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This year, our favorite TV shows and celebrities have served up hours of zeitgeist-worthy looks that are just made for Halloween party costume ideas. From Kim Kardashian’s pink and black onesies, the eerie red and green squad tracksuits from the overnight hit, Squid Game to the ornate period gowns for Bridgerton, we’ve got some cocktail recipes to get you in the mood for a night of spirits.

Matching your look to your drink – right down to the cocktail can colors – with this guidebook featuring a few favorite looks-turned-costume ideas, inspired by the trending drinks of the season.

Anna Sui’s Holiday Pear Social – Bridgerton 

8 oz St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur

8 oz Grey Goose La Poire

6 oz Cucumber-mint juice 

2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice 

1 oz absinthe 

16 oz Sparkling Wine 

Garnish: dehydrated pear, mint crown, borage, grated nutmeg

Method: Build in a vessel, add all ingredients, stir, add ice and garnish. Serves 8.

Halloween Costume Inspiration

Courtesy St-Germain and Liam Daniel/Netflix)

Triple Spice Margarita – Squid Game 

Ingredients: Libelula Tequila, Combier Orange Liqueur, Cinnamon, Chili Pepper, Ginger, & Lime

Method: Chill, shake and pour straight from the Party Can

Have your squad dress up in green and red Squid Game contestant tracksuits alongside a red and green colored Triple Spice Margarita Party Can 

Cosmicpolitan – perfect for pop culture queen outfits from Sex and the City or Kim Kardashian on Saturday Night Live

Ingredients: Vodka, Combier Orange Liqueur, Lime & Passionfruit

Method: Chill and pour straight from the Party Can

In the words of Carrie Bradshaw, “I’d like a cheeseburger, fries, and a Cosm[ic]pilitan!” 

Trapazinno’s “Fig Negroni” – Emma Stone in Cruella

1 oz Bombay Saphire Gin 

1 oz Martini & Rossi Bitter Liqueur 

1 oz Fig-Infused Martini Rosso

2 dashes fig bitters 

Method: Build all ingredients in a rock glass over a large ice cube, garnish with an orange twist. 

Halloween Costume Inspiration

Courtesy Scream and Santa Teresa

The Ghostface – Scream’s Ghost face

2 oz. Santa Teresa 1796 Rum 

¾ oz. Aquavit

¾ oz. White Wine

2 dashes Chocolate and Cinnamon Bitters

Method: Stir to combine. Pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

Gold Rush Old Fashioned – pair with your favorite neutral-toned celeb look, or wild west / horse themed attire

Ingredients: Bourbon, Lemon, Black Tea, Chamomile Tea, Natural Herbs, Aromatic Bitters

Method: Chill and pour straight from the Party Can

Celebrate the return of in-person award shows this year, with costume-worthy looks like  Megan Fox’s barely-there, nude Mugler piece to Billie Eilish’s lavish Oscar De La Renta beige tulle gown.

Halloween Costume Inspiration

Courtesy NBC and Party Can

Bemelmans Bar’s “Elaine’s Smoky Martini” – Harry Styles (or Prince Harry)

2 ½ oz Gin

½ oz Lagavulin 16 whisky

½ oz Noilly Prat Vermouth 

Lemon peel garnish

Method: Add ingredients into a cocktail shaker over ice, stir and then strain into a martini glass. Finish with the essence of a lemon peel twist and then garnish with that lemon peel. 

The 2021 style icon Harry Styles’ red carpet look featuring a purple feather boa alongside this smoky twist on the traditional martini is a treat. Rumor has it that Prince Harry was recently spotted drinking one of these martinis on his last New York City visit alongside wifey Megan Markle.


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