Gallery: The Craftiest of Costumes on the Catwalk of the Bourbon Street Awards on Mardi Gras Day

The best costumes come out on Mardi Gras.

by Matt Haines
March 6, 2019

Contestants take part in the Bourbon Street Awards in New Orleans, La., March 5, 2019. Participants compete in the following categories: Best Drag, Best Leather, Best Group and Best of Show. Photo by Matthew Hinton

Contestants take part in the Bourbon Street Awards in New Orleans, La., March 5, 2019. Participants compete in the following categories: Best Drag, Best Leather, Best Group and Best of Show. Photo by Matthew Hinton

Contestants take part in the Bourbon Street Awards in New Orleans, La., March 5, 2019. Participants compete in the following categories: Best Drag, Best Leather, Best Group and Best of Show. Photo by Matthew Hinton
Contestants take part in the Bourbon Street Awards in New Orleans, La., March 5, 2019. Participants compete in the following categories: Best Drag, Best Leather, Best Group and Best of Show. Photo by Matthew Hinton
Contestants take part in the Bourbon Street Awards in New Orleans, La., March 5, 2019. Participants compete in the following categories: Best Drag, Best Leather, Best Group and Best of Show. Photo by Matthew Hinton
Contestants take part in the Bourbon Street Awards in New Orleans, La., March 5, 2019. Participants compete in the following categories: Best Drag, Best Leather, Best Group and Best of Show. Photo by Matthew Hinton

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