Mardi Gras Costume Ideas
image by Nicholas Isom
Mardi Gras is more than a chance to dust off your old Halloween costume--it's a time to experiment with a new identity. Think sultry, not scary; sequins, not spider webs.
Colors Over Concept
What you are is not as important as how you look. Throw on colorful wigs, hoop-skirts, masks or sequins. Nobody will ask you what you're supposed to be as long as you look good.
About this Author
Missy Wilkinson is a New Orleans-based freelance writer whose articles have appeared in The Gambit Weekly, The Advocate, and the Civil War Book Review. She holds an MFA in creative writing, and her novel, Life During the Plague Years, was a finalist in the Faulkner-Wisdom competition.