Behind the Scenes
- Thursday, 12/5/13
We’ve been handcrafting Boat & Totes here in Maine since 1944. Now, we’re giving you the chance to design your own, still built for you by hand right here. Pick from four sizes, two handle options, and 11 different handle and bottom colors. Want to add an exterior pocket? You can! Zip top or open… More
- Wednesday, 11/27/13
When most of us think of winter fun, we picture an afternoon at the skating pond, a day at our local sledding hill or a weekend at a ski resort. But to John P., senior designer at L.L.Bean, it means something a little more intense. That’s why, in the middle of February, John joins a… More
- Monday, 11/18/13
Maine is 90% forested, about 95 billion trees in all, and half of them are balsam and spruce. So we can be extremely picky about choosing just the right evergreens for our wreaths. When we take to the woods to gather greenery, only thick, healthy boughs of certain species are selected for our holiday decorations.… More
- Thursday, 11/14/13
As told by Bootmobile driver Eddie F. The day started just like any other day; I woke up, got ready, and headed out to give the Bootmobile its regular check-up: lights, turn signals, tire pressure, etc. But today it looked a little different – completely decked out in red, to replicate the 2013 World Championship… More
- Saturday, 11/2/13
What do a can of soda, half a dozen eggs, a single boot and a 6-inch meatball sub have in common? All of them weigh more than our Ascent Packaway Jacket, which tips the scales at just 12 ounces. But don’t let the weight fool you; as one customer put it, “When I received… More
- Monday, 10/28/13
Did you know there’s a chocolate factory right down the street from our L.L.Bean campus here in Freeport, Maine? Wilbur’s of Maine has been making chocolate confections for the past 30 years. It all began when Tom Wilbur, a school teacher on summer break, went to candy school. After studying confections for a summer in… More
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