2017 Seersucker Social and Picnic: Registration is Open

 

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Dandies & Quaintrelles along with Holly Bass|360 invite you to join the 8th Seersucker Social bike ride and picnic, which include a 10 mile bike ride through DC streets, river-view bike paths, and a shady riverside destination for our DIY picnic!

This year, our stylish summer bike ride ends at the Potomac River! We’ll visit Fletcher’s Cove which is approximately 2 miles northwest of the Georgetown waterfront via the paved Capital Crescent Trail

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Here’s what you should know!

  • We’ll e-mail all registrants our start location and the route map this Friday! Be prepared to meet us at our start at 9:30am. (We’ll meet early to beat the heat!)
  • Those traveling by car can park directly at Fletcher’s Cove, leave their picnic supplies at the end site and ride approximately 4 miles to our start location.
  • It’s a bring-your-own-picnic event, we will not supply food or beverages this year.
  • Participants arriving by bikes only can leave their picnic blankets, small coolers and baskets with us at the start and have them driven to the end location.
  • Participants wihtout picnic baskets can stop along our route and grab food in Georgetown to bring to our picnic spot. We recommend Dean & Deluca, Sweetgreen & Chaia.
  • Alcohol is not legally permitted on the picnic grounds. Park rangers may visit the site location periodically throughout the day!

Register on eventbrite, today!

This year’s Seersucker Social will be as unique as any we’ve ever had! We look forward to seeing you on Sunday,
Eric & Holly

Our Seersucker Social date is Sunday, July 16, 2017

 

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We’ve nailed down the date of July 16, 2017  We will be releasing more details within the coming weeks!

2016 DC Tweed Ride Photo Pool

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Yesterday was a wonderful day filled with picturesque moments like this one of rider Vince Lupo. Upload your photos to our Flickr photo group to share your best shots of the 2016 DC Tweed Ride! Don’t forget to Add “#2016DCTweedRide” in the comments of your instagram photos from the day!

We’ll use select photos to promote future D&Q events!

 

The pre-tweed ride last minute vintage store round up.

 

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Have you found yourself in a bit of a sartorial pickle? Haven’t yet scored the perfect blazer or pair of shoes for Sunday? The good news is that you still have Saturday to scour the local consignment and vintage shops for your last minute needs. Here’s our list of local shops that can help you with your look:

Polly Sues – 6915 Laurel Ave. Takoma Park, MD

Los Gitanos – Steadfast Supply Co. 1331 4th Street, SE. Washington, DC

Meeps – 2104 18th Street, NW DC

Bespoke Not Broke -  *Great Men’s Collection (Inside Polly Sues) – 6915 Laurel Ave. Takoma Park MD / (Anacostia Art Center) – 1231 Good Hope Rd. SE, DC

Junction – 1510 U St. NW

Mercedes Bien Vintage – 24213 18th St. NW, DC

Secondi – 1702 Connecticut Ave NW, DC

Inga’s Once is not Enough – 4830 Macarthur Blvd NW, DC

Nomad Yard Collectiv -  411 New York Ave NE, DC

Need some tips on how to show up looking like you belong? Check out our past style guides for aspiring dandies and for aspiring quaintrelles.

Good luck and see you, Sunday!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reserve your tickets for the 8th Annual DC Tweed Ride

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Once again, it’s time for your favorite vintage-inspired fall bike ride! Grab your ticket, finalize the fine details of your outfit, and meet us November 6th for the 2016 Tweed Ride and Jazz-Age Jam.

We’ll meet around noon at a secret location (that will be shared with those who sign up for the ride), cruise through our fair District, take breaks for pictures and snacks, and then gather for a night of merriment and style at Roofers Union.

The party will be going strong from 5:30 to 9 p.m., and will feature the legendary Dandy Wellington and His Band, the Fidgety Feet Dancers, food, drinks, and the most stylish dandies and dames on this side of the Atlantic!

Three types of ticket are available:

  • Free Ride Registration ticket (enables us to e-mail you with start location details on 11/04/2016),*
  • Ticket to the Jazz Age Jam at Roofers Union without food or
  • Ticket to our Jazz Age Jam at Roofers Union with food.**

* You must register to the ride to receive the ride information and start location, even if you purchase party tickets. Each adult rider must register separately. 

**Tickets that include the buffet meal must be purchased by November 3 to provide the venue with enough notice to prepare for our hungry riders.

Get your tickets HERE! They typically sell out in advance, so snag yours before it’s too late!