As dusk settled across the waters, we watched as couples gathered near the docks. They were dressed in fancy clothes—party clothes from another era. They carefully stepped into the gondolas, ready to be whisked away to a magical night on the town. But it wasn't the clothes that caught our eye. It was the masks. These weren't just "dime store" specials. These were something to be proud of and display long after the party was over. We watched them float away. Then chose an alley at random and got lost in the shops. As we rounded a corner, there were the very masks we had seen just moments before. Gold ones. Silver. Red. Blue. Feathers. Beads. Glitter. Choosing was half the fun. And now just a quick glance can send you back to Venice, imagining you are on that gondola and off to your own magical night on the town.