Improving The Way You Shop – Dresses

You are out shopping for that perfect new dress, perhaps for a wedding or a formal occasion, or maybe just a little pick-me-up to make you feel fresh, new, and beautiful when you put it on. A nice dress can serve that purpose perfectly, and for those of us who are plus-size, finding such a dress can be a difficult task. But never fear, because you are not alone; building a wardrobe is never a simple task. Know that every woman, plus-size or not, has experienced such issues in her life. To make your shopping experience easier, we have compiled a few handy rules of thumb that may help you find that perfect gown on the first try every time you go to the store.

A lot of women these days find it difficult to get into a plus size dress because they pick the wrong size when they buy the dress in the first place. Don’t try to cram yourself into a smaller size that just doesn’t fit. Even if you manage to get it on, it won’t look good. The important key is to be honest with yourself when the time comes to buy a dress, especially where plus size clothing is concerned.

If you hate trying clothes on before you buy them, you are not alone in this situation. Many women, large and small, have ‘dressing room syndrome’ that can occur when they can’t disrobe in a store dressing room to try on possible clothes to purchase. This syndrome has many causes and is quite a valid concern. Why would you want to get naked in a small room that isn’t in your home? These fears should not stop you from buying clothes you like. If you are sick and tired of returning ill-fitting clothes after you buy them, there is a solution. Don’t waste the time you could spend wearing a perfectly fitted plus size dress by going back and forth to the mall. Start feeling great about yourself instead.

If you can’t find a particular dress in your size, but you love the dress anyway, you might want to consider having some alterations done — to the dress, that is! Many women don’t even consider having their clothing tailored, but this can make you look gorgeous. You may wonder why the stars look amazing in all of their clothes. It’s because they are professionally fitted to each individual.

Every woman’s body has different proportions, and there can be wide variations between a fashion designer’s idea of a size 16 and an actual size 16 woman. Alterations can be incredibly useful when you’ve found a beautiful piece of clothing and just need some small changes to make it fit you perfectly. You can have alterations done inexpensively by many dry cleaners or by dressmakers, so don’t overlook this option.

How Do You Look in Your Dress?

How do people react when somebody is undressed or what has been seen cannot be unseen? What are the types of personalities that reveal when dealing with the different styles, design and works of art in terms of dresses?

We definitely invest our lifestyle just to be more professional. Positively we agree when someone is naked we absolutely shout or scream. This reaction perhaps occurred because we are now in a modern world. We are upset in overcoming the unique personality of the individual; redefine of the status of life which connects partly within the outgrowth of humanity. How do you look in your dress? This question is somehow striking to your personality.

On the other hand peoples might say that dress is very important because it shows the whole personality and characteristics of a person the way you dress. Have you already asked in yourself why dress is very important? Who discover the dress and when does dress started? Regarding to the study of a person, which is more decent, attractive and dress better, win more promotions and earn money? By telling what kind of person you are is that looking what kind of dress you are wearing.

All dresses by major designers including cocktail and evening party dresses. What makes a dress more festive as they feature some detail such as embroidery or sequins? It is usually short or knee length and the skirt can have embellishments too, keeping its festive style.

Most individuals really think matters how they dress. People realize that overall good person not judge based off your threads? If you are in the office, business and other especial occasion we simply wear nice clothes and descent clothes. Is your lifestyle is too much expensive in terms of dresses you spent?

People believe it’s always good to dress to impress. Spending money on lavish clothing and accessories still prevails as well as thousand money suit. There is a certain difference when spending money to have a professional appearance and more likely favorable impression.

Most people will equate an expensive suit with wealth, success, but as many of you have pointed out, it’s not the price of the business get up and it is how you wear it. Individual love to dress up, its professional and makes a statement, but also they like to show flavor. Shorts, flip flops, and maybe throw in some cowboy boots! Adding your own touch is a good way to have the fun with what you wear and yet still look good.

How To Dress Up “Naked Music” On The Piano

What in the world is “naked music?”

You know it when you hear it, but the words that describe it sound strange, don’t they? We’ve all heard of popular music and rock music and gospel music and jazz music, but naked music?

Naked music is simply the notes on a piece of sheet music. It’s “naked” – not dressed up or arranged at all. No fills, no slurs, none of the ingredients that make a song come to life.

Not a single professional musician plays the music exactly as it appears on a piece of sheet music. Instead, they use the written music as a map, or an outline, and then proceed to do their own thing with it. They twist it, bend it, add to it, subtract from it, put fills in it, change the key, change the words, change some of the melody notes, and on and on.

So when you hear your favorite artist perform a piece of music, if you look at the written sheet music while they are performing it, you will see it is MUCH different and MUCH better than the plain old “naked music!”

So how can the average musician dress up naked music? There are many ways, but here are seven of my favorites:

1.Change the chords slightly by adding color tones. What are color tones? Color tones are notes added to the basic chord, usually expressed as 6ths, 7ths, 9ths, etc. For example, instead of playing just a straight C chord as it is written – C, E, G – try adding a color tone to it, such as a 6th (A) or a 7th (Bb) or a major 7th (B) or a 9th (D). In fact, try adding a couple together, like a 6th and a 9th. So instead of being a plain vanilla chord made up of C, E, and G, you’ve made it a tasty variation adding A and D to the equation.

2.During the pause between phrases, add a counter melody. How? Take the given melody notes and turn them upside down or inside out, or change the rhythm slightly so the tune is still recognizable, but different.

3.Add chord substitutions. Instead of always using the chords that are written, ask yourself this question: “Into what other chord will this melody note fit?” For example, if the melody is G and the chord is C, what other chords contain the note G in them? There are several answers to that question. G is not only in the C chord, but it is also in the Em chord, the Eb major chord, the G chord, the Gm chord, etc. Try one of those alternate chords until you like the sound combination, then use it instead of the C chord. It will add an originality and freshness to your playing almost immediately.

4.Add fills and runs between phrases. How do you do that? Simply break up the chord that is in force at the moment, and run it up the keyboard as a broken chord – one note at a time. Or start at the top of the keyboard and come down. Or play with the chord a bit by playing 2 of the 3 notes instead of the entire 3 note chord.

5.Use melodic echos. After you have played the melody, echo it by playing it an octave higher, or two octaves higher, or an octave lower.

6.Use half-step slides. If the chord progression is from D7 to G7, instead of going to G7 directly, “slide into it” by playing the chord that is one-half step above – namely, Ab7, then quickly sliding off Ab7 to G7.

7.Use “blue notes.” Blue notes are created by sliding off a black key onto a white key quickly. For example, if the melody is E, slide off Eb to E quickly using the same finger.

This is just a tiny sampling of what you can do to dress up your music. There are literally hundreds of other techniques, from pseudo-modulations to inside blues moves to deceptive cadences to tremolos to twangs to crunches to straddles to 3-1 breakups to walk-downs and walk-ups and on and on.

By simply adding a few of these techniques to your playing you can easily double and triple the excitement created by your piano playing as you “dress up naked music!”