Carnival Fashions

Photographs by Travis Gauthier; Hair and Makeup: Hellianna Maria Verrett Model: Brittany Marie Thibodeaux

It is the time of year where anything goes, whether you’re wearing a sparkling gown, plastic beads and a costume or blue jeans and a hoodie (or some combination of all of the above).











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All pieces are handmade by the gemologist at Artisan Jewelers in a variety of styles, whether you’re minimalist or glamorous. You can hit the parade route sporting the sterling hand-cut crown medallion or the sterling and 18K fleur de lis necklace. If you are spending Carnival in a swanky location, add a unique twist to your style by adorning your neck with the 14K Mardi Gras mask pendant. No matter which scenario you choose, these pieces are sure to be noticed.

Artisan Jewelers, 2207 Kaliste Saloom Road, Suite C, Lafayette, (337) 988-8380, artisanjewelerslafayette.com


Carry your neccessities in Anya Hindmarch’s black, gold and silver glittered clutch, which will dazzle everyone in the room.

Kiki, 1910 Kaliste Saloom Road, (337) 406-0904, Lafayette, shopkikionline.com


You will be the belle of any Carnival ball in this sparkling royal blue gown in a flattering floor-length halter design.
You can dance the night away with a mysterious stranger or your own Mardi Gras king, knowing you look like a queen.

7 Chics Boutique, 201 Settlers Trace Blvd., Suite 3003,  Lafayette, (337) 704-2632, 7chics.com


Put on a mysterious, alluring mask as you enter the ballroom or parade route to add intrigue to your ensemble. Available in many different colors and styles, these beautifully embellished masks have something to offer everyone and accent every outfit.

Crystal Cottage, 4607 Johnston St., Lafayette, (337) 989-4243


These radiant gold combat boots by OTBT are perfect for wandering along the parade route in style and comfort.

Shoe La La, 201 Settlers Trace Blvd., Suite 3010, Lafayette, (337) 984-8618, shoelala.net


 

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