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There’s nothing like a Champagne cocktail to get you into a New Year’s state of mind. But what if you don’t like the celebratory bubbly straight up? Does that make you a party pooper? No, that just makes you honest. There are plenty of imbibers out there on your same boat. So much so that spots like STK, The Forge, and Philippe have created their own sparkly drink concoctions that mix in other ingredients for those who like variety. And while all these hotspots will be partying it up come the 31st, you don’t have to make a visit to the bar to get a taste. We managed to gather five Champagne cocktail recipes created by the biggest names in Miami nightlife that were willing to share. But after you taste these beverages, you might not be as generous.
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read