If you happened to read my last blog “Christmas at the Welch House”, maybe you remember my “Buy Local, Give Global” statement. In the same vein, let’s talk about L.L. Bean.
L.L. Bean was founded by, well, Leon Leonwood Bean in 1912 and this boot design, “The Maine Hunting Boot” was his first product.
The often imitated, never duplicated Bean Boot.
He was an outdoorsman himself, and was sick and ...Continue Reading →