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Published on June 29th, 2014 | by Irev


Designer Cocktail Recipes

Marie Claire had this great idea of compiling some of the most stylish cocktail recipes that most likely represent one or two of our favorite fashion designers. Here’s 5 of these amazing cocktails that will make you feel ever so stylish. Head over to Marie Claire to get the the full list of these 20 cocktail recipes.

Balenciaga (Alexander Wang)
6 blackberries
2 inch piece of lemongrass, coarsely chopped (reserve the stalk for garnish)
1 wedge of lime
2 oz orange vodka
tonic water

In a cocktail shaker, muddle 5 blackberries, the chopped lemongrass and the lime wedge until well mashed. Add the vodka, fill with ice and shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into an ice filled collins glass, top with tonic and garnish with a blackberry speared with the lemongrass stalk.

Calvin Klein
1/2 ripe fresh peach, diced
8 fresh mint leaves
1 tsp superfine sugar
2 oz straight Bourbon

Fill a goblet with crushed ice and 5 of the mint leaves. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the peach, 3 mint leaves and sugar until well-mashed. Add the Bourbon and fill with ice. Shake vigorously for one minute. Strain into the goblet and garnish with peach slice.

Céline (Phoebe Philo)
2 oz London dry gin
3/4 oz allspice dram
2 oz fresh orange juice
2 oz almond milk
orange twist
1 pinch ground nutmeg

Add the gin, dram, orange juice and almond milk to a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for 45 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass. Squeeze the orange twist over the drink and add to the drink. Sprinkle the nutmeg on top.

Christian Dior
1 oz brandy
1/2 oz Luxardo Triple Sec
1/2 oz lemon juice
2 oz chilled Lambrusco

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, vigorously shake the brandy, triple sec and lemon juice for 20 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass and top with Lambrusco.

1 oz London dry gin
1 oz kahlua
1 oz coconut milk
cocoa powder

Shake all in an ice filled shaker for 30 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a dusting of cocoa powder.

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