When you need the perfect Mardi Gras Pirate Costume, here be a bountiful selection of pirate garb to reflect those famous tri-colors. In 1872 the Rex of King of Mardi Gras elected the official Mardi Gras colors to honor the visiting Russian Grand Duke Alexis Alexandrovich Romanoff, who's house colors were purple, green and gold.
So if ye be going to New Orleans o' any other Mardi Gras celebrations, here be the perfect pirate clothing items to pick from. We have a special Mardi Gras Pirate Hat with feathers, a great gold waistcoat, green shirts; gold, green, or purple sash n' bandana.
Also check out our Women's Mardi Gras Wench Outfit, yarrr!!!!
Mardi Gras also be called Fat Tuesday, which be the last night of eating rich, fatty food before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. The first Mardi Gras parade held in New Orleans is recorded to have taken place in 1837. On Mardi Gras Day, the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, the last parades of the season wrap up and the celebrations come to a close with the Meeting of the Courts. Mardi Gras is most popular in the US, where their be a French colonial heritage, which be from Pensacola, FL to Galveston, TX.
These are not cheap Halloween polyester costume in a bag, but good quality historic clothing (garb) that can be worn many times, so make the investment of something you can be proud of, instead of throwing away after one use.