Whether you’re in the audience for every show or viewing the fabulous collections online, these nine cocktails are perfect for any fashionista. Sip on creations like the “Skinny Stiletto” and “Catwalk Couture” for the kick off of New York Fashion Week!
Casa La Femme (140 Charles St, 212-505-0005)
Qui Couture 11/2 oz. Qui Tequila 1/2 oz. orange-flavored liqueur 1 oz. pink grapefruit juice 1 tablespoon agave syrup Splash of lemon and lime juice Splash of champagne Orange peel Instructions Combine all ingredients except champagne and orange peel into shaker over ice and shake well. Strain into martini glass and top with a splash of champagne. Garnish with orange peel.
Casimir & Co (1022a Lexington Ave, 212-879-6190)
Catwalk and Pearls 1 oz. Gin 1/2 oz. Cherry Heering 1/2 oz. Benedictine 1/4 oz. Grenadine 3/4 oz. Lime Juice 1dash Bitters Instructions Mix Gin and Cherry Heering in a shaker. Combine all other ingredients into a shaker over ice and mix well. Pour into an old fashioned glass, topped with pearls (or champagne).
The Assistant 2 oz. quality lemon vodka Polar® Lemon Seltzer Lemon peel, to rim glass and garnish Instructions Mix seltzer and vodka in a shaker. Add garnish to the rim of the glass with a lemon peel.
The Market Editor 2 oz. quality American Bourbon (Whiskey) 1 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice Egg white Polar® Vanilla Seltzer 1 teaspoon agave if need desired Instructions Vigorously shake the whiskey, lemon juice and egg white in a shaker. Once there is a bit of froth pour over ice in a double old-fashioned glass. Top generously with Polar® Seltzer.
The Patron 2 parts Campari 1 part quality Gin Polar® Orange Vanilla Seltzer Splash of freshly squeezed lemon juice Instructions Begin by chilling Campari, the gin and the lemon juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour into glasses, and then top generously with Polar Seltzer.
The Publicist 1 part vanilla vodka 1 part Drambuie Polar® Orange Vanilla Seltzer Lemon or orange peel garnish Instructions Build the drink in a highball glass, by pouring vodka and Drambuie over crushed ice. Top generously with Polar® Seltzer and stir gently, taking care to not bruise the bubbles.
The Trendsetter 1 part MIDORI® Melon Liqueur 1.5 parts Espolón® Tequila 2 parts Sweet and Sour Mix Instructions Pour over ice into a margarita glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.
The Skinny Stiletto 1 oz. SKYY Infusions Raspberry 1 oz. Midori 2 oz. Cranberry Juice Instructions Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a twist of fruit peel.
Catwalk Couture 2/3 oz. MIDORI® Melon Liqueur 1/2 oz. Vodka 1/2 oz. Gin 1/2 oz. Rum 1/2 oz. Triple Sec 2/3 oz. Fresh Lime Juice 2/3 oz. Gomme Syrup Splash of Club Soda Instructions Shake the ingredients (except the club soda)with ice, and pour into a glass. Add the club soda, and garnish with a lime wedge.