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 Costumes
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.