Shop Talk : Sale incentives on Martha's Vineyard
Photo by Katryn Yerdon
Now is the time when many Island stores offer deep discounts on their wares to help clear out space for next season's arrivals.
Do you have a winter getaway planned? Perhaps to a sunny, warm spot? Your summer wardrobe probably took some wear and tear, so why not give it an infusion of new outfits perfect for your winter vacation? Visiting clothing stores that specialize in summer or resort wear will be your best bet. Such examples include The Collection on the corner of Union and Main streets in Vineyard Haven, which has a colorful array of resort wear and fashion-forward sandals, along with accessories to match.
Eastaway Clothing on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs also carries a variety of lightweight, stylish clothing for both men and women. The selection ranges from swimsuits to dresses and baha shirts for men, along with shoes and accessories for all occasions.
If you are a lady looking for something funky and fresh, Megan's across from The Flying Horses in Oak Bluffs has something for you. From dresses to jewelry, scarves to hairpieces, everything has its own unique vibe.
Then there is Vineyard Vines, preppy trend setters for resort and casual wear and well-known for styles including signature silk ties for men. Found in both Edgartown on Winter Street and on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs, they make it easy to shop for sales along with the newest fashions for the peak of perfection on your trip.
And Pandora's Box in Chilmark (Menemsha) announces its annual half-off everything sale that started Wednesday, Oct. 3 and runs through Monday, Oct. 8, 11 am to 6 pm.
Keep in mind that these are just a few of our numerous, exceptional stores that offer wonderful clothing selections and sales to boot.
The holidays aren't that far off, and gift giving seems to never end. Those who live off Island but love to come and visit sometime each year always seem to enjoy an item that is emblazoned with Martha's Vineyard or is from an icon connected to the Island itself. With our numerous tee-shirt and souvenir stores, most with some amazing sales currently going on, it's easy to fill your shopping bag with some of their goodies.
Such examples include Shirt Tales, Soft as a Grape, Ocean T-shirts, the Black Dog stores, Menemsha Blues, Beetlebung Clothing, and the Island Grown Initiative shirts available at Cronig's among other stores.
New Years Resolutions could also be your stimulation for shopping the current sales: why wait 'til New Years to begin your resolution. An example is a frequent choice of living a more active lifestyle. Think about it, you are choosing to start being more active when it is the coldest outside. Why not start now by taking up a water sport that you can stay dry in this autumnal weather while getting in an enjoyable workout and seeing the Island at its colorful best. Kayaking could fit that bill and with Winds Up's current sale on kayaks, paddleboards, accessories, and so much more, it could be a perfect fit for you. They are located on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven; for their most current hours call them directly at 508-693-4252.
Sales don't last forever, nor does inventory. So the next time you see a sale sign, stop in to see how you might benefit. Happy shopping!