As/Is·Posted on Feb 4, 201310 Style Tips From A Masked CarnivalThe Carnival of Venice has much to teach us about headwear.by Anna NorthBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Bling out your glasses. Stringer / Reuters The Carnival of Venice runs from January 26 to February 12 this year, and on Sunday, performers wore traditional carnival masks and outfits. A wig and glasses completed this Venetian's look. 2. Strike a pose. Manuel Silvestri / Reuters Also note the classy ring-over-glove look. Manuel Silvestri / Reuters Manuel Silvestri / Reuters 3. Accessorize with a giant hat. Manuel Silvestri / Reuters Or, you know, a rectangular face-plate. 4. Take a breather. Manuel Silvestri / Reuters When all the revelry becomes too much, you can always linger creepily against a wall. 5. Bring your fan. Manuel Silvestri / Reuters And make sure it matches your cool/scary upholstery hat. 6. Cultivate an air of mystery. Manuel Silvestri / Reuters Who is this masked man contemplating the gondolas? 7. Make an entrance. Stringer / Reuters During the "Flight of Columbine" or "Flight of the Angel," an acrobat is lowered from Saint Mark's bell tower on an iron cable into the square below. Definitely try this at your next party. Stringer / Reuters Stringer / Reuters 8. Coordinate with your date. Stringer / Reuters Bonus points if you also coordinate luggage. 9. Or your friends. Stringer / Reuters These more understated outfits look like they could be cute (and warm) winter partywear. 10. Smize. Stringer / Reuters With a mask it's especially necessary.