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Mardi Gras Costumes
Purple, green and gold costumes in all combinations of velvet, metallic fabrics and quality materials are what you will find when you shop here for Mardi Gras costumes. The Mardi Gras costume colors represent Justice, faith and power. Grand Duke Alexis Alexandrovitch Romanoff of Russia selected them during a visit to New Orleans in 1872.
Mardi Gras is the party that concludes Carnival, which is a celebration that begins on Twelfth Night in January, and continues to Ash. Mardi Gras is also associates with royalty so most costumes fall into sexy Carnival style costumes or Mardi Gras king, queen and jester costumes, all in combinations of purple, gold and green.
While dressed in Mardi Gras costumes, a good time is had by all. Many different types of parties take place during this time. On of them is the masquerade ball. In order to attend a masquerade you must wear a mask with either a fancy outfit or a Mardi Gras costume. Another type of party is one where a King and Queen are selected, usually by choosing the prize from a King Cake. Thirdly, people take to the streets parade down Bourbon Street, dancing and celebrating all night.
You can get all kinds of Mardi Gras costumes for men, women and kids here at low wholesale prices. In addition, we have accessories such as Mardi Gras hats, masks, and beads too. Beads can be purchased in singles of in bulk buckets for an extra festive Mardi Gras.