Stylish Cocktail: A Perfect Day Dress + Lemon Bubbly.

You know certain outfits and cocktails seem to go hand-in-hand? (Think body-con LBD with a dirty martini, or a glass of champagne and a sequined skirt.)

The team at Gracie B. thought so, too. They rounded up a few bloggers and asked us to choose an item from their new spring inventory and match it with a cocktail. Fashion and adult beverages? Yes and yes, count me in.

I chose to style the super versatile Drawstring Day Dress. Total wardrobe workhorse. A lovely dove gray neutral color can be paired with almost anything (read: appropriate for every season, just layer up or strip off). The style is a flattering faux wrap dress that is easy and timeless (and if it’s good enough for Diane von Furstenberg, it’s good enough for me).

I loved this piece so much, I pulled the trigger and bought it.

Gracie B. dress
Target blazer
Express leggings
ASOS brogues (similar on sale)
BaubleBar pave links bracelet and pave bar necklace
Madewell arrowstack necklace

So what cocktail goes well with a no-fuss, city-chic outfit? I hunted around for something easy + fresh, just like the dress: a lemon prosecco cocktail I’ve dubbed Lemon Bubbly. Ingredients (per glass):

  • 1 cup of prosecco
  • 1 shot of vodka
  • 1 spoonful of lemon sorbet
  • A few mint leaves for garnish and flavor
The finished product is light and refreshing– definitely going on my drink menu in heavy rotation come spring and summer.
Find more posts like this on my blog, Le Stylo Rouge.

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