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Monthly Archives: September 2012


  1. Tuesday, 9/18/12

    Our Back-to-School Blog Reading List

    Whether they’re finding a remote getaway, admiring the beauty of the Maine woods, preparing dinner from the day’s hunt or exploring art and fashion in New England, these adventurous bloggers entertain us year-round. Here’s what we’re looking forward to from our favorite blogs this fall.   Adventure Journal Created by Steve Casimiro – outdoor photographer,… More



  2. Wednesday, 9/12/12

    Employee Outdoor Moments

    As part of our Million Moment Mission to donate $1 million to the National Park Foundation, we’ve been able to experience amazing outdoor moments with our fans – moments like our 100th Anniversary Hometown Celebration in Freeport, a Gear Giveaway winner’s climb up Mount Kilimanjaro and photos of your outdoor adventures on Facebook. Now, here… More



  3. Monday, 9/10/12

    Classically Covered: Our Third Catalog Cover with Randal Ford

    So many things about L.L.Bean are considered classic – including the design of our catalog covers. This year, in celebration of our 100th anniversary, we are reinterpreting four favorite “classic” covers from years past. Our Fall 2012 catalog, in mailboxes this week, features the third cover in the series by award-winning photographer Randal Ford.  … More



  4. Friday, 9/7/12

    A Man, a Backpack and a Mission

      You may remember that we featured L.L.Bean customer and avid outdoorsman Steve Gadecki in our recent Discover Something advertising campaign. Steve wanted to say thanks and share his personal story, which involves an L.L.Bean backpack and a love for our national parks.   Steve writes:   My story begins when my mother bought me… More



  5. Wednesday, 9/5/12

    The Bootmobile’s Top 5 Summer Moments

      Our Bootmobile has had quite the summer, and the drivers have great stories to boot (pun intended). Here are Bootmobile driver Keith’s top five moments with the boot-on-wheels.   A Driver’s Bootmobile Moments   There once was a news show called “On the Road with Charles Kuralt” that reported from the back roads of… More



  6. Monday, 9/3/12

    Adirondack Chairs: a Century of American Furniture

    Labor Day seems a fitting day to pay tribute to America’s talented woodworkers. We asked the manufacturer of L.L.Bean’s Classic Wooden Adirondack Chair, to tell us about the history and inspiration for this chair – a perennial customer favorite.       Guest blog by Luke Eriksen and Nathaniel Gibson:   Over the past century,… More



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