Happy Mahashivratri!

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I love festivals! Indian festivals cannot be rivaled in my opinion. I especially love festivals where I have an excuse to cook something different. Today was Mahashivratri, which is basically a festival celebrating Lord Shiva's marriage with Shakti. Well, I could go on, but I guess if you're curious you could read more about it here.

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Beaded Top: Rs. 150, Borivali
Patiala Set: Rs. 700, Big Bazaar
Earrings: Rs. 350, Malad
Bangles, Headpiece: Gift from aunt
Bag: Gift from another aunt
Ballet Flats: Rs. 150, Borivali

Total Outfit Cost: Rs. 1350, which is about ₤13.

On to the outfit, I had to cook an elaborate lunch and so I needed something comfortable and light. I opted for a fusion outfit with a patiala set paired with a short beaded top. I actually wear this top with jeans on most days, but today it just seemed to jell. I added the earrings and the tikka (headpiece) when I went to the temple. Pretty and practical at the same time! Especially when you know you're going to stuff your face with festive delicacies. Yes, its a 'fast' but I tend to eat a lot more on these days.

Do you like celebrating festivals? How do you go about celebrating special 'foodie' festivals? Tell me in the comments below! You can also find me on Twitter and Facebook.

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