Man Repeller Leandra Medine's Go-to Holiday Drink Might Surprise You

Man Repeller Leandra Medine's Go-to Holiday Drink Might Surprise You
Levi Brown
Dec 16, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

Who says you can’t wear plaid-on-plaid or pair bright bustiers with work trousers? Not Leandra Medine. The quirky iconoclast behind the style site Man Repeller, isn’t afraid to transgress boundaries, so it comes as no surprise that her winter cocktail of choice is unconventional to boot.

While everybody else is sipping mulled wine, hot toddies, and the usual holiday libations, Medine, ever the trailblazer, has other plans. “I’m going to drink Aperol spritzes throughout the holidays,” she says of the traditionally warm-weather elixir. “Because even though summer seems forever away, it will return.”

We’ll cheers to that. Read on for the easy recipe.

Aperol Spritz

YIELD 1 drink

Ingredients

  • 1 orange wedge
  • 3 ounces prosecco
  • 2 ounces Aperol
  • 1 ounce club soda
  • Mint sprig, for garnish

How to Make It

  1. Fill a glass with ice and an orange wedge. Add prosecco.
  2. Slowly pour in Aperol in two circles.
  3. Top with club soda and garnish with mint.