Get that Signature Look

March 25, 2010 at 1:44 PM 3 comments

Since I was a little girl, I have shopped at L.L. Bean. My mom and I used to get matching swimsuits from there – it’s embarrassing to think how long we did that for (I refuse to reveal). As I grew older, L.L. Bean’s style and mine did not meet eye to eye. There were items that felt outdated or too “mommy.” Although, I remained a faithful shopper for their raincoats and tote bags.

My lovely sister-in-law sent me an e-mail informing me that L.L. Bean has now formed a “signature” line. To be honest, I think that some of it is just plain dull. The goal was to stay true to the L.L. Bean look which they have accomplished, while giving it a more updated look which they could have worked on. I think the company could have taken a stronger departure from their 98 year history of classic clothes; this was their chance to experiment. I believe they could afford to be more bold with their patterns, colors and hem line lengths while remaining true to the L.L. Bean look. All in all, I find the signature look a step in the right direction. I would be thrilled to have all of the items below in my closet. Take a look at the line, what do you think? What would you buy or what wouldn’t you buy?



All items available here.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Beatrice Olivia Blake  |  March 25, 2010 at 2:28 PM

    Kate,
    Thanks for the update on LLBean. I automatically just throw the catalog in the trash unless I am in need of a canvas bag. I might try one of the shirts but those pants look too low rise for me. Nice tote

    Reply
  • 2. Dan  |  March 26, 2010 at 5:36 AM

    This is just the beginning of the Bean Signature Line. Watch for bigger and better things in the future.

    Reply
  • 3. katecollinsinteriors  |  March 26, 2010 at 6:22 PM

    I’m looking forward to it!

    Reply

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