{video} cocktail recipe: grapefruit & rosemary spritzer



As we enter into the back-to-school territory it may feel as though summer is coming to an end but I’m here to remind everyone that summer is ours until September 21!!! Β Let’s keep the mood alive with things like bikinis, barbecues and THIS refreshing summer cocktail.


Recipe: Grapefruit & Rosemary Spritzer

You’ll need:
- 1 cup sugar
- 2-3 sprigs of rosemary
- 1 oz vodka
- 1 oz fresh grapefruit juice
- Sparkling water
- Shaker
- Strainer

Make rosemary simple syrup:
1. Combine 1 cup of sugar with 1 cup of water
2. Bring to a boil, stir & reduce heat to low
3. Add in a couple of sprigs of rosemary
4. Let simmer for 12 minutes then take off heat
5. Allow to cool & bottle syrup

Make cocktail:
6. Fill shaker with ice
7. Add grapefruit juice, vodka, & Β½ oz of the rosemary simple syrup
8. Shake, pour over ice, top with sparkling water
9. Add sprig of rosemary for garnish, ENJOY!

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BRIGHTNESSSSSSS. That’s what’s up.

More from the vibrant ELLE Belgium September editorial after the you know what…

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element by mr. kate

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Ahhh so excited for a brand spanking new Mr. Kate fall collection (she is legitatmely one of my favorite girls in Los Angeles).

In her newest collection, Element by Mr. Kate, she has created 9 pieces which all take inspiration from “being in your element” and celebrating personality. All of the pieces play with juxtaposition and a sense of whimsy and “there is something for everyone to feel in your element!”

Cute, right?Β 

Shop it here.

The rest of the lookbook after the jump!

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freja x mother

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Freja Beha Erichsen and MOTHER have teamed up for a collaboration and it’s for a cause, y’all!

The capsule includes a skinny jean called the Muse in five washes, a moto-inspired pant called the Welt Zip Muse, a printed jean inspired by agate and geode crystals, a pair of faux leather pants, a pair of high-waisted denim cutoffs and a chambray shirt dubbed the Foxy Boxy and a portion of the proceeds from sales goes to Doctors Without Borders, an organization that provides medical care in countries to victims of war and disaster regardless of race, religion or politics. #runonsentence

Good fashion and a good cause? I’m in.

The collection hits stores in September. Meanwhile, you can shop MOTHER here, here and here.

Photos: Cass Bird courtesy of MOTHER

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