08/13/2013 05:15 pm ET Updated Oct 13, 2013

One Reason Everyone Should Have An 'Elephant In The Room'

C. Wonder

Elephants have long been known to bring good luck, but we're enamored with these prodigious and playful pachyderms for countless reasons. Our team was initially inspired during a trip to Jaipur, the capital of the state of Rajasthan in India. Each year, Jaipur is the site of the Elephant Festival, which features dancers, musicians and elaborately outfitted elephants affectionately bedecked in festive ornaments, embroidered cloths and opulent jewelry. The Elephant Festival usually takes place the day before the Holi Festival, an Indian celebration of -- what else? -- COLOR!

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