There’s a reason we all remember James Bond’s drink of choice: Taking ownership of your cocktail is the ultimate in style and sophistication, second only to demonstrating prowess when you entertain.
Load up an elegant bar cart and dazzle your guests.
Melrose bar cart, $1,745, from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. Mason jar shaker, $29.95, from Season + Square. Cherries, $24, and fleur-de-lis glasses, $10 each, from J’adore. “Infuse” cookbook, $25; Crude Small Batch Bitters, $20; Dram Apothecary Hair of the Dog Bitters, $20 and Bittermilk No. 1 Old Fashioned Mixer, $18.95; from Season + Square. Dark Horse Distillery Reunion Rye Whiskey; find your nearest retailer at dhdistillery.com. Clear 10 Vodka; learn more at clear10vodka.com. Glass olive jar, $14.95, from J’adore. Izola “Great Expectations” stainless steel flask, $25, from Season + Square. Hammered cocktail shaker, $32; silver ice bucket with tongs, $98; double wall wine cooler, $54; stainless steel bar service tray, $85; and Champagne bucket, $140; from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. Afshar Afghani rug, $1,995, from The Knotty Rug Co. Vase with flowers, $34; bee glasses, $11 each; Belgian beer glasses, $15.50 each; and decanter, $41; from J’adore.