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⚜️ Mardi Gras 101: What to Wear to Not Wear Yourself Out!

⚜️ Mardi Gras 101: What to Wear to Not Wear Yourself Out!

Let the trusty Traveler Broads guide you to dress for Mardi Gras success. The first half of this article – from the last Mardi Gras before the pandemic shutdown – offers some timeless hints (while the rest offers suggestions specific to 2020). They’ll clue you in to best carnival practices and cover topics like: Heels – Yay or Nay, Glitter, Fanny Packs, and the question on everyone’s lips: How to Pee?

The Traveler Broads know of which they speak: This year, they’ve been invited to compete in the New Orleans Mardi Gras tradition, The 53rd annual Greasing of the Poles at the Royal Sonesta.  –  Editor

What to wear to Mardi Gras? The answer is easy: Anything you want! Just make it fun.

Costuming is our favorite part of the holiday, and we’ve been at it for a looooong time. Feathers, sequins, boas, and beads. There’s no such thing as “too extra.” And “over the top” is just right, in our book!

So how do you join in the fun? We gathered our best tips, essential costuming hacks and top shops to help you decide what to wear to Mardi Gras. We can’t wait to see what you put together!

Just a few of our Mardi Gras looks from over the years

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Traveler Broads

Through their blog, journalism, and printed guides, the New Orleans-based globetrotting duo known as Fender & Maloney – aka The Traveler Broads – focus on giving visitors a glimpse of authentic NOLA. After spending award-winning careers in newspaper writing and photography, the longtime buds focus on finding meaningful travel experiences throughout the region and the world that benefit locals and travelers alike.

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