October 16, 2015

Friday Frocktail Party With Madison Steward And Butterbeer


Happy Friday! For this week’s installment of Frocktails, Madison of The Mad Girl Blog whipped up a delicious (and alcohol-free) butterbeer for all of you Harry Potter fans out there! Inspired by the Black and Ivory Dot Formosa Swing Dress, Madison created this Harry Potter favorite that’s perfect for Halloween. Read below to get the recipe for this delightful fall frocktail.
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December 26, 2013

Retro Cocktail Inspiration: The Gin Rickey



The simple elegance of the gin rickey inspired us to create an all seasons look that’s as effortless as it is classic. Refreshingly vibrant, the timeless appeal of the Green Beverly Knit Dress is perfectly complemented with the Baby Green Sparkle Kiss Lock Coin Purse and the Black and Baby Green Sparkle Mini Atomic Tote. Finish your ensemble with the Yellow Rose Stud Earrings.

Tart and refreshing, the gin rickey is as simple to prepare as it is delicious.

The Gin Rickey


  • 1 1/4 ounce dry gin
  • 1/4 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce club soda


  • Stir together dry gin and lime juice
  • Serve over ice in a highball glass
  • Top with a splash of club soda
December 4, 2013

Retro Cocktail Inspiration: The Dirty Martini



Here at UV we love a good cocktail, but what we love even more is a fabulous ensemble inspired by one of our favorite classic libations, the dirty martini. We paired the oh-so lovely Green Martini Print 1950s Flare Dress with the Pinup Girl Black Milena Grosgrain Evening Purse and the Black Strappy Domina Heels. Finish your retro look with a pair of deco inspired Nude Swarovski Crystal Fan Earrings by Tarina Tarantino. Finally, pour yourself something dirty!

The Dirty Martini


  • 1 1/2 ounce of your favorite vodka
  • Splash of olive juice


  • In a shaker, combine plenty of ice, vodka, and olive juice
  • Shake for 30 seconds and strain into a martini glass
  • Garnish with an olive