Dear ladies, I am sure you encounter the situation when you should drink alcoholic drink either to join the toast or to have a nice picture to share on social media. Since you are sophisticated lady, your drink order should support that image. I’ve created the list of top 6 drinks a lady can choose according to the taste, elegance and attractiveness when taking a photo. Let’s stay classy together!
Quick etiquette tips
1. Bring the glass to your mouth, not the opposite, don’t slouch!
Princess Diana is bending her head too much
2. If wearing lipstick, check it from time to time so it’s not ruined and drink from the same point so the glass doesn’t get messy.
Lipsticks everywhere is not elegant
3. When toasting with foreigners, clink the glasses and look them into eyes.
Always have eye contact when toasting!
4. Better hold the glass with the left hand in case you have to shake hands, exchange a wechat with your telephone, or simply take a call on the right hand.
5. Never have your small finger extended.
Do you know why you can’t raise the small finger?
6. Don’t mix different drinks, you can easily get tipsy.
1. Cosmopolitan Cocktail
The taste is sour, fruity and refreshing. It’s very feminine cocktail because of the colour and the glass shape. You can match the colour with pink lipstick or nails for the best photo.
All glasses used for shooting are from Baccarat
Pinch the cocktail glass at the stem closer to the liquid so you can perfectly balance the whole glass. It’s not elegant either proper to grab it on the V shape part.
Samantha properly holding the Cosmo which is the signature cocktail of the show “Sex and the city”
2. The White Lady Cocktail
The taste is sour and fruity, but it’s a bit stronger cocktail. The name comes from a lady who was a platinum blonde. Coupe glass is very feminine and elegant, the white liquid even more adds to the luxury look.
Pinch at the stem. You may use another hand as a support. It’s not elegant either proper to grab it on the upper part of the glass.
Yang Ziqiong holding the glass in a wrong way.
3. Rose Champagne
Most elegant drink you can ever ask for. You can go with different options, but Rose Champagne with its pale pink colour, crisps, clean flavours and delicate bubbles is a perfect ladylike choice.
Same way of holding as of the cocktail glass. If your other hand is free you can pinch with that one as well, it’s a nice way to show your rings and beautiful hands.
Zhang Ziyi holding the glass of Rose Champagne with the both hands.
4. Chardonnay Wine
If you like the idea of rich and creamy taste then the classic style of oak-aged Chardonnay wine is a choice for you. With wine you can never lose face and your femininity. Nice jewellery will make the glass of white wine sparkle even more.
It should be always pinched at the stem with 3 fingers (thumb, index and middle finger).
Pinkish colour goes well with Chardonnay wine
Taste is usually dry but because of grapes’ fruity flavors it tastes sweeter than it is. This glass can make you very feminine and elongate your posture because of its slim appearance.
Pinch it by the stem. For additional support you may place your pinky finger underneath the base.
Posing with Prosecco will be a nice choice for elegant ladies
6. Black forest coffee cocktail
It’s a special coffee cocktail. The flavour is sweet and reminiscent of the Black Forest cake and has fewer calories. It’s garnished with whip cream and cherry which makes it look & taste very yummy.
Here we can warm up the cognac with a hand which will help to release the aromas.
Kate Middleton holding the snifter glass in inappropriate way
Dear ladies, I hope this will help you in your next high-end gathering. Take the photo with one of the drinks you like and send it to us ( before 22nd July ), the most elegant ones we’ll share on our social media!
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