Monthly Archives: January 2012
Exploring the outdoors is part of our DNA at L.L.Bean, and for our 100th anniversary celebration, we hope to share our passion for the outdoors by helping you to find yours. That’s why our Outdoor Discovery Schools® is offering 100 outdoor adventure courses during our anniversary year. This year, we’ve filled our course calendar with new and… More
When Leon Leonwood Bean launched our company 100 years ago, he designed a one-page mailer that advertised his Maine Hunting Shoe. In the 100 years that have passed since L.L.’s first mailing, we’ve designed hundreds of slightly more sophisticated mailers — our catalogs — with covers that feature the work of many talented artists, friends… More
At L.L.Bean, in addition to having a few published books under our belts, some of us are quite fond of a shorter form of literature: poetry. Recently, inspired by the launch of our 100th Anniversary, members of our Retail Allocations Team got their creative juices flowing and put pen to paper to write a few lines… More
Earlier this month, we announced the 100th Anniversary Maine Hunting Shoe®, a new, limited-edition member of the Bean Boot family with a nod to the original product design that launched our company in 1912. So how did the original Maine Hunting Shoe come to be a century ago? Some may be surprised to discover… More
Recently, we sat down with Guaranteed to Last author, Jim Gorman, to talk about his experience writing L.L.Bean’s centennial story. As an avid outdoorsman and lifelong fan of L.L.Bean, Jim had dozens of his own outdoor stories to share with us. How did you approach the writing of this book? L.L.Bean played a huge… More
This week marked the official launch of L.L.Bean’s 100th Anniversary, and we’re celebrating a century in many ways. Our Mission We announced our Million Moment Mission, an endeavor to collect one million outdoor moments from our fans, friends and outdoor enthusiasts in 2012. To thank our extended L.L.Bean community for each moment shared,… More
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- Bean Boot Giveaway – What’s Your L.L.Bean Boot Style?
- Win Your L.L.Bean Wish List!
- Our Outdoor Discovery Schools Kayaking Course Giveaway
- A Special Gift for the Boston Red Sox
- Bootmobile Rolls into Boston
- L.L.Bean Boots. Red Sox. Enter Our Fenway Bean Boot Giveaway!
- L.L.Bean Introduces ParkFinder
- Do you Haiku? We do.
- L.L.Bean Rated #1 in Customer Satisfaction
- L.L.Bean Holiday Shop Is Popping Up in Natick, MA
- A Restless Transplant
- Adventure Journal
- Alex Grant: Preppy. Quirky. Daddy.
- AMC Outdoors: Equipped
- AMC Outdoors: Great Kids, Great Outdoors
- AMC Trails
- AMC: Hike the Highlands
- Backpacking Light
- Backwoods Plaid
- Boot & Canoe
- Cold Splinters
- Gear Junkie
- Ivy Style
- N'East Style
- National Park Foundation
- Outdoors, by Cracky!
- The Weather Channel
- Whole Larder Love