Best Cocktails To Celebrate New York Fashion Week 2014

September 3, 2014 6:00 AM

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week kicks off Sept. 4 and what better way to celebrate amazing fashion than enjoying an equally fashionable cocktail? Sip on these delicious Fashion Week-inspired libations as you schmooze with fashion’s elite around New York City through Sept. 11.

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Avenue Montaigne cocktail (Credit: Le Bilboquet)

Avenue Montaigne cocktail (Credit: Le Bilboquet)

Named after the famed street in Paris, Le Bilboquet’s Avenue Montaigne cocktail embodies all that the high fashion world has to offer. This luxurious drink combines Ketel Citron, Cointreau, Lillet White, Lemon Juice and three dashes of Absinthe Bitters into a chilled glass and garnished with an orange peel.

Red Carpet cocktail (Credit: '21' Club)

Red Carpet cocktail (Credit: ’21’ Club)

Ask your server who sat in your chair the next time you dine at ’21’ Club and you may be surprised to find out it was Kate Winslet, Kim Cattrall, Michael Kors, or even Jackie O. Inspired by the myriad of Hollywood stars and fashion icons that frequent ’21’ Club, the Red Carpet cocktail is sure to make you feel like fashion royalty. This Fashion Week libation features Aperol, Taylor Tawny Port, Plymouth Gin, Riesling and a squeeze of fresh lemon strained into a champagne flute and topped with Prosecco.

Smoky Eyes cocktail (Credit: Tessa)

Smoky Eyes cocktail (Credit: Tessa)

Much like the eyeshadow on the models who strut the catwalks of Fashion Week, this cocktail features a smokiness that sets it a part from the rest. Tessa’s Smoky Eyes cocktail features Byrrh Grand Quinquina, mixed with grapefruit juice and Mezcal Joven, which gives this elixir its alluring smoky flavor.

Runway cocktail (Credit: NYY Steak)

Runway cocktail (Credit: NYY Steak)

At NYY Steak, pinstripes never go out of style. This year, the Yankees steakhouse is shaking things up with its signature Runway Martini made with Svedka vodka, Blue Curacao, white cranberry juice and a blue rock sugar rim for a Yankees-inspired twist on the always fashionable Cosmo.

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