Cocktails with Belle Atlanta // Demetria Lucas

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Presented by SKYY Infusions Georgia Peach

Demetria and I go waaaaaaay back. It only seemed right to connect her with the team over at SKYY Infusions as they were launching their SKYY Infusions Georgia Peach and she was promoting the season finale of Blood, Sweat & Heels and her two books A Belle in Brooklyn and Don’t Waste Your Pretty.  A lot of blood and sweat was put into producing this event. The outcome was just peach-y! Only the best for my girlee!

More than 300 guests joined Demetria for a “Cocktails with Belle” viewing party hosted by the newly launched SKYY Infusions Georgia Peach Vodka at Bar One Atlanta on Sunday night to toast the season finale of Bravo TV’s Blood, Sweat & Heels.  Guests sipped on SKYY Infusions Georgia Peach cocktails through the night as they rubbed elbows with names like Peter Thomas (Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of Atlanta), Toya + Eugene Harris (Bravo TV’s Married to Medicine), Africa Miranda (Bravo TV’s The New Atlanta) and Ariane Davis (VH1’s Love + Hip Hop Atlanta).

Check out more photos, cocktails and fab people from Belle’s “Blood, Sweat and Heels” season finale party!

Follow Belle as she delivers great relationship and dating advice in her blog ABelleInBrooklyn.com
Twitter: @ABelleInBK // Instagram: @ABelleInBK

pop!ELEMENTS

  • Event Production // pop! by YAZ
  • Decor // pop! by YAZ
  • Flowers // Darryl Wiseman Flowers
  • Cocktails // SKYY Infusions Georgia Peach
  • Venue // Bar One, Atlanta
  • Photos + Video  //McIntosh Bros

Cocktails with Belle - Atlanta - Demetria Lucas and Yaz QuilesWe have talked about this moment for a very long time. So happy it came to fruition and we were able to celebrate the season finale of Blood, Sweat & Heels, her book A Belle in Brooklyn and of course, the highly anticipated release of her new book Don’t Waste Your Pretty. I love supporting my friends who are making major moves! I love you girlee! #GirlPower

Cocktails with Belle - Atlanta - Demetria Step and Repeat SKYY Infusions BottleDemetria Lucas of Bravo TV’s Blood, Sweat & Heels toasts the show’s season finale with the newly launched SKYY Infusions Georgia Peach Vodka at Atlanta hotspot Bar One on Sunday.

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Cocktails with Belle - Atlanta - Toya and EugeneDemetria Lucas poses with Bravo TV’S Married to Medicine stars Toya and Eugene Harris at a viewing party for the season finale of Bravo TV’s Blood, Sweat & Heels at Bar One Atlanta on Sunday hosted by SKYY Infusions Georgia Peach Vodka.

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Cocktails with Belle - DJ Trauma and YazEvery time I go to Atlanta I have to check in on my dude DJ Trauma.

Cocktails with Belle - Atlanta - funThere was plenty of fun had with SKYY Infusions Georgia Peach in VIP with Rita K. Davis of Cocoafab.com, Lifestyle blogger/photographer Kodak Boi, Kiwi of Kiwiwithbeauty.com and Mr. Versatile himself, DJ FaDelf.

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Here are some of the cocktails featured at Bar One.

Georgia Peach Pre-Tea
2 oz SKYY Infusions® Georgia Peach
3 oz Iced Tea
Squeeze of fresh Lemon

Mix over ice in a tall glass. Squeeze and drop lemon wedge.

Georgia Peach Belle-ini
1½ oz SKYY Infusions® Georgia Peach
3½ oz Champagne
Drop of Peach Nectar

Mix together in a Champagne flute. Garnish with peach wedge.

Oscar’s Viewing Party // Arise 360 Behind The Scenes

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Oscar’s Viewing Party // Arise 360 Behind The Scenes

Ever wonder what’s it’s like setting up for a live TV segment? It’s super fast, pressure filled and beyond exciting.

Follow me as I take you behind the scenes shots from my Oscars Viewing Party segment on Arise TV!

So grateful for the great team over at Arise TV for making it look easy and for always making it a good time. Special thanks to Sheila, Eka, Lola, Shannon, Dan, Angela, Tyrese, Angela, Lauren, Crystal and the entire production crew!

* All photos taken with my iphone so they may be a little gritty… I mean, it is BTS right????

pop!ELEMENTS

  • Event Production: pop! by YAZ
  • Production Assistant: Adonis Frank
  • Decor: pop! by YAZ
  • Network: Arise 360 on Arise TV // http://www.arise.tv
  • SKYY Cocktails:  Mixologist John deBary
  • Lupita Cocktail: Yaz Quiles + Adonis Frank
  • Make-up: Make-up by Denise
  • Dress: Badgley Mischka
  • TV Segment Link: http://youtu.be/FuD9FL5BppA

Yaz Quiles - BTS Arise 360I get so excited when that light turns red. Lights, camera, ACTION!

IMG_7611I purchased these Oscar style awards from Oriental Trading.

Oscars MenuA close-up of the food display. After the show, the production team and I usually go in and devour all of the food.  That olives and feta dish were EVERYTHING!

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I fell in love with these mini baked red potatoes!

IMG_7631You can see the show live in the Green Room; however I generally like hanging out in the studio before my segment. That day we were in the Green Room and captured this moment. Adonis and I excitedly squealed then took a #selfie :o)

Yaz and Adonis“The USie”
Yaz QuilesI just loved the color of this Badgley Mischka gown. Talk about pop!
*Special shout out to my BFF, Fallon, for noticing my use of the Pantone Color of the Year – Radiant Orchid!

IMG_7708Denise, my make-up artist, did my make-up at 9AM and it sill looked fabulous when we filmed at 2:45PM!

IMG_7663Grammy-winning gospel group Mary Mary, stopped by the studio and were on air being interviewed as we quietly set-up the cocktails. The ladies and their camp were so gracious and kind helping me get dressed in the green room.

AdonisAdonis making the cocktails pretty. We literally created the Lupita cocktail on the spot. I can always count on Adonis to carry out my vision without much direction. Apparently he speaks “Evil Genius.”

I know you are probably wondering why there is spray butter on the table, huh? Well… it’s our little studio secret! lol

Production The production team moves my table in and brings in the final touch… cocktails! This is also the moment I was praying I did not have a J Law experience. Tripping over my gown and smashing my table display would not have been sexy… funny, yes… sexy, no!

IMG_7677I usually like to take a picture to see how the final product looks on air, so I can make any final adjustments while they count down the seconds until we are live.

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Yaz Quiles pop by YAZ  Arise 360Shannon trying to stump Lola with a Black History at the Academy Awards trivia question.

Yaz Quiles pop! by YAZ - Oscars Viewing Party Arise 360That’s little ole me… HAPPY!