Vineyard Vines is an American apparel and accessory retailer founded in 1998 on Martha's Vineyard by brothers Shep and Ian Murray. The brand has incorporated hats, shirts, shorts, and bags for men, women, and children, and has grown to have several retail stores and outlets along the East Coast. Originally, Ian and Shep held high-paying corporate jobs in Manhattan, New York City. However, the brothers grew tired of the corporate lifestyle. Ian claims the duo a__started making neckties so [they] didnt have to wear them. During the fourth weekend in July, the two brothers nomadically sold their 800 ties throughout Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts on their boat or jeep. Initially, the duo offered four different styles of tie.
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