As I start writing this post, it is almost the end of the famous Black Friday. In my understanding, Thanksgiving is a tradition to celebrate the harvest season. Quite like Baisakhi, Pongal, Onam etc in India, families come together and eat a traditional meal, usually food that would have been cultivated on the farm. Beans, Potatoes, Corn, Cranberries, Fresh Breads and of course Turkey complete with stuffing & gravy.
I was fortunate enough to have witnessed this phenomenon in the United States this year. I call it a phenomenon as the whole country practically comes together, the atmosphere is festive, ‘happy holidays’ streams through everyone’s mouth from fuel pumps to grocery stores, malls & airports. The large quantities of food, parties and not to mention the weekend full of shopping is quite overwhelming. Much like a pre bash to Christmas. I was with my family too & had a fantastic weekend. Here is a glance at my first Thanksgiving weekend.
I did step out on Black Friday, quite late so we did not get trampled or trample over others in our rush to get deals. Instead I walked around stores like Ikea and then headed to this street where they had artsy boutiques. I was fascinated by this store Lila Shoes who had completely over the top – Lady Gaga like shoes. Here are some
Here are some pictures of what I wore, this gorgette sea green top is a steal from Kolkata. If you remember, I blogged about my love for Kolkata here. The ring, wrist cuff & sweater (off shoulder) are all from Express (bought on my last trip here). The boots and fall jacket are bought this time from Macy’s and Forever 21. My 7 year of nephew thinks the shoes are too cowboy-ish. Let me know what you think…
I do hope to have some pictures of mine soon – stay tuned for more & don’t forget to miss me at The Network!
Asta La Vista folks 😉.