The Look, 1975

It was a time when tube socks were pulled up to the knees, when everyone wore the same sneakers, and there were only one or two wooden racket brands to choose from.

The Look, 1985

Unmistakeably ’80s, inarguably Edgartown, and straight from an advertisement that ran in the pages of our inaugural issue in the summer of 1985.

The Look, 1950?

Was it a spring cleaning ritual? Laundry day? An apron sewing bee?

The Look, 1972

The year was 1972 and the streets were covered in snow.

The Look, 1975

Photographer Peter Simon’s housemates pose in front of their semi-commune in Aquinnah, where they spent the summer outfitting the house with utilities.

The Look, 1984

Ed Jerome, current Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby president and former Edgartown school principal, sports a turtleneck–polo shirt combo and a mustache that’s unmistakably eighties at the derby headquarters.

The Look, 1950

Irving Chapman, a founding member of the Egartown Reading Room, with his
daughter Lucille “Tootie” Chapman at Edgartown Bathing Beach on Chappaquiddick.

The Look, 1922

Phillip R. Allston, of Boston and Martha’s Vineyard, snapped this picture of his friends at Inkwell Beach in Oak Bluffs.


The Look, 1970

Looking good on the south shore.