Mardi Gras Dresses
Mardi Gras dresses! Just when you were beginning to lament the fact that it is no longer Halloween along comes Carnival time and you can deck out in your finery, displaying the traditional colors — gold, green and purple — or any color combination of your choosing for a fancy party or a masquerade ball! If you adore the long flowing gowns of centuries past, with lace, ruffles, bodices and petticoats, this is the season for you!
You’ll find all sizes from girls and teens to adult and plus sizes! Get same day shipping — worldwide! — directly to your door! Check out some more exciting styles below…..
Masquerade Ball Queen Adult Costume.
Do you want to venture out as the Masquerade Queen? You will greatly enjoy this exquisite costume from BuyCostume.com. It’s an excellent and economical choice for your festivities on Mardi Gras. This costume evokes the New Orleans French royals of days gone by consists of a stunningly beautiful black ball gown trimmed with a silver ruffle and a 19th century style bodice that will flatter your figure. It comes with a half-mask made of black lace, perfect for your disguise at the ball.
Carnival Queen Adult Costume….
Looking to make a splashy appearance? Then don’t step out without this gorgeous and well-made ball gown, of stylish black and white. In this French Quarter fabulous gown you will leave no doubt as to who is the queen of the carnival. It’s made of luxurious satin with tiny ruffles at the waistline and neckline. For the truly authentic look you will enjoy the top quality workmanship which includes an elegant draped peplum, and ruching right above the floor-length hemline. A flattering collar with luscious white organza ruffles with black trim as well as the vintage tulle petticoat give the dress its flowing lines. Your exquisite outfit is complete with glovelettes with black and white puffy sleeve detail and bell accents. You’ll carry the beaded eye mask with feather and bow for the Masquerade Ball. It’s all included in the outfit. The dress and accessories are beautifully packaged in a full-length garment bag with zipper.
Mardi Gras Madness Adult Costume.
In the mood to wear the traditional carnival colors? You’ll look great in this wonderful dress as you step out for your next party or ball on Mardi Gras. It’s a stylish green velvet dress accented with purple and gold accents. Topping it off is a traditional jester collar and you are all set to entertain the royal court! The costume comes in one size that fits most.
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So what is this celebration all about? It’s the French word for Fat Tuesday — commonly also referred to as Shrove Tuesday — referring to the day before Ash Wednesday, a day of repentance, which signals the beginning of Lent which is 46 days before Easter Sunday. After the days of Carnival, which begin on Epiphany, January 6, Mardi Gras is the last day and night of celebration and indulgence before the austerity of the Lenten season when, according to tradition, the devout focus on fasting, prayer and self-denial leading up to the Holy Week.
But until that week, it is time for partying. The more the merrier. You can find celebrations everywhere! From Brazil to Bourbon Street, all around the world, cultures have adopted a variety of traditions celebrating the days leading up to Ash Wednesday. But no matter where you are in the days of Carnival the party is on and you must have something to wear! And it is the time to don the colors and step out in your best costume finery of royal ball gowns and Mardi Gras dresses!