I don’t know about y’all but down here in South Louisiana we are gearing up for one of the most amazing times of the year, Mardi Gras aka Fat Tuesday. The time leading up to this is called Carnival, and everything about it screams fun. So if you aren’t in our area and want to bring a little Mardi Gras fun to your town here are some of our favorite Mardi Gras fashions for the season.
Every woman loves leggings. Am I right? Check out these super cute leggings from Sarah Ott right here in NOLA! Aren’t they the cutest? You will need all the flexibility that these super soft leggings offer to jump and scream and catch all the beads!
Here are some of our favorite locally made Mardi Gras shirts! The “Hit me with your best shot” shirt from Sarah Ott will be sure to catch some attention. Head on over to dirtycoast.com and check out their carnival themed shirts. Our personal favorite from here is the “Our Trees Have Bling” shirt, because our trees really do have bling. Take a walk down St. Charles Avenue during Mardi Gras Season and all the majestic oaks are literally covered in shiny plastic beads in hundreds of colors. It is the most beautiful sight! If you aren’t from NOLA you may not know that you must pick a side. This is a huge decision and you usually stick with it forever. Are you “Neutral Ground Side” or “Sidewalk Side”? In this case it means, do you stand on the sidewalk to catch the parade or our you in the area that locals call the neutral ground, known to most people as the median. Fleurty Girl has lots of other cute options as well.
Who doesn’t love locally made jewelry? If you aren’t really into the Mardi Gras fashion of cheap plastic beads, Mimosa Handcrafted has some of the most beautiful pieces of jewelry you’ll find. These Crawfish earrings will take you from Carnival Season right into festival and crawfish season. The Pelican Cuff is just stunning and would make a great year round piece, but would really finish off your Mardi Gras look for a parade or a ball.
To top off your look, we have some great products. Our Goldie Liquid Illuminator from our Lovely Collection will give you the beautiful golden glow that will be sure to catch the attention of the float riders and their best throws. Will it be hot or cold for Mardi Gras? Let’s face it, who knows!? So if you find that it’s going to be a hot one, don’t be afraid to throw on your favorite cut offs, just apply some of our Opulent to those legs you’ve been hiding away all winter for that fresh from the beach glow. Top the whole look off with our Vivianna lipstick! It is the perfect shade of purple lippy for every skin tone.
We hope these fun and festive items get you in the Mardi Gras spirit wherever you may be!
Laissez les bons temps rouler!!!!