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LL Bean Gives Away Big Bucks To Lucky Customer

AP | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean and Barclaycard U.S. are awarding $1 million to a customer as part of the Maine-based retailer's centennial celebra...

What I Don't Want for Christmas

Brian Rooney | Posted 02.04.2013 | Comedy
Brian Rooney

My wife and kids have been at me to make a Christmas list, so I sat down with an accumulated stack of Christmas catalogues. I was unable to find anything I want, but I did produce a list of things I definitely do not want for Christmas.

The Grand Finale: Fashion Week for Suburban Dads

Dan Zevin | Posted 04.18.2012 | Style
Dan Zevin

Nobody is going to look better on this Fashion Week Friday than suburban dads. Why? FLEECE. On Monday through Thursday, we're all business in our buttoned-up clearance clothes from Banana Republic. But by the end of the work week, it's time to TGIF. Thank God It's Fleece Day.

Dreamin' of the Usual: A Backpack!

Al Baio | Posted 02.12.2012 | Style
Al Baio

Backpack Block Party! is on a quest to find the backpack of your dreams. Let's meet a contender! Where did you find your backpack? My mom used to w...

Christina Wilkie

Obama Campaign's Designer Knock-Offs?

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are a two brands of tote bags that are perennially popular with American preppies. The first is the classic L.L. Bean canvas bag w...

So Out, It's In: The Anti-"It" Bag

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lindsay Mannering

Considering the recent economic downturn, it may be time to give up on "it" bags. The seasonal crop of trendy bags from luxury labels like YSL, Marc ...

Why We Still Make It In The USA

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.29.2011 | Small Business

The world is flat, we've been told, and globalization has sent many once-American products overseas for production. You might remember the Etch-a-Sket...

Teens Need Kitchen Counter-Culture

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

It's ironic that teens today are correctly pushing the social agenda in their schools to allow a diversity of identities to be expressed but are consuming foods that have little nutritional value and are uniform.

Eileen Fisher Now Making Clothes You May Want To Wear (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

On Sunday, the New York Times brought to light a very interesting development in the world of frumpy (sorry!) fashion: Eileen Fisher is now making clo...

L.L. Bean Party Style: Send Us Your Favorite Vintage Pieces! (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Last Wednesday, L.L. Bean feted its highly anticipated Signature Collection, which will be available in March. It looked like some party-goers pulled ...

Happy Birthday, Dad: My Father's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Sachs

Last year, for my dad's birthday, I trawled through his hundreds of comments on HuffPosts ranging from Sarah Palin to baseball. With that in mind, here's the sequel to "My Dad's Greatest Hits."

L.L.Bean Gets Hipster Makeover

NPR | Susan Sharon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

L.L.Bean is probably best known for its Maine Hunting Shoes, field coats and chamois shirts. But now, after nearly 100 years of catalog and retail sal...

Big Science in a Small City (Part 2): Three Cool Real Life Science Terms

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

As a fan of science, I get goose-bumps chatting hanging out with people who ponder, pursue and decode the world's nano- to exo-.

Honda Shows Advertisers The Way

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael B. Laskoff

Unfortunately, most consumer advertisers are still communicating that we should party like its 2007. Today, watching such an ad not only discourages spending, it promotes depression.

So Out, It's In: Workman's Clothes

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lindsay Mannering

I just returned to my hotel room in Columbia, SC after a long day spent on the main highways and back roads of the Palmetto State. What a bizarre an...

L.L. Bean Opens In Suburbs

Chicago Tribune | Sandra M. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

L.L. Bean, the outdoor merchant from Maine, is making its Midwest debut Friday with its much-anticipated store at the Arboretum of South Barrington, a...

Retailers Quietly Begin Furtive Holiday Shopping Season

New York Times | MICHAEL BARBARO and STUART ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Eager to expand the holiday shopping season without provoking consumers, retailers are experimenting with a novel approach: earlier-than-ever advertis...