Monthly Archives: February 2014


  1. Thursday, 2/20/14

    Love Those Graphic T-Shirts? Meet the Team Who Makes Them

    Every L.L.Bean T-shirt, water bottle, bike or boot that needs a pattern or logo comes through Brian Sailer and his four-person graphic department here in our Freeport, Maine, office. “If it has a graphic on it, my team has touched it in some shape or form,” says Brian. Sailer moved to Maine almost three years… More



  2. Saturday, 2/15/14

    5 Photo Tips from a Conservation Photographer and Nature Junkie

    Photographer and filmmaker Morgan Heim has ventured from Colorado mountaintops to Southeast Asian coastlines, capturing images that build connections between the wild and familiar. That’s why, when we started searching for tips on improving our outdoor photography skills, calling Morgan was a no-brainer. Today, she’s providing us with some tips that range from key basic… More



  3. Tuesday, 2/11/14

    A guarantee that started in the backwoods of Maine

    In 1911, Leon Leonwood Bean returned from a hunting trip with cold, damp feet and a revolutionary idea. He decided to create a boot that was comfortable and durable enough for exploring the Maine woods.  Satisfied with his design, he sent out mailers to local fishermen and hunters, with a disclosure that each pair had… More



  4. Saturday, 2/8/14

    Sunshine Woven into Every Sheet

    Picture a warm, sunny summer day with a gentle breeze in the air. You carry a basket of freshly washed sheets out to the yard, letting the screen door slam behind you. Fastening a clothespin to each corner, you hang the sheets on the line and the warmth of the day dries them. At night… More



  5. Sunday, 2/2/14

    Our Urban Hiking Series: New York City

    At L.L.Bean, we believe in discovering the outdoors wherever you are, no matter the environment. Finding peace within a city can be as simple as finding adventure in your own backyard, even if it’s amidst a bustling urban jungle. So to kick off our new Urban Hiking series, we’re sharing our favorite outdoor spaces in… More



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