abgeräumte Formen

English translation: pared-down shapes

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German term or phrase:abgeräumte Formen
English translation:pared-down shapes
Entered by: Uta Kappler

17:31 Feb 13, 2012
German to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / Footwear
German term or phrase: abgeräumte Formen
Context:

"Gute Form im Fokus, Pure Materialien, perfekte und abgeräumte, undekorierte Schuhformen"

This is for a shoe trade fair.

* Sentence or paragraph where the term occurs: See above
* Document type: Newsletter
* Target audience: Shoe trade
* Country and dialect (source): German
* Country and dialect (target): British English
David Williams
Germany
Local time: 08:03
pared-down / no-frills / minimalist
Explanation:
"With their chunky lug soles and sleek, pared-down shape, these leather brogues from Dries Van Noten combine the best attributes of refined lace-ups and sturdy work boots, helping you keep your footing without sacrificing style."
http://www.details.com/blogs/daily-details/2011/10/the-sexie...

Similar to a loafer, but more casual, this no-frills footwear works perfectly with the season’s pared-down fashions.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2017334/Kate-Middl...

"Stylish black half boots from Laurence Dacade *These functional and fashion-forward boots bring pared-down chic to your daytime look"
http://www.stylebop.com/product_details.php?id=255511&partne...

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Note added at 2 hrs (2012-02-13 19:36:46 GMT)
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Of course: "shapes" needs to be added, i.e. "pared-down shapes" etc.
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Uta Kappler
United States
Local time: 00:03
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3 +3pared-down / no-frills / minimalist
Uta Kappler


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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
pared-down / no-frills / minimalist


Explanation:
"With their chunky lug soles and sleek, pared-down shape, these leather brogues from Dries Van Noten combine the best attributes of refined lace-ups and sturdy work boots, helping you keep your footing without sacrificing style."
http://www.details.com/blogs/daily-details/2011/10/the-sexie...

Similar to a loafer, but more casual, this no-frills footwear works perfectly with the season’s pared-down fashions.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2017334/Kate-Middl...

"Stylish black half boots from Laurence Dacade *These functional and fashion-forward boots bring pared-down chic to your daytime look"
http://www.stylebop.com/product_details.php?id=255511&partne...

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Note added at 2 hrs (2012-02-13 19:36:46 GMT)
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Of course: "shapes" needs to be added, i.e. "pared-down shapes" etc.

Uta Kappler
United States
Local time: 00:03
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 20
Grading comment
Selected automatically based on peer agreement.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Randall Nall
12 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  Inge Meinzer
1 hr
  -> Thank you!

agree  Helen Shiner: agree with pared-down, but don't like minimalist, but that's just me!
4 hrs
  -> Thank you, Helen. I like "pared-down" best in this particular context, too.
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