Our store opens is just 10 days! Errrr Mahhhh Gaaawwwwd!I’m so excited, and I have lots to tell you all! I feel like I haven’t written a blog post in forever, which is kinda true. Since I knew we would be busy leading up to launch I had prepped a lot of my posts in advance. But, as I knew they would the posts ran out. So, today I’m writing to you straight from the hip as we get ready to head back to the Garment District for the last batch of merchandise before we launch! With that in mind PLEASE forgive any typo’s or extreme grammar fails. My editor won’t get to see this one before I hit publish. (Sorry D) Continue reading
WOW! Time is just flying by! Only 18 days left till we launch and here’s where it starts to get really fun! On Wednesday we will be launching our first store give-away on Instagram & Facebook and it’s chance to be the first person EVER (besides me) to score a piece of Idyllwild Designs inventory. If you’re not following us on one of these sites make sure you add us so you don’t miss out on your chance to win. Continue reading
At this point I think we all know of my OBSESSION with Limoncello (click the link to see the recipe we use to make our own). For todays issue of Cocktails and frock-tails we found a perfect cocktail to make with our favorite liquor and paired it with a sunny dress from Shabby Apple.
Limoncello Sparkle from Imbibe
1 oz. limoncello (see our limoncello how-to)
1/2 oz. Cointreau
Champagne or other sparkling wine
Tools: shaker, strainer
Garnish: lemon twist
Combine limoncello and Cointreau in a shaker with ice cubes. Shake moderately and strain into a chilled glass. Top with Champagne and garnish.
As we head towards Valentines day we thought we would go a little romantic for this Cocktails & Frock-tails post.
Poets Dream Cocktail from Imbibe
2 oz. gin
3/4 oz. dry vermouth
1/4 oz. Bénédictine
2 dash orange bitters
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon, strainer
Garnish: lemon twist
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice cubes. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish.
Conversation Started Dress from Shopruche