A Sunny Saturday is in the forecast for the Seersucker Social.

 Prepare yourself for a Sunny Saturday! Pictures below are from the 2011 Seersucker Social and were featured on the WornMagazine blog. Visit the site for more!    Read More

Dandy Alert: Second Hand Sundays, Final Round

Our pop-up consignment experience takes place again this Sunday (Oct 30) at Science Club from 12 until 6pm. Come to shop and consign. We are looking for those nice vintage pieces you are ready to leave with someone else. We have a number of items that are quite suitable for the next Tweed Ride. Find tweed suits, jackets, plus twos, caps, hats, ties, dresses, skirts & more. Great... Read More

What the heck happened to Diz?

Diz and Izzy Aster, Vaudeville’s Late Bloomers. A mysterious mishap in Poughkeepsie prevented the beautiful and talented Diz Aster from joining her husband Izzy in his performance at the 2011 Seersucker Social. Izzy, however, managed to perform despite is own on stage blunders. If anyone has a video of his performance, please get in touch with me. I would love to see... Read More

Hats. Hats. Hats.

Tears have formed in my bespectacled eyes for a fine dandy depot, Proper Topper, is closing its Georgetown location this weekend. Whilst on a hunt for a spaceman style watch in 2002, I discovered Anna Fuhrman’s well-curated store which has since become one of my essential outfitting posts, stocking hats by Gorin Brothers and other fine accessories. I’ve spotted a few... Read More

Tweed: A Pattern Primer

As far as quality names go, the best tweed can be traced to two of its most famous makers: Harris Tweed of Scotland and Donegal Tweed of Ireland. The closely-woven woolen fabric, known for its durability and resistance to moisture, was a mainstay for many outdoor activities such as shooting and hunting. In fact, stores like Orvis still carry tweed hunting gear originally designed... Read More

Three Speed for Tweed

Looking for just the right steed for the upcoming Tweed Ride?  In my humble opinion the correct mount for any tweed run is a proper English roadster.  All steel.  Three speeds. Hub gears.  Brooks saddle.  Made in England by the likes of Raleigh of Nottingham, Robin Hood, Rudge, Humber, BSA or any one of about a dozen reputable firms that spread this bicycle around the Empire... Read More