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    Carnival Couture

    Glam yourself in gold, purple, and green, and turn up the Zydeco, it’s almost Fat Tuesday! Carnival has been going strong since the end of Christmas, and it all culminates this week! In reality, Mardi Gras has been going for the past two weeks, but the party really hits its climax on the days leading up to Fat Tuesday (or Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday). Here in the states, we know most of the Carnival traditions from New Orleans (that’s Nawlins, in case you needed a pronunciation).  But Carnival has been celebrated around the world in various forms since ancient times, with the traditions we know today stemming…