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When your outfit matches your drink, you know it’s going to be a good day

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Matching accessories to your outfit is probably something we all do, all the time. Finding the right bag, sunnies, jewellery, etc. to pair with whatever we’re wearing at the moment is a fun and creative way to express ourselves yet to set the final touch to our outfits. But have you ever thought about matching your outfit with a drink? Well, we have and it’s actually pretty fun.

Imagine a sunny Friday morning, you’re sitting at your favourite café wearing a brown tailored suit rented from Hack Your Closet (obviously). Sippin’ on a creamy cappuccino and just enjoying the moment and the fact that you’re matching your outfit, et voila, it’s a mood!

Or, you’ve gathered up with your besties at the city’s most hyped roof top bar to welcome the weekend. You’re feeling fabulous wearing a yellow breezy summer dress paired with Margarita in your hand. See, matching your drinks to your outfit can really add a special touch to any event. And if you fancy taking memorable pictures for Instagram, this will certainly be the icing on the cake!

Here’s how we match some of our favourite drinks this summer, and how to make them. If you decide to throw a little party on your balcony instead of going out.

“This señorita needs a Margarita”

Virgin:

  • 2 dl Ginger Beer
  • 2 dl freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 2 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 10 drops of tabasco
  • Zestfromthegrapefruit
  • Basil for garnish
  • Salt, for the rim
  • Cubed ice

If you’d like to spice things up a little, try a Spicy Margarita!

“If life gives you bad wine make Sangria”

1 pitcher

  • 2 bottles of red wine (Rioja wine is most popular)
  • 1.5 dl brandy
  • 2 oranges, one juiced and one diced
  • 1 green apple, diced
  • 1 lemon, diced
  • 1 cinnamon stick

optional sweetener: simple syrup or maple syrup
optional bubbles: lemon-lime soda, ginger ale or sparkling water

“You’re the Aperol to my Spritz”

Servings: 4

  • 4 dl Prosecco
  • 2.5 dl Aperol
  • 1.5 dl sodavatten
  • cubed iced
  • oranges, sliced

Cava

Our best recipe for Cava is simply to go get the one of your choice, with or without alcohol. Here are some tips on good ones according to us:

Campo Viejo Cava Brut Reserva, Spanien
Federico Paternina Banda Azul Brut, Spanien 2017 Raventós i Blanc De Nit. Spanien 2017 Dignitat Cava Brut Nature, Spanien

Drink responsibly, always! Happy summer from Hack Your Closet!

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