Ok you gorgeous ladies, Its that time of year again! Cocktail and maxi dress season is upon us, so I wanted to bring you some of my favourite looks from the fabulous Dolly & Bella range teamed with some tasty cocktails recipes to get you summer ready!
Blue Maxi Goddess Dress
Feel like a summer goddess in this elegant and stylish maxi dress. Pair it with heels to elevate the look, and a blue lagoon cocktail to make you feel every inch a goddess!
Ingredients: 1 part Blue Curacao, 1 part Vodka, 4 parts Lemon juice.
Preparation: Pour vodka and blue curacao in a shaker with ice, shake well & strain into ice filled highball glass, top with lemonade, garnish and serve.
Served: On the rocks; poured over ice
Standard garnish: Orange slice or lemon slice
White Vintage Style Crochet Dress
Look every inch the bombshell in this Vintage Inspired White Crochet Dress, and finish the look off with a Golden Cadillac, and release your inner 60's siren!
Ingredients: 2/3 oz (1 part) Cream, 2/3 oz (1 part) Crème de cacao (white), 2/3 oz (1 part) Galliano
Preparation: Shake together over ice. Strain into cocktail glass and serve chilled.
Served: Straight up; without ice
Drinkware: Cocktail glass
Tropical Green Print Dress
This Tropical Print Maxi Dress with thigh split and long sleeve with button cuff detail is to die for. If you like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain......this ones for you!
Ingredients: 3 oz (3 parts) Pineapple juice, 1 oz (one part) White rum, 1 oz (one part) Coconut cream
Preparation: Mix with crushed ice until smooth. Pour into chilled glass, garnish and serve.
Served: Blended with ice (frozen style)
Standard garnish: Maraschino cherry, Pineapple slice
Drinkware: Poco Grande glass
Daisy Embroidered Dress
Available in plus size also!
Simple, daisy print dress silhouette that will flatter the figure. Available up to size 20 (Yay!!)
Ingredients: 2 ounces light (white) or amber rum, 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice,
½ ounce grenadine, ¼ ounce simple syrup, ½ ounce fizzy water (or to taste; you can use club soda, seltzer water, or any kind of sparkling water) lemon twist for garnish (optional)
Add the rum, lemon juice, grenadine, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice. Shake enthusiastically until well chilled (20 or 30 seconds).
Strain into a cocktail glass. (Or into a rocks or tall glass filled with crushed ice, if you prefer.) Carefully pour in the fizzy water (to give the drink some “sparkle” and character). Stir once.
Standard garnish: Garnish with a lemon twist, if using, and serve.
Drinkware: martini glass
So ladies go forth, be fabulous and enjoy the sunshine (if we ever get any!)
hugs and curves
Nic @ Celtic Curves