Il Cubano


Il Cubano

Photographer: Panos Davios (10AM)
Styling: Sofia Tsakiri
Words Eleni Papaioannou

Roll up your sleeves for some fine drinking and put on your dancing shoes cause it’s mambo time!

It’s the middle of a hot and spicy summer, your afternoons are starting to get more and more relaxing and your feet are no longer resisting the urge to go out walking, flirting and dancing in one of the city’s favorite spots. Your inspiration for the day finds its roots deep in the Havana city alleys, where men in their Sunday best get in the mood for the night of their lives, every night of the week!

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· Choose a dark blue or burgundy, soft cotton pair of trousers, and roll them up as scruffily as you can. Chinos have the best behavior to this kind of marvelous mistreatment so bet on a great quality pair that will take you out partying all night long.
· Of course you will wear a soft cotton shirt in bright white and of course you will roll up your sleeves to create a casual effect. Our advice is to choose a fitted shirt that will also flatter your body, creating a perfect silhouette.
· Your accessories need to be easy and playful. So, yes to a leather belt but even more to a perforated one that will create a nice lightness to your look. If you don’t want to rely on the casual chicness of classic espadrilles, you can always find your way around things with a pair of canvas laced shoes.
· Your number one need is for a bright and sunny disposition that will give you the relaxed attitude needed in order to carry this look to completion! So lift up a glass of a deliciously made Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva cocktail and you got yourself in the mambo zone!

The bar, Finca Vigia

Named after Ernest Hemingway’s house in Cuba, Finca Vigia rests slightly off the center of Athens, having one foot in the great writter’s fine drinking legacy and the other in the golden age of Cuban cocktails. Different rums to choose from, cigars, dancing, are the main residents in our very own Finca Vigia.

The Cocktail, Mulata in Venezuela

Mulata in Venezuela 45ml Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva 20ml lime 15ml espresso coffee syrup shake, coupe/martini glass, orange zest