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 to music of Dandy Wellington is easy and you can watch the masters... 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 for this but didn’t want to miss something that seems special.”... Read More

Need tweed? Vintage recommendations for the guys.

On the hunt for vintage tweed menswear?  Having trouble locating the perfect tweed jacket for the upcoming ride? Simply want to add new options to your closet? There are plenty of local specialists to help you. Offerings below are from Brown & Williams Brown and Williams Clothiers are the new guys on the block.  If you’ve visited D.C. Flea in the past month, you had to notice the two best dressed clothiers in the market.  Howard Brown... Read More

Tweed Ride Registration now open

                              As things return to normal in our beloved city, it’s time to look forward to our big fall ride! Register for the free 5th Annual DC Tweed Ride and purchase tickets to our Bash at Brixton before they sell out. Our eventbrite registration and ticket link is live at:  http://2013dctweedride.eventbrite.com/ Interested in volunteering to check... 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

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

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

Dandy Alert: Seersucker Social Long Ride Photos available at wornmagazine.com

Official Seersucker Social 2012 long ride photographs are now available for purchase!  Visit the Worn Magazine blog to find out if your image was captured while riding by photographer Nicole Aguirre.  Nicole managed to get 156 beautiful images while being shuttled along the route via vespa. Non-watermarked hi-res images are only $10 and a percentage of proceeds will go toward the financing of future D&Q events. We will be showcasing 4 images... 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

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

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