balconcino, corpetto

English translation: bustier

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Italian term or phrase:balconcino
English translation:bustier
Entered by: Lorella Zaffani

00:23 Feb 9, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Italian term or phrase: balconcino, corpetto
si tratta di una traduzione di moda.

la frase è : corpetto a manica corta e top con balconcino. URGENTISSIMO!! grazie
Lorella Zaffani
Local time: 00:30
strapless; bodice
Explanation:
Hi,
I'm assuming these are two different garments.
corpetto a manica corta:
bodice with short sleeves or short-sleeved bodice, as you prefer (odd description, but there you go).
top con balconcino: strapless top. I've also seen this called a "bustier" in English. It basically looks like a corset.
I translate the English version of a leading fashion magazine, so I've also seen photographs of this stuff.
Sounds like you're doing a fun translation.
Selected response from:

Catherine Bolton
Local time: 00:30
Grading comment
grazie mille per il preziosissimo aiuto.

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Summary of answers provided
nabalconette bra
Michelle Doll (X)
nastrapless; bodice
Catherine Bolton


  

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14 mins
strapless; bodice


Explanation:
Hi,
I'm assuming these are two different garments.
corpetto a manica corta:
bodice with short sleeves or short-sleeved bodice, as you prefer (odd description, but there you go).
top con balconcino: strapless top. I've also seen this called a "bustier" in English. It basically looks like a corset.
I translate the English version of a leading fashion magazine, so I've also seen photographs of this stuff.
Sounds like you're doing a fun translation.


    cb
Catherine Bolton
Local time: 00:30
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1906
Grading comment
grazie mille per il preziosissimo aiuto.
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24 mins
balconette bra


Explanation:
See: www.undercoverexperience.co.uk

Michelle Doll (X)
Local time: 00:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7
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