Winter 2014 Style Inspiration: What To Wear To A Mardi Gras or Masquerade Party

Happy Tuesday! I’m starting off this fabulous week with a festive What to Wear post.

Ebony writes, “I am planning on attending a masquerade/mardi gras event. I don’t know what to wear and where to find affordable but cute and fancy masks. Can you help?”

Shimmer in a black sequins wrap dress uplifted by a pair of sassy Sergio Rossi Filigree sandals.

What to Wear to a Mardi Gras Party Kotur Margo Snake Clutch Sergio Rossi Filigree SandalsAdd in gold details with a Kotur Margo snake clutch and gold tassel earrings. A purple lid and a matching purple mani give this look the perfect Mardi Gras touch.

For look #2, subdue a sparkly strapless number with a cropped tuxedo jacket.

What to Wear to a Mardi Gras Party Gianvito Rossi Metallic Leather Pump Marc By Marc Jacobs Leather Box Clutch Jimmy Choo Charm Disco Mirror  Box Clutch Tess Giberson Cropped Tuxedo JacketWork in a jazzy box clutch and a pair of metallic pumps for an extra dose of shine. To cap off this festive look, opt for a matte pink lip and posh chain and tassel drop earrings.

And for a fancier take on a masquerade look, slip into a long gold sequin gown accented by a pair of Jimmy Choo Sling Glitter Ayers Caged Sandals and a crystal embellished box clutch.

What to Wear to a Mardi Gras Party Ariella Juliet Sequin Long Dress Jimmy Choo Glitter Ayers Caged Sandals Stark Seductress Crystal Embellished Box Clutch

Gold dangly earrings and a sparkly makeup palette complete this gorgeously dramatic ensemble.

And when looking to find the perfect Mardi Gras mask that’s not only stylish yet affordable, look to or even These online retailers have a slew of feathered and decorative options that I’m sure you’ll find fit perfectly with whatever ensemble you put together.

Have a fabulous time!

*Be even more inspired by these pictures from Tina Knowles’s epic masquerade themed birthday party:
tina knowles beyonce masquerade ball party


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Danielle Nicole

Danielle Nicole is an LA native, a self professed shopaholic, and Fashion Bomb Daily's resident stylist.

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