Monthly Archives: May 2014


  1. Friday, 5/30/14

    From the Great Outdoors to the NYC Runways, L.L.Bean Boots Are in High Demand

    Courtesy of a long, cold winter and a very wet spring, people have been lining up to buy our L.L.Bean Boots all year. So many in fact, that before we knew it we were experiencing an unprecedented demand. We couldn’t make them fast enough. It wasn’t just the weather taking a toll on our inventory.… More



  2. Friday, 5/30/14

    Exploring Maine Audubon’s East Point Sanctuary with Justin Chase

    Justin Chase is a regular guest blogger here at L.L.Bean Trailmix, as well as the writer of one of our favorite outdoor blogs, Outdoors, by Cracky! Last year, Justin wrote about a family visit to Maine Audubon’s Hamilton Sanctuary. We received so much great feedback about his post and photos, we invited him to share another… More



  3. Wednesday, 5/28/14

    Have You Tried Letterboxing?

    Have you ever heard of the ancient pastime of letterboxing? L.L.Bean employee Kathleen Stevens has. She’s been a letterboxer for eight years. A few months ago, she hosted her first letterboxing event at our flagship store here in Freeport, Maine. We asked Kathleen to fill us in on what her favorite hobby is all about.… More



  4. Thursday, 5/22/14

    L.L.Bean Team Finishes Third in 48th Annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

    2014 marked the 48th annual running of the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, and L.L.Bean employees Dave Beahm and Andy McClelland finished third in the corporate class with a time of 2:27:09 – moving up from a fourth place finish last year. This annual race, held on the third Saturday of April every year, is the largest… More



  5. Monday, 5/19/14

    Our Finest Linen Ever

    You’ll feel the difference from the moment you first wear this premium linen. It’s noticeably finer, with a soft hand and beautiful drape. The world’s best linen begins with the world’s finest flax fibers Thanks to a unique combination of fertile lands and temperate climate, the coastal regions of Belgium and northern France offer the… More



  6. Monday, 5/12/14

    National Bike to Work Day

    L.L.Bean employees have always shared in the beliefs of our founder, Leon Leonwood Bean: to be passionate about the outdoors and protect the environment. It’s our common bond here in Freeport. In 2013, a retail Outdoor Discovery Schools manager, Bill Y., successfully organized a bicycle commuting team to ride back and forth to work. The… More



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