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 even more splendid than you did when you showed up. Bethany’s... Read More

Behold the Boutonnière & How to get yours for the ride.

  Boutonnière: a floral decoration worn by men, typically a single flower or bud. The word comes from the French word for buttonhole. A woman walked up to me before the start of last year’s Tweed Ride and pinned my lapel with something that capped off my ride ensemble with a smart touch of class. Her name is Bethany Karn  and boutonnières are her specialty. Her floral touches wound up on several lucky riders last year and she’ll... Read More