/redoute-creation-dress.htm?Produc...
Gail Bond MITI
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:06
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 43

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Louis Cyril P
4 hrs
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
teardrop neckline


Explanation:
it might be this, if you look at images on GooglePuff Sleeve (Amabile) Bridesmaid Dresses - Fit for the Modern Princess. Tear drop neckline and puff banded sleeves that won't bind or pull.
www.formalwear-outlet.com › Bridesmaid Dresses - Cached - Similar
ASOS Collection | ASOS Teardrop Neckline T-Shirt at ASOSClick here to visit Teardrop neckline T-shirt, with short sleeves.Model wears a size Medium and his height is 185.5cm / 6'1" at ASOS.
www.asos.com/Asos...Teardrop-Neckline-T.../pgeproduct.aspx?... - Cached
ASOS Collection | ASOS Teardrop Neckline T-Shirt at ASOSClick here to visit Pure cotton t-shirt with short sleeves and a teardrop ...
www.asos.com/Asos...Teardrop-Neckline-T.../pgeproduct.aspx?... - Cached
ASOS Collection | ASOS Teardrop Neckline T-Shirt at ASOSClick here to visit Short sleeve t-shirt, featuring a teardrop style ...
www.asos.com/Asos...Teardrop-Neckline-T.../pgeproduct.aspx?... - Cached
Show more results from asos.com



--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 56 mins (2010-12-15 15:27:10 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

so, it might be djellabah neckline, (not commonly called this at all) with front slit or keyhole slit or even u slit. However, none of these necklines are as common as teardrop (as evidenced by the amount of minds thinking alike in the short timespace) which is round with a what looks like a "raindrop"(teardrop in English) in the centre of the front neck.

Olene Djellabah by Antik Batik. Silk muslin djellabah in a flowery green print with pin tuck details.Crew neck / Keyhole at front neck with hook & eye ...
www.lagarconne.com/store/item.htm?itemid=4210&sid=428 - Cached
Buy DJELLABAH BLOUSE from APC for Womens for only 45,00 Euro + worldwide shipping. ... Short sleeved blouse with round neckline and front bottoned slit. ...
azitastore.com/article/3456/A-P-C-DJELLABAH-BLOUSE.html - Cached

Antik Batik Gael Djellabah Tunic Tunics By Antik Batik Antkb2034110403Antik Batik Gael Djellabah Tunic Tunics By Antik Batik Antkb2034110403. Antik Batik Gael ... Majestic U Neck Tee Short Sleeve By Majestic Mtees2001810495 ...
ruzesig.storepower

Gallagy
Ireland
Local time: 00:06
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 85

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  cc in nyc: Sorry, the discussion entry posted by the Asker says that it's V-shaped, and then changed it again... So I'm back to agreeing with you!
6 mins
  -> yes, thanks anyway cc//many thanks CC :-)

agree  1045
38 mins
  -> thank you 1045

agree  Françoise LE MOAL
6 hrs
  -> merci beaucoup!

agree  MatthewLaSon: It seems that you are right. Have a great evening.
7 hrs
  -> Thank you Matthew. You too :-)
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

3 days 7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
split neck


Explanation:
It just came to me out of the blue, so I googled "split neck" and found this on the first reference:

"A split neck is a type of neckline found on women's clothing. It is characterized by a round neckline with a split in the center that creates a small V." (source: see first reference)

That sounds just like the description you posted in one of your discussion" entries: "round neck with v/slit." See the link in the second reference for a picture (or search Google Images for "split neck").



    Reference: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-split-neck.htm
    Reference: http://nymag.com/daily/fashion/2010/06/maria_sharapovas_bron...
cc in nyc
Local time: 19:06
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 54
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks very much. I appreciate your input.

Asker: Just looked at image. That's exactly right!!

Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search