How to Dress for Mardi Gras

How To Dress for Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras Mode by David Fary

Costumes are to the Carnival season as peanut butter is to jelly – frankly, they’re indispensable.

Practical Tips on How to Dress for Mardi Gras

  • If you want to really enjoy Mardi Gras, dress comfortably. You’ll likely be doing a lot of moving around and you will not want to be bothered with shoes that hurt your feet.
  • The only thing predictable about New Orleans weather is that it’s unpredictable. February temperatures have ranged from 48° to 65°. Dressing in layers would be wise. Also, be sure to check the weather. If there’s any chance of rain, be sure to pack a raincoats, rain ponchos, umbrellas, and rain boots.
  • Anything goes for Mardi Gras, but if you don’t want to wear a costume, you’ll fit right in wearing purple, green, and gold.

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