Fashion Watch: You too can celebrate

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Earlier this week, Alfre Woodard and Rémy Martin held a dinner party honoring Academy Award nominee Lupita Nyong’o, Oprah Winfrey, Yolanda Ross and Naomie Harris for their achievements and contribution to film this year.

Guests including Viola Davis, Kerry Washington, Angela Bassett, Aisha Tyler, Gabourey Sidibe, Rosario Dawson, Mo’Nique, Regina King, Adepero Oduye, Chandra Wilson and more came together for this annual event to celebrate one another and toast the evening’s honorees.

Alfre Woodard and Remy Martin Annual Oscars Sistahs Soiree

Yolanda Ross, Alfre Woodard and Oprah Winfrey at Remy Martin Annual Oscars Sistahs Soiree.

Held at a private residence in Beverly Hills, the ladies sipped specialty Rémy Martin cocktails before sitting down to enjoy an intimate three-course dinner prepared by Chef de Cuisine, Hope Bailey. One of the hit cocktails of the night was the O’de Vie, named in honor of guest Oprah Winfrey, which featured Rémy Martin VSOP, peach purée, lemon juice, simple syrup and club soda, served in a wineglass.

A complete recipe can be found below.

O’ de Vie
10-15 Mint leaves
2 sprigs of Thyme
2 oz Rémy Martin VSOP
1.5 oz white peach puree
0.5 oz lemon juice
0.5 oz simple syrup
1.5 oz Club Soda

Muddle mint and thyme in a cocktail shaker. Add the Rémy Martin VSOP, peach purée, lemon juice and simple syrup. Shake over ice. Strain into a wine glass over ice, top with club soda and garnish with a sprigs of mint.

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