The Seersucker Social Returns on Saturday June 18, 2016

Save the date and sort out your sartorial situation for our spring ride and social. In addition to our leisurely ride through the city, our post-ride picnic this year will be BYOP (bring your own picnic) and free to all! Visit our Facebook page often for more updates (that pesky algorithm makes our posts appear less often on your feed). We’re also on Twitter and Instagram! Stay turned for more details in the coming weeks.  Read More

7th Annual DC Tweed Ride: Registration is open and tickets to the party are on sale!

Three cheers for fall! October 25 is just a few short weeks away, so plan your look, tune up that vintage bike, and snag your ticket for the 7th annual DC Tweed Ride and Jazz-Age Jam at Roofers Union! Register for the ride and get your party tickets here!   *2014 DC Tweed Ride and Jazz-Age Jam photos by understand the vision  Read More

Register now for The 5th Annual DC Tweed Ride!

Register here, plan your look and meet us for our legendary day of bikes, style, smiles and celebration! Join us for DC’s most recognized fall event. We’ll start at surprise meeting place, cruise through the city and party in the most dandified way imaginable!  Our Bash will feature the legendary Dandy Wellington and his Band, Burlesque Sensation, “Medianoche,” Fidgety Feet Dancers, Food, Drinks and of course the most stylish... Read More

The 2013 Seersucker Social (part II pics): Same Style. Different Destination.

With  so many excellent photographs too choose from, it was difficult to make selections for the posts on this past Sunday. The ride and social at Carderock brought familiar faces and first timers  together in a wonderful new setting we’ll have to visit again. Enjoy these and head to the Worn Magazine blog for Nicole Aguirre’s amazing images and portraits from our day.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo... Read More

Registration and Tickets for The 2012 DC Tweed Ride & Bash at Brixton on Sunday, November 4.

On our fourth year, The DC Tweed Ride ends at Brixton on U Street for our raucous post ride feast and celebration!  The Tweed Ride gathering occurs at noon and our ride begins at 1PM. The legendary bash begins at 4pm. Dandy Wellington and his 6 piece jazz band on Brixton’s outdoor rooftop. Brixton small plate buffet and  the best Gin Punch in town. New York’s  latest burlesque sensation “Tansy” Performance by the Fidgety... Read More

Men’s Summer Footwear: Raise the Bar

Finding stylish summer footwear can present something of a conundrum for men of a Dandiacal bent. While ladies have countless options to choose from, what is a gentleman of refined tastes to do? Luckily, there are a few choices available to us.   If you simply can’t get away from the feeling of the air between your toes, then a pair of leather sandals would likely suit you. There are numerous styles that display more or less of your foot and... Read More

Attention Dandies & Quaintrelles; You’re Better Than That.

The summer is upon us again, and the Washington heat promises to be as merciless as ever. This presents a problem for those of us who feel the need to walk around in style, regardless of the temperature. There are a number of stylish and acceptable options for summer footwear which I will highlight in subsequent posts, but for today’s missive I choose to point out some hot weather footwear the style conscious Dandy or Quaintrelle should eschew.... Read More

Diz and Izzy Aster, the specatular vaudeville duo, are ready to entertain us this Sunday.

Izzy Aster performed the sweetest rendition of Gershwin’s “Summertime” for us at the 2011 Seersucker Social He performed his delightful number  with a bow and a wood cutting saw.  It nearly went without a hitch. Izzy had a few problems at the start of his routine and provided us with more than a few laughs as he began his brilliant act. Unfortunately, he had to perform that day without his better half. Due to a travel mishap... Read More

Sneak Peak at a vintage-styled Sunday at Smith Commons

Time spent with photographer/blogger Katie Warren, stylist Elise Peterson and friends this past Sunday at Smith Commons resulted in superb imagery. The 2011 DC Tweed Ride was their inspiration. The clothes were lent by It’s Vintage Darling and Pretty People Vintage. The models were stunning. The venue was a fine setting for a vintage dress up day. Be inspired for this Sunday!   More images are on the way!  Read More

2011 DC Tweed Ride & Celebration

Get out your jodhpurs and fascinators, the legendary DC Tweed Ride is back! Dandies & Quaintrelles will take to the streets on Sunday November 13 for a spirited ride through the best that Washington has to offer. With help from BicycleSpace, Velocity Cycles Co-op, and D&Q friends, riders will navigate through scenic side streets, historic monuments, city parks and several downtown locales. Register here so you can receive important information... Read More

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