Colorful Mardi Gras Costume Tips

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What are the colors of mardi gras?

Colorful Mardi Gras Costume Tips

You've booked the trip, taken the time off from work to recover from the ultimate hangover and now your ready to go be part of the outrageous Mardi Gras party but wait…what about your Mardi Gras Costume? Where do you start? How do you stand out from the crowd? True Mardi Gras partiers know which colors are sure to pack a powerful meaning. Did you know, the official colors for Mardi Gras are purple, green, and gold? These colors were chosen in 1872 by the King of Carnival, Rex. He chose these colors to stand for the following: • Purple represents Justice • Green stands for Faith • Gold stands for Power So what will your costume stand for? Get creative, have fun, party hard and be safe.



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