Classical Cocktails – Drinks with a Renaissance Twist

Classical Cocktails – Drinks with a Renaissance Twist
by Greg Stroube

A Bloody Mary just seems more fun with over-the-top garnishes – vegetables and herbs billowing out like a bouquet of flowers. That’s how the idea for Classical Cocktails began. How would an Old Master style a Sangria, how would Vermeer paint a Lime Ricky?

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Classical Cocktails – Drinks with a Renaissance Twist
by Greg Stroube

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Talk with your hands

Talk with your hands
How you hold your glass speaks volumes to those around you. Body language and communication expert Lillian Glass spills the details:

hands02a hands02cIf you hold your drink with…
A FIRM GRASP
Palming your glass sends a signal that you’re confident and down for a good time.
BOTH HANDS
This poised position can come off uptight but may be practical for the spill-prone.
A LOOSE GRIP
This relaxed stance signals you’d rather be meeting someone new or catching up with your friends.
YOUR PINKIE OUT
It may be subconscious but could read like you’re uneasy in your setting.

hands02c hands02dIf your non-drinking hand is…
FIDGETING
Playing with your hair or purse strap seems innocent but comes off as nervous and insecure.
ON YOUR HIP
A classically seductive posture sends sexy vibes.
ON YOUR PHONE
Constantly checking your feed shows you’d rather be elsewhere (or that you feel awkward).
HANGING LOOSE BY YOUR SIDE
This casual confidence stance makes you look approachable – great if you’re trying to expand your social circle
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hands02efrom Sips & Tips
You’ll be drunk in love with these nail-art designs, inspired by sexy cocktails.
by Maddy Zollo
Photography Marcus Mam
via Cosmopolitan