Sofia Richie Grainge, aka the reigning queen of ‘quiet luxury,’ has embarked on a whirlwind of ‘old money’ activities after tying the knot with music executive Elliot Grainge on April 22. The daughter of the iconic Lionel Richie and Diane Alexander, Richie Grainge has captivated fans with her behind-the-scenes glimpses of the star-studded affair, causing a viral sensation on TikTok with over 50 million views.
As the world continued to buzz about her fairytale wedding in the picturesque Antibes, France, the glamorous model and influencer took her followers on a virtual escape to paradise, unveiling the lavish details of her tropical honeymoon.
Leaving no stone unturned when it comes to indulgence, the couple whisked away to one of the Maldives‘ most stunning islands, nestled within the pristine North Malé Atoll. The 24-year-old ensured her fans were not left out of this opulent journey, inviting them along for the ride with her updates.
Basking in the splendour of their private retreat, the couple spared no expense in creating an ambiance that was both stylish and serene. From candlelit dinners under the moonlit sky featuring personalised cocktails, to breathtaking walks along the powdery beaches, the duo has embraced every moment with an air of refined elegance.
While looking at all those details and pinning them on our Pinterest boards, we couldn’t help but fixate on Richie’s pretty-looking honeymoon cocktail. So, we decided ‒ why not recreate a version for us all to enjoy during our own summer vacays? Food content creator @healthyishfoods took one for the team and tried her hand at making this personalised ‘The Sofia’ cocktail and posted a recipe on Instagram, garnering thousands of views and likes. Here’s how you can make it at home!
1/4 cup Vodka of choice
1 tbsp Lime Juice (freshly squeezed)
2 tbsp Blackberry Juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 cup Ginger Beer
- Add ice to your shaker and pour in all of the ingredients.
- Shake well and pour the cocktail into a chilled glass.
- Optionally, serve it over loads of ice cubes.
- Add a pinch of mint and enjoy tropical bliss!