Best of Southern Living’s Mardi Gras Instagram Takeover

The Mardi Gras celebration might be over, but definitely not forgotten. We’re counting down our favorite moments from this week’s #MardiGrasTakeover on our Instragram account. Plenty of soul and flavor straight from the Crescent City and beyond.

How do the locals dress for Mardi Gras? Blogger and designer Andi Eaton of Oui We Girl and crew demonstrate. Laissez les bons temps rouler!

“A restored home just blocks from the parades on Saint Charles Avenue offers a quiet seat in the midst of Mardi Gras madness,” says Rush Jagoe, New Orleans-based photographer.

Pam Lolley’s famous King Cake was gone within minutes in the Test Kitchen. Get the recipe here!

Style Editor Stephanie Granada was right in the heart of Mardi Gras fun as the floats were soon to take flight for the Mystics of Time in Mobile, Ala.

A big ol’ crawfish boil complete with corn, potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and sausage is arguably the best parade food at Mardi Gras.


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