Cocktails x Dresses

Posted Thursday, 16 March 2017

Cocktails and outfits go together. They both add to a mood of fun and festivity.

It’s never a bad idea to coordinate your look with what you plan on drinking all day or night. Here are five outfit ideas you can match with a cocktail.

Cosmopolitan:  The Cosmopolitan is a cocktail made with vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and freshly squeezed or sweetened lime juice. It was made famous by Sex and the City. The Cosmo is a fun, fruity cocktail and paired with a high slit cold shoulder maxi dress, you are sure to have double the fun!

Bloody Mary: Looking for a cocktail to relieve that hangover from last night? The Bloody Mary is reputed to cure hangovers. The Bloody Mary’s reputation as a restorative beverage contributes to its popularity  in the morning and early afternoon, especially with brunch. A loose shirt dress with interesting details is a definite work/brunch outfit. It is easy to wear and saves you the stress of having to deal with the move from complicated work-wear to a chic dress for brunch.

Tequila Sunrise: This pretty drink with layers of orange juice and grenadine is delicious on a hot day. The fact that the ratio of juice to tequila is high makes it a good choice for a daytime cocktail. Pair it with colourful patterns to complement the yellow and orange of the Tequila Sunrise.

Pina Colada: Pina Coladas are reminders of breezy, sweet and easy days. This is why a short dress that screams cute is the perfect pairing. It exudes simplicity, sweetness, beach vibes and a relaxed day out.

Black Halloween: When black vodka, triple sec and orange juice meet a black slash-bodice dress, the result is a killer combination that is irresistibly seductive.  Serve up a little black magic in a black contour dress and a cocktail made with vodka that’s as dark as night.

PS: This cocktail is not for the faint-hearted.


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