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10 Mardi Gras Necklaces You Don't Have to Get Half-Naked For

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Even as you read this, many a young lady is lining the streets of New Orleans, ready to celebrate Mardi Gras—a.k.a. the festival that rewards heavy drinking and breast flashing with loads of colorful beads thrown off carnival floats. If you aren't into the whole beer-from-a-plastic-cup, exposing-your-breasts-for-a-string-of-beads thing, however, we have an alternative for you. Ten of them, to be exact: statement necklaces, a big trend in street style and runway looks, alike, and perfectly appropriate for Fat Tuesday. Ranging from the affordable (a super fun $5 Forever 21 find) to the aspirational (a lust-worthy $2000 Lanvin number—hey, we can dream, right?), here are 10 pieces sure to cause a ruckus all on their own. And the only thing you have to flash to get them is your credit card.—Rebecca Suhrawardi
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