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Chatham Ivy, Wicked Preppy!

Chatham Ivy, Wicked Preppy!

Posted by Island Pursuit on Aug 23rd 2018

What does “wicked preppy” mean? Anyone from the Boston area knows that “wicked” means something different here. Its origins date back to the Puritans who came to New England in the 1600’s from En … read more
Stay Safe in the Sun with UPF50 Clothing!

Stay Safe in the Sun with UPF50 Clothing!

Posted by Island Pursuit on May 11th 2018

If you’re a baby boomer, you probably remember sitting in the sun with your album jackets covered in tin foil to attract more sun for a quicker tan! It was the time of the “Californian Drea … read more
Volvo Ocean Race Arrives in Newport!!!

Volvo Ocean Race Arrives in Newport!!!

Posted by Island Pursuit on May 7th 2018

The Volvo Ocean Race is an around the world race that takes place every three years. This year the race began in Alicante, Spain on October 22, 2017 and will travel to thirteen destinations arou … read more
What's Your Island Pursuit? Kiteboarding!!!

What's Your Island Pursuit? Kiteboarding!!!

Posted by Island Pursuit on Apr 25th 2018

Having decided to live on an island, Michael Valentino first opened Island Pursuit on Martha’s Vineyard in 1983. Ever since Michael was a child vacationing on the Jersey Shore and in Florida with hi … read more
The Iconic Breton Stripe, Where Did it Come From?

The Iconic Breton Stripe, Where Did it Come From?

Posted by Island Pursuit on Feb 15th 2014

If there is one fashion look that has stood the test of time it’s the nautical or “Breton” stripe. We see it in clothing, home decor, and accessories. Its message is clean, casual, and coastal … read more