Based in Newport, Rhode Island, Burgess Sweaters was founded in 2017 by Cathy Burgess. The mission was to provide high quality, luxurious sweaters to women who enjoyed the finer things in life! Burgess is committed to sustainability and uses yarn that are part of the BCI, Better Cotton Initiative. The BCI ensures that standards for cotton production is better for the producers along with our environment. It also focuses directly on the farmers as they are the true source of knowledge when it comes to the practices of cotton production.
Island Pursuit is proud to partner with a manufacturer such as Burgess who believes strongly in providing their customers with the highest quality yarns that are socially responsible and beautifully made. Burgess is concerned not only with the quality of the yarns they use, but also the quality of the life that impacts our society as a whole. They believe that responsible fibers and quality yarns results in luxurious products. See for yourself how well made, soft and luxurious Burgess Sweaters are! You'll be glad you did.