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10% OFF Your Entire Order. Offer ends MONDAY. Enter promo code SAVE10 at checkout.
10% OFF your entire order. Offer Ends October 12. To redeem at our retail stores, print this coupon and receive 10% off. Sorry, offer not valid at L.L.Bean Outlets.

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Save 10% on select merchandise purchased from L.L.Bean at, by phone or at retail stores; not valid at L.L.Bean Outlets or through our Web site. To redeem offer, either click through your promotional email; enter promo code SAVE10 during online checkout; provide the code to a phone representative; or present email to a store cashier. Offer applies to merchandise only and excludes shipping charges; return labels; taxes; license/stamps; gift cards; repairs; duty; engraving; monogramming; alterations; gift boxes; select boats, optics, electronics, knives and tools; firearms; 100th anniversary products; Bean Boots by L.L.Bean and Maine Hunting Shoes; Outdoor Discovery Schools private lessons and custom adventures; and Direct to Business orders. Not valid on previous purchases or with employee discounts. Cannot be combined with other percent-off or dollar-off discounts. All refunds will match the discounted amount on the purchase receipt. L.L.Bean reserves the right to deactivate promo code(s) in the event of fraud or technical issues and to limit quantities of individual items eligible for purchase with this discount. Offer valid from Thursday, October 8, 2015, at 12:01 a.m. ET, to Monday, October 12, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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Boat and Tote Bags

Tour L.L.Bean's manufacturing facility in Brunswick, Maine, where we make our legendary tote bags.



The simply iconic Boat and Tote

The simply iconic Boat and Tote (00:28)

Allagash Pack Basket

Allagash Pack Basket (01:21)

L.L.Bean Original Book Pack

L.L.Bean Original Book Pack (00:33)

L.L.Bean Original Plus Book Pack

L.L.Bean Original Plus Book Pack (00:32)

Super Deluxe Book Pack

Super Deluxe Book Pack (00:30)

Deluxe Book Pack

Deluxe Book Pack (00:33)

Deluxe Plus Book Pack

Deluxe Plus Book Pack (00:33)

Turbo Transit Pack

Turbo Transit Pack (00:31)

Discovery Backpack

Discovery Backpack (00:31)

Traverse Backpack

Traverse Backpack (00:34)

L.L.Bean Employee Travel Tips

L.L.Bean Employee Travel Tips (02:58)

Luggage Testing

Luggage Testing (01:59)

Expedition Rolling Duffle

Expedition Rolling Duffle (00:52)

Boat and Tote Bags

The Boat and Tote was originally inspired by an ice carrier, but it really took on its current form in the 1960s, when we began offering it with a red trim or a blue trim. We here at L.L.Bean are very proud of our manufacturing facility here in Brunswick, Maine. This is where we make our iconic Boat and Tote Bags with the highest-quality materials and construction.

Our process...

Employee 1: I cut the material for Boat and Tote. This is a style for everyone.

Employee 2: I've got the first stitching operation of the bag. I'm folding the top of the bag and I put the label in.

Employee 3: We have what we call the inserts that are put in and it goes in through a guide to put the handle on. That way it makes them all come out even.

Employee 4: I have been with this company for 31 years. I do everything by eye. When I come down the first side, I have to come down to the bottom material. Then when I roll it up, I know that it needs to be up 4¼ from the bottom.

Employee 5: Before I do anything, I check it over to make sure there are no defects on the bag itself, and then when I'm done, after I seal it, I put the product label on it, I put it in my box, I case it up. And then I ship it out and put it on the skid.

Employee 6: We're all conscientious about our bags, and we take pride in it, and we all work as a team, and we do good quality.