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A Glorious Shoe Was Coveted

If you’re observant, you can recognize them by the varying shades of glitter on the sidewalk, shrubs or house siding. You might even spot glitter on the back of one of the brown or green lizards scampering around the neighborhood.

If you see any of this, you’ll know you’re standing on sacred ground.

For the days, weeks and months leading up to Mardi Gras, Krewe of Muses members gather in one of the hundreds of glitterages or shoedios scattered across the city to glitter and artify one of the most coveted Mardi Gras throws: a Muses shoe.

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