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

I am Dandy: The return of the Elegant Gentleman.

  I spent a recent holiday weekend in Philadelphia and managed to get a look at I am Dandy: The return of the Elegant Gentleman.  The hefty coffee table book was on display at Briar Vintage. The bound treasure is filled with wonderful photography and words by friends Nathaniel Adams and Rose Callahan.  The book was as thoughtfully constructed as any respectable dandy wardrobe.  It’s a must have for DC dandies!  Read More

The Dandy who brings the BANG to the Bash…

  Dandy Wellington sets the standard for how jazz-age music is performed. The look, the energy, and the music chops are top notch.  His performances are a treat to the eyes, ears, and soul!  He rolls into DC twice a year and sets the party on fire. Before midnight, he boards a bus and in the tip of a hat, he’s gone! Maybe you  haven’t seen him perform. Maybe you only do the rides. It’s like having apple pie without a scoop... 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

There’s a storm brewing…

…and it’s the sound of Dandy Wellington and his Band.  Catch him on November 4th at the DC Tweed Ride Bash at Brixton. “Inspired by the Big Band Era of Jazz, Dandy Wellington and his Band have taken the sounds of the 1930′s and 40′s and created a world of well dressed music. With a passion for obscure songs steeped in the Jazz tradition, Dandy Wellington has assembled a catalog of music that invokes an atmosphere of... Read More

A Seersucker Sensation!

Ladies and Gentlemen, It was a true pleasure hosting this year’s Seersucker Social with Holly Bass and Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Thank you to those that came out in jaw-dropping styles that remind me of why this is all worthwhile. Thank you to Velocity Coop, The Daily Rider, St. Germain, Bar Pilar, Car2Go, an army of wonderful volunteers, our ride coordinator Sheba Farrin, Happenstance Theater for making us grin, Dandy Wellington... Read More

Dandy Wellington returns for DC Tweed Ride Celebration

He lit up the Stroga ballroom for last year’s DC Tweed Ride Celebration, and brought the cool to a hot summer evening at the Seersucker Social. Dandies and Quaintrelles is pleased as punch to announce the return of showmen and class acts Dandy Wellington and his Band. Pop your bike into gear, put your fur cap in place and get excited to set things on fire at Smith Commons this Sunday! ———————– Inspired... Read More

“Betweed You and Me ” – A D&Q Tweed Party & Post Ride Celebration

“Betweed You and Me ” – A Post Ride Celebration. D&Q is bringing Dandy Wellington and his House of Boots production company from NYC to provide top notch retro style entertainment to follow a vintage bicycle-inspired fashion show featuring local designers and vintage shops.  Relax after the tweed ride as the music of Drew Nugent and the Midnight Societys’ 20′s era swing band fills the air, where performers Gin... Read More