How to be a cocktail fashionista

ByThe Cocktail Lovers

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London Fashion Week starts today and it seems like every bar in the capital has come up with a cocktail inspired by the five-day frock-fest. Hot tickets on the catwalk? Burberry Prorsum, Roksanda Illinic and Tom Ford, all showing on Monday 16th September. Cool cocktails in the bar? Strike a pose as you sip one of the following:

Fashion and cocktails at Met Bar

Where:
The Met Bar, 19 Park Lane, London W1K 1LB. T: 020 7447 1000.

What:
Five limited-edition cocktails inspired by the signature styles of this season’s designers, including The Cinnamon Spice & All Things Nice, inspired by Matthew Williamson; The Velvet Underground, inspired by Tom Ford; The Quintessential Rock Star, inspired by Paul Smith.

How much?
£14-£14 (20% discount to anyone with a London Fashion Week invitation).

When:
13th-17th September

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Where:
Sake No Hana, 23 St. James’s Street, London SW1A 1HA. T: 020 7925 8988.

What:
Five cocktails inspired by the world’s leading Japanese fashion designers, including Sakura Martinez (No. 3 gin, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth, grapefruit bitters), and Tokyo Slide (peach, Buffalo Trace bourbon, jasmine tea, Aperol foam)

How much?
£10 each.

When:
Until 17th September.

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Where:
Benares, 12a Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BS. T: 020 7629 8886.

What:
Two cocktails for fashion-lovers to co-ordinate their drinks with their shoes:

The Louboutin (pomegranate, lemon juice, gin, ginger beer), and Mint a la Mode (Citron vodka, Midori, mint, lemon).

How much:
£13.50 each.

When:
13th-17th September.

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Where:
Dorchester Collection: The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA; Hotel Principe di Savoia, Piazza della Repubblica 17, 20124 Milan; Le Meurice, 228 rue de Rivoli, 75001, Paris; Le Richemond, Rue Adhémar-Fabri 8, 1201 Geneva; The Beverly Hills Hotel; 9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverley Hills, California 90210.

What:
Four cocktails where shortlisted designers from the fashion capitals collaborate with Dorchester Collection bar directors to produce a limited-edition Fashion Prize cocktail menu. Casasola Martini (vodka infused with raspberry, Chambord, pineapple juice, raspberry purée, Champagne); Berry Lace (Champagne Rosé, strawberries, raspberries, brown sugar, lime juice, fresh mint leaves); Marilyn (Champagne, peach purée, strawberry syrup); The Emilia (Canton ginger liqueur, passionfruit, fresh lemon juice, Champagne).

How much?
£16 each.

When:
Until 2nd October.

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Where:
Vista at The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, SW1A 2TS. T: 020 7870 2900.

What:
Three cocktails inspired by the fresh, flirty styles for spring/summer 2014: Navajo White (Morgan’s Spiced rum, Mozart White, Grand Marnier, apple juice and lemon); Passion for Fashion (Spiced rum and ginger, passion fruit, strawberries, Champagne), and Liquid Couture (Martini Rosato, port, Bacardi rum, lychee juice, fresh lime and caramel syrup).

How much?
£12-£16.

When:
Until 30th September.

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The Cocktail Lovers say:

Fashion and cocktails combine in fine style at Cointreau Privé designed by Simone Rocha. The designer has created a bespoke Cointreau bottle and a special cocktail inspired by a rose garden. Try the Cointreau Wild Rose cocktail at Cointreau Privé, St. Martin’s Lane Hotel, 45 St. Martin’s Lane, London WC2N 4HX. www.cointreauprive.co.uk. Until 22nd October.

This week we’re loving:

Cocktails matched to every dish on the menu at recently opened Coal Vaults, 187 Wardour Street, W1F 8ZB. www.coalvaults.com.

Cocktails at Coal Vault

As featured on The Independent, Dish of the Day blog 12/9/2013

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The Cocktail Lovers are Mr G and Ms S, a man and a woman who share a passion for cocktails. (We also happen to be married, so we’re cocktail lovers in more ways than one…)

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