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Speakeasy Style

Did I tell you about the night that I shared a martini – strictly stirred rather than shaken – with my favourite James Bond, Daniel Craig (apologies to Mr. Connery)? Sadly I found him a little two-dimensional. If only he were the real thing. But I’ll settle for gazing at the aesthetically pleasing GQ Australia cover over cocktails.

Happily at a temporary speakeasy hosted by the magazine at Mon Bijou last week, there were many more dapper gents to converse with. Social lubricant came in the form of martinis, Manhattans and a cucumber smash featuring the guest of honour for the evening; Belvedere’s recently released Unfiltered vodka.

Against a backdrop of live jazz, I pondered how a lady would attract a Mr. Bond? Belvedere’s Head of Spirit Creation and Mixology Claire Smith thinks “there’s something very sexy about a woman drinking spirits on the rocks”. I can agree with that. And let’s face it James has baggage, a good drink can keep you warm at night. Let’s spy on some very snappy suiting below…

GQ Speakeasy presents Belvedere Unfiltered vodka

GQ Speakeasy presents Belvedere Unfiltered vodka

GQ Speakeasy presents Belvedere Unfiltered vodka

GQ Speakeasy presents Belvedere Unfiltered vodka

GQ Speakeasy presents Belvedere Unfiltered vodka

 

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