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Prep for All the Possibilities

Get ready to spend the holiday season outside with legendary styles that have seen it all – and expert buying guides to help you choose the right pieces for all that’s out there this winter.

Guide to the Perfect Base Layers

Base layers make it easier, warmer, and more comfortable to get out there – no matter the forecast. Our cold-weather experts will take you through the layering systems you need to feel great all season.

Employee Stories: Irreplaceable Hand-Me-Downs

We asked L.L.Bean employees to share stories about their most cherished vintage hand-me-downs and the special ways they create connections to the past.

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Winter Boot Buying Guide

Your guide to finding the perfect cold weather boots – whether you’re running errands, playing in the snow, or exploring wintry landscapes.

Outerwear Buying Guide

The best jacket for you is the one that will provide the most comfort for what you’re doing. We’ll help you choose the right outerwear for what’s out there.

The Rise of the American Backpacker and the Vest that Kept Them Warm

When the early-1970s backpacking boom called for a lighter, less bulky layer, L.L.Bean answered the call, making getting outside more enjoyable for generations to come.

Customer Stories: 40 Year in a Baxter State Parka

Passed along from husband to wife, this Baxter State Parka has seen it all over the past 40 years – and this couple has the fond outdoor memories to prove it.

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