Mardi Gras Costumes
Fat Tuesday is a day of celebration and feasting before the holiday of Lent. Modern festivities have come to include dressing up in festive Mardi Gras costumes and throwing huge parties! Aside from Halloween, Mardi Gras is one of the biggest costume holidays around and the outfits are usually even more outrageous. New Orleans is the Mardi Gras capital of the United States. The French Quarter is full of parades, parties, and events featuring fantastic masks, hats, and Mardi Gras costumes.
Draw from the traditional designs that pull from Italian Renaissance influences. A Venetian mask or sequined clothes in purple, green, and gold are wonderful starts to a full ensemble. Some other basic Mardi Gras outfits include jesters, kings, show girls, and dancers. You can create your own unique look by adding fun accessories to your ensemble. add props like jester hats, beaded necklaces, feather boas, and masks to your regular party clothes to create a festive look. You can also add items like scepters, crowns, and glitzy high heels to give your style some extra flair.