Anyone looking for tips on what to wear to Mardi Gras in New Orleans should listen up! As a life-long Mardi Gras parade goer, I've learned a thing or two about choosing the perfect Mardi Gras outfit! You MUST dress for success at the biggest event in Louisiana, but couture clothing isn't required. Use these practical style tips to stay comfortable and dry while waiting for the passing Mardi Gras parades.
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What makes me qualified to write about Mardi Gras fashion?
yours truly (with some random) many Mardi Gras ago
The Best Tips for What to Wear to Mardi Gras
Here are some general tips on what makes a great Mardi Gras outfit. Use these Mardi Gras tips for creating a custom look that's both stylish and comfortable. Every single suggestion is something I've either tried or experienced personally. I want you to have a GREAT time at Mardi Gras, which means wearing the RIGHT clothing and accessories.
Wear a costume!
Don't wear anything you care about ruining.
Go wild with your makeup!
Wear the right shoes.
Buy beads and boas online.
Dress for Changing Weather.
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Exactly What to Wear to Mardi Gras
The items below are my very BEST recommendations for what to wear to Mardi Gras in New Orleans. These are the exact pieces I would wear if going to Mardi Gras this year (or any year)! Remember, comfort is key when it comes to your Mardi Gras style. Make sure anything you wear is going to keep you comfy ALL day & night!
1. Jeans or leggings
2. Tennis shoes or sturdy boots
3. Light rain jacket with hood
4. T-shirt, tank, & light sweater
5. comfortable (preferably waterproof) backpack
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