With New Year's Eve fast approaching, you can bet there will be some bubbly in your future. After you pop the bottle, ask yourself: "Do I want to drink only Champagne tonight?" No. It's far more baller to put top-shelf Champagne into cocktails.
There's nothing quite so affluent as wasting money (just kidding—using good Champagne in a cocktail just makes for a good cocktail). Here are 5 easy Champagne cocktails to ring in 2012 fashionably.