This fabulous look screams “the party’s started.” Shot at the picturesque Virgin Hotel, Corey Lynn Calter’s silk Roses Pants paired with a festive top and accessories will take you from celebratory gatherings to the streets in supreme style. Head to Saint Claude Social Club for more special finds, Saint Claude Social Club, saintclaudesocialclub.com.
Ellen Macomber’s headdresses have become a local Mardi Gras favorite. The talented artist’s eye-catching ski appliques with hand-dyed fringe are a take-along accessory that may be added to any outfit for instant flair and can also be displayed as a wall hanging. Available through Ellen Macomber, ellenmacomber.com.
Handmade in England, Corita Roses’ whimsical clutches are made from colorful, original designs printed on cotton velvet with silk lining. Perfect as a handbag, makeup bag or insert for a larger tote and available in a range of styles at West London Boutique, westlondonboutique.com.
Designed exclusively for The Historic New Orleans Collection, this understated flambeaux lapel pin is a lovely nod to Carnival. Named for the torch and the torchbearers of Mardi Gras, the tradition of carrying of a cross-like torch to light the route dates back to the first Comus parade in 1857. Available through The Shop at The Collection, shophnoc.com.
An uplifting COVID-19 silver lining, the house float tradition must carry on. Celebratory paper carnival flowers brought joy throughout the city last year. Each is signed by the artist and comes with a d-ring hook for easy hanging. Available in an assortment of colors and sizes at Home Malone, homemalonenola.com.