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Best Mardi Gras Costume Ideas

Updated on September 15, 2013

Vibrant, Opulant & Fun Mardi Gras Costume Ideas

For the best Mardi Gras Costume Ideas you need to think about zany, opulent, vibrant and intriguing costumes.

This is a growing collection of great Mardi Gras outfits for men and women. Many costume ideas feature the official Mardi Gras colors purple, green and gold but there are also many other great unconventional ideas that you may not have thought of.

There are colorful court jester costumes, vibrant fairy and nymph costumes, sexy masquerade costumes as well as sexy male costume ideas.

Image: Venetian Mardi Gras Masquerade Costume Mask

Jester Costume Ideas for Women and Men

In Medieval times Jesters were entertainers for the royal family. They wore bright colors and told jokes and stories, juggled and even performed acrobatics.

Mardi Gras Oversized Jester Costume

You'll definitely make an impression with this fabulous over-sized jester costume. The 'tragedy and comedy' detailing on the hat adds a nice touch to this costume.

Oversized Mardi Gras Jester Costume

Gold Lame Jester Costume for Men

RG Costumes Jolly Jester Costume
RG Costumes Jolly Jester Costume

Black and gold lame jester outfit for men includes the hat. The gloves and boots must be purchased separately.


King and Queen Costume Ideas

Mardi Gras Queen Costume from Amazon - Have a regal Mardi Gras dressed as a historical queen.

Mardi Gras Queen Adult Halloween Costume Size Standard
Mardi Gras Queen Adult Halloween Costume Size Standard

The queen gown is 'one size fits all' but generally recommended for sizes 6 to 14. The mask is sold separately.


Adult King Costume Idea for Mardi Gras

Forum Novelties Mardi Gras Robe and Crown Set-
Forum Novelties Mardi Gras Robe and Crown Set-

Purple velvet robe with green, purple and gold Mardi Gras crown. One size fit all.


Sexy Mardi Gras Masquerade Costume Ideas

Masquerade balls were very popular during Carnival dating as far back as the 1400's. Wearing a full costume including a mask is alluring and creates an air of mystery befitting any jovial party-goer.

Sexy Peacock Masquerade Costume for Women

A gorgeous costume that comes with a black peacock dress, peacock bolero, black beaded necklace, long black glovelets and masquerade mask with black fringe and peacock feathers. The fishnet stockings must be purchased separately.

Sexy Masquerade Costumes for Women

Masked Beauty Sexy Masquerade Costume
Masked Beauty Sexy Masquerade Costume

An elaborate and sexy costume that includes the dress, cuffs, jacket, masquerade mask, necklace and thigh high stockings. Available from x-small to large.

California Costumes Women's Le Belle Harlequin Costume
California Costumes Women's Le Belle Harlequin Costume

This black and white sexy Harlequin costume includes the dress with crinoline, sleeves, mask, choker and thigh high stockings. Available from small to large.


Sexy Black Raven Costume for Women

This sexy raven costume for women includes the dress (available in small/medium and medium/large), black wings and black mask. Gloves and shoes sold separately.

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Nymph & Fairy Costumes

The bright colors and lively nature of nymphs and fairies make this a very spirited and fitting costume for Mardi Gras.

Mardi Gras Fairy & Nymph Costume Ideas

Fairy and nymph costumes are a fun and lively Mardi Gras costume option for lovers of fantasy and fairy tales. They come in many great styles and rich, vibrant colors.

More Great Mardi Gras Outfits

Mardi Gras Alligator King Costume

This fun Mardi Gras costume is 'one size fits all' and comes with the headpiece, jumpsuit with purple vest and shoe covers. Mardi Gras beads, scepter and gloves sold separately.

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Sexy Pharaoh Costume for Men

This sexy ab-pleasing pharaoh costume comes with the chest plate, wrist bands, headpiece and waist wrap. Shoes not included. Available in small, medium and large.

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Sexy Roman / Greek Goddess Purple Toga Mardi Gras Costume

This vibrant goddess costume includes the purple dress, flowing cape with arm bands, and a headband. Goddess wig and sandals sold separately. Available in small (4 - 6), medium (8 - 10) and large (12 - 14).

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    • kabbalah lm profile image

      kabbalah lm 4 years ago

      The over sized Jester is cool

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      audrey07 4 years ago

      No, but I like watching the Mardi Gras parade. It's so colorful!

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      Camden1 5 years ago

      What fun Mardi Gras costumes!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Cool looking costumes!

    • WriterJanis2 profile image

      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      Love your costume ideas.

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      Tara Wojtaszek 5 years ago

      @VspaBotanicals: Have a fabulous time!

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      VspaBotanicals 5 years ago

      I will be there in New Orleans this year. Fabulous lens!

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      Elsie Hagley 5 years ago from New Zealand

      Great selection of Mardi Gras Costumes. Sure to please everyone, Thanks for sharing.

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      Mary Norton 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I like the oversized jester costume.

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      DuaneJ 5 years ago

      I'd like to get into one of these costumes!