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Outfit Post: Karwachauth 2012 :)

Oh yeah baby, I kept the Mother-Of-All-Fasts yesterday and emerged triumphant ;) All of you by now probably know that I am half Manipuri and half bengali but married to a Punjabi... So even though culturally Karwachauth is an alien concept for me from my parents' side, this is a major occasion on my in-laws side. However, parents both mine and his insisted I not keep the fast, I still did... Why? Well, I did have a couple of reasons but the main one apart from a full day of dieting was that I thought I should don the pati vrata mode in full regalia at least once a year ;) 

For those of you who don't under about Karwachauth, it is a custom followed by Hindu women in Northern and Western India, where they fast from daybreak to after sunset without even a sip of water. They finally break their fast after viewing the moon through a sieve. Now Bollywood movies have glorified and dramatized Karwachauth especially the Karan Johar and Yash Chopra productions, so much so that it has now become almost like a major festival that is celebrated with a lot of vigor and pomp :)

So anyways, I fasted and as custom goes, since am still a new bride, I dressed in my fineries and almost succeeded in looking like a bahu out of a saas-bahu serial :D Nope am not complaining cause though the look was completely opposite of what I am in real life, I enjoyed trying out something new for a change ;)

And this is how I looked and what I wore...



Outfit Breakup
1. Orange Silk Saree with embroidery (bridal trousseau courtesy mum)
2. Jewellery - All traditional Gold, Polki and Pearls (courtesy mum and mum-in-law)





Makeup Breakup
1. TBS All-in-one BB Cream
2. Maybelline Eye Color Tattoo in Fierce and Tangy
3. Faces Loose Sparkle Dust in Gold (Shade 02)
4. Colorbar Eye Shadow in Black Tied
5. Color Precision Waterproof Eye Liner
6. Maybelline Gel Liner
7. MAC Zoom Fast Black Lash Mascara
8. Colorbar Blush in Floral Fucsia
9. Colorbar Lipstick in Creme Cup 1

Pics of my thali :)


Do you celebrate Karwachauth?

Comments

  1. You look so beautiful :):):):):) very elegant and just perfect :)

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  2. suma you look drop dead stunning....wow wow
    .. can we have a tutorial of the hairdo please <3 ... i have been waiting for your tutorials ever since the pouf one ;-) ... would like to see a tutorial of an updo :-)

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    1. wow really Doc? awww thank you :) yup I could surely do a tute on the hairdo.. its quite simple actually :P hehehe...

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    1. Suhrya!!! Long long time :) and thank you for liking the look :) <3

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  4. U look stunning love the sari n jewelry

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    1. yayeeee :) you liked it Parul??? Thankssss yousssss :D :D <3

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  5. you look stunning! orange is so very nice on you!

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    1. wow you think so? heheh thank u thank u.. though am not a huge orange fan but just because you say so, am gonna buy more orange outfits from now ;) <3

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  6. You have lost sooo much of weight after marriage or what? The blouse is so loose :D
    PS: Super gorgeous you look :* *whistles*
    Love,
    Me only :D
    PPS: Me also fasted ^_^ But no sieve and all :D Heck, we Skype-d to me look at him :O

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    1. giggle giggle Namitha darling I had put on a lot of weight after marriage but am now trying my best to shed some ;) but thank you :D :D :D
      u fasted too? your BF's a punjabi kya? wow! on skype and all huh... full on romantic... ;) ;)

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  7. wow....u look gorgeous as always..and I love love love the jewellery...I dnt have this custom in kerala...but I love it...I love ur eye makeup..very minimal and apt for the occasion..the mangal sutra chain is beautiful and love the hair do soo much...:) so cute suma.....:Hugs for you...

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    1. you are being tooooooo kind Renji :) <3 <3 <3 thank you so much darling :D the mangalsutra is pretty isn't it? :) gift from my mum-in-law :D awwwww thank you for such kind words :)

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  8. u lukin beautiful.
    u cn rock western as wel as indian style. i luv d wy u style.. its inspirin!!!
    :)

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    1. OMG thank you so much babe :) wow! i don't deserve so much praise ya... wow! thank u :)

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  9. very pretty and your very less make up for a saas bahu serial type get up LOL. Love the make up, saree and the whole look :D.

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    1. hahahah thank you BHarati ;) i tried balancing out the bling though :/ hehehe...

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  10. The whole time yesterday (actually late in the evening) I had this burning urge to tweet to you "Loo! the moon is out!" But I knew you'd beat me up with whatever little energy you had left so held back and gave the idea to a friend who did it to his sister and well.. got beat up! lol
    I'm proud of youu! :P and the sari looks pretty! You actually managed to look fresh and pretty despite the hunger!

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    1. Rofl... Then am glad you didn't tweet me :P cause trust me it was much more than little energy that wad left in me ;);) ha ha..
      And thank you for liking my babe :)

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  11. u look gorgeous! lovely sari and jewellery. orange suits u alot..

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  12. I love your saree Suma nd you look awesome :) n really liked the jewellery too :)

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  13. cool hairstyle..n u r glowing..u r a diva Suma :)

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    1. Wow! Thanks a ton :D diva? Woohoo am on cloud nine now :)

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  14. looking very beautiful in a sari samyukta. :)

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    1. Thank you niesha :) sarees always looks pretty and elegant isn't it :)

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  15. loved the outfit Suma ! and your hair do is really cool <3

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    1. He he thank you babe... The hair do is actually is just a simple puff with a lot of hair sticking out in the front :P

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  16. u look gorgeous Suma n ur jewellery is so so beautiful...generally I overlook accessories, but I am staring and drooling at urs :D :P

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    1. He he thanks Pooja :) I too am not an accessories person but with the saree and all I couldn't help but wear some jewellery :) thank you so much for loving it so much :D

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  17. Hello ma'am i hv been d silent folower of ua blog.....
    I really luv ya blog. Its damn great n ua effrts r jz trmendous...
    N m jz surprsd to.kw dat u aa married omg u luk seriously so good .. Chickiieee chick... :-P ;-) :-D.. U luk like 18 o so ... Chubby gurl..

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    1. Wow thank you nummnumm :) kit means a lot to know that my efforts are recognized :D and yup am married and thank you for saying I look 18 ;) which girl doesn't want to look 10 years younger than what she is? :P

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  18. Hello ma'am i hv been d silent folower of ua blog.....
    I really luv ya blog. Its damn great n ua effrts r jz trmendous...
    N m jz surprsd to.kw dat u aa married omg u luk seriously so good .. Chickiieee chick... :-P ;-) :-D.. U luk like 18 o so ... Chubby gurl..

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  19. Hello ma'am i hv been d silent folower of ua blog.....
    I really luv ya blog. Its damn great n ua effrts r jz trmendous...
    N m jz surprsd to.kw dat u aa married omg u luk seriously so good .. Chickiieee chick... :-P ;-) :-D.. U luk like 18 o so ... Chubby gurl..

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  20. Heyya Samy! you carry Indian Attire with as much panache as the western ones. You are looking flawless & very pretty.

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