Today the skies of London opened on me whilst walking from my favourite East End Cafe, there i ws happy and full of beans (literally) when the rain ruined my hair/mood/shoes....the only way to get through this pain was to imagine i was infact this young vintage vision....
dan da na naaaa....! Carmen Miranda!
What this gal did for fruit and fashion knows no limits..... I predict big things for the tropicana vibe this summer, cocktails, sunshine, parakeets, polka dots and fruit motifs, get in the mood with Lola's Vintage Pina Colada Recipe below.... Rain or not!
30ml white rum 15ml Malibu 30ml milk Pineapple Juice
To make: Throw on your finest vintage cocktail dress, attach a variety of Fruits to your head scarf, put on "Tutti Frutti" by Little Richard,
In a cocktail shaker; Shake rum, Malibu and milk with ice , Shake booty,
Strain into a glass with ice. Fill up with pineapple juice. add umbrellas, swizzle stick, cocktail cherries and anything else silly.