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Save 10% on Your Entire Order. Offer Ends Tuesday. Enter promo code SUMMER at checkout.
Save 10% on Your Entire Order. Offer Ends Tuesday, May 26. 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 Retail Stores, by phone and online at Offer not valid at L.L.Bean Outlets. Offer can be redeemed by entering promo code SUMMER during online checkout, providing the code to a representative during a phone order, clicking through your promotional email or presenting email to a cashier in stores. Refunds will match the discounted amount on the purchase receipt. Offer applies to merchandise only, excluding numbered, limited-edition 100th anniversary products; shipping charges; return labels; taxes; license/stamps; gift cards; repairs; duty; Outdoor Discovery Schools® private lessons and custom adventures; engraving; monogramming; alterations; gift boxes; select boats, optics, electronics, knives and tools; firearms; and orders in our Direct to Business channel. Not valid on previous purchases or with employee discounts. May not be combined with other percent-off or dollar-off order discounts. L.L.Bean reserves the right to deactivate one or more promo codes in the event of fraud or technical issues, or to limit quantities of individual items that are eligible to be purchased with this discount. Offer valid from Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 12:01 a.m. ET, to Tuesday, May 26, 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.



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.