Bon Voyage: We’re riding to the theater!

  Moulin Rouge, the Metro, the Catacombs, and the Grand Universal Exposition of 1889! Happenstance Theater‘s new show, BON VOYAGE! A Happenstance Escapade, is a timely celebration of Liberty, Equity, and Camaraderie. On July 27, we’re taking the scenic, two-wheeled route to catch the show! We’ll meet at Malmaison which is near the entrance to the Capital... Read More

Gift certificates from our 2016 D&Q Jazz Age Jam Clothing Sponsors

Remember the dapper gentlemen taking your tickets at the door for the our 2016 Jazz Age Jam at Roofers Union? The coupons you received upon entry can help you maintain a tailored look throughout the year.  Don’t forget to take advantage of the opportunity. Brown & Williams and Blank Label want to remind you of their offer. Read below! Brown & Williams: What a fantastic... Read More

Sunday’s Forecast: Perfect!

  Sunday will be sunny and mild with plenty of breeze to justify a light tweed jacket or cape!    Read More

Seersucker Forecast: Sunshine for Saturday!!

Abundant Sunshine and pleasant temperatures are in store for us this Saturday! We’re looking forward to a wonderful spring day. If you haven’t yet registered for the ride, be sure to do it before Friday afternoon so you can receive details on where the ride will begin and where the picnic takes place.    Read More

Still need tweed? Meet me at Vintage Vegabond.

    Still scrambling to find the perfect outfit for this year’s Tweed Ride? Missing that one accessory to make your look perfect? Let the experts at Vintage Vagabond Wardrobe House hook you up. Tomorrow, they’re hosting a tweed affair tailored to meet all your Tweed Ride needs. 20% off men and women styles. 3 great collectors in one space. Whiskey spritzers.... Read More

7 signs that your vintage fixation is taking over your life

1. You keep saying you will thin out your vintage clothing collection. It gets larger every month. 2. You can’t simply pass by a vintage shop because the owner knows you. He or she probably bought something recently at an estate sale with you in mind. 3. One look at the zipper, lining, claps or buttons and you know what year it was made. 4. You cried when you walked by Dr.... Read More

So much fun with feet that fidget!

  Fidgety Feet dancers help get us all moving to the music at every post-ride party! DC’s own Lindy Hop dance troupe showcase vintage swing and jazz dance moves to the sounds of Dandy Wellington and his Band. This year there will be more room than ever to boogie thanks to ample space at Roofers Union.  You don’t have to be a dance pro to join the action. Moving... Read More

Back by popular demand: Bethany’s boutonnières

  Those floral arrangements you see on the lapels of tweed coats. That’s the work of Bethany Karn. All of her flowers are locally sourced and they are made especially for us in advance of the DC Tweed Ride. You can pre-order with her, arrive to the start location, and have it pinned to your lapel, hat, dress or your bicycle handlebars! You take off on your bike looking... Read More

Vintage rides available at Velocity Bicycle Cooperative

  Visit Velocity Bicycle Cooperative in Alexandria, tomorrow, if you need an inexpensive used bike for Sunday’s ride and want to have something of your own to get you around town. The crew will be on hand this Sunday to help with last minute bike adjustments. If nearly flat tires, a dry chain and a little fender rub are slowing down your steed, Velocity can help you... Read More

Simple style pointers for first timers: For the Gentlemen

Presenting a few pointers for guys consider joining the DC Tweed Ride for the first time but admit to complete sartorial cluelessness. Hint: make an effort! Behold the simple sweater… Never ever wear a suit? Don’t own one and won’t buy one? T-shirts under slouchy sweaters are the antithesis of what this event is about. It says, “I hardly bothered to dress... Read More