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Monthly Archives: January 2013


  1. Friday, 1/25/13

    Meet an L.L.Bean Catalog Cover Artist – Sarah Knock

    The thermometer outside our window here in Maine confirms it’s still winter, but thanks to Maine-based painter Sarah Knock that hasn’t stopped us from dreaming about spring and warmer weather.  Sarah’s painting “Near Birch Island” is L.L.Bean’s spring 2013 catalog cover – in customer mailboxes this week. Sarah is best known for her unique interpretations… More



  2. Friday, 1/18/13

    Turning a Block of Wood into an L.L.Bean Boot Trophy

    Each year since 1989, L.L.Bean has honored a select few employees with the prestigious Bean’s Best Award. Employees from across the company are nominated by their peers and only the best rise to the top to win this coveted award. To commemorate its 100th anniversary last year, L.L.Bean wanted to create a trophy that would… More



  3. Friday, 1/11/13

    Meet Three L.L.Bean Gear Giveaway Winners

      We recently wrapped up our 100th anniversary Get Out (fitted) Gear Giveaway.  Our goal was to give away L.L.Bean gear to lucky folks every day in 2012 to help them get outside and make new outdoor discoveries.   We’ve read more than 15,000 entries. Some funny, some poetic, some that truly moved us, and all… More



  4. Friday, 1/11/13

    Bean Boot Giveaway – What’s Your L.L.Bean Boot Style?

    The contest has ended.  Congratulations to our Bean Boot winner, Bliss D. We’ve pinned more than 100 photos of real people wearing L.L.Bean Boots to our Bean Boot Style Pinterest board and can’t wait to add one of you with your new boots! It doesn’t matter if you’ve never owned a pair or have five… More



  5. Friday, 1/4/13

    There’s a Bootmobile in My Driveway!

    L.L.Bean customers are used to seeing the UPS truck delivering their L.L.Bean packages, so it must have been a big surprise to one customer when the Bootmobile pulled into his driveway with a special delivery.     David P. entered our Gear Giveaway on behalf of his wife. The couple goes hiking together often, so… More



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