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Introducing our Signature Cocktail, the BROKEN DRAGON, featuring Pusser's Rum!!

To those of you that know us, House of the Broken Dragon (HOTBD) is not only a destination for one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable art, it's a lifestyle! And an easy one to maintain, at that! We often use the phrase "practical luxury" when describing our 100%, pre-washed cotton kimonos which can be machine washed and dried in the comfort of your own home.     Similarly, our Signature Cocktail, the BROKEN DRAGON, was created for the "home bartender" in mind. A blend of five simple ingredients, featuring Pusser's Gunpowder Proof Rum, is all you need to "ignite your senses!" So if you love history, art, and luxury, you're in the right place. Browse our blog and website, read some liquid history,...

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House of the Broken Dragon GOES WILD!

'Twas a whirlwind of activity March 3-5 in our beautiful city of Sarasota, FL -- full of delightful and memorable experiences!  Highlights includeds: Our first television appearance on ABC 7 Suncoast View   A photoshoot with our Official Spokesmodel, Cherry Von Topp   Announcement of our business collaboration with fOOfOO slippers   Introduction of our Signature Cocktail, the "Broken Dragon," sponsored by Pusser's Rum   Our first fashion show featuring the ladies of Black Diamond Burlesque   And last, but not least, a Sultry Sunday Evening at the LBar, with guest, International Burlesque Performer, Bettina May! #swoon #celebration #grateful #smallbusiness #hardwork #exhaustion  Need I say more?

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Goodbye 2016 and Hello 2017!

It's hard to believe another year has come and gone!  In reflection, we had a very good year -- wonderful experiences with some really talented people.  These creative interludes took place not only in our own beautiful home town of Sarasota, Florida, but NYC, Brooklyn, and Ybor City.     We crossed a lot of things off our business "bucket list" this year, including the creation of a three minute full feature film produced by Canadian Burlesque Ambassador, Bettina May.  If you haven't seen it, we encourage you to check out our 1920's promotional film introducing our newest product, the Kimono Coat; and be sure to turn up the volume to listen to some original time-period music!    So, first of all,...

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