Customers have trusted L.L.Bean for quality apparel, durable outdoor equipment and expert advice since 1912. From starting in Freeport, Maine, the company has grown to a global organization. L.L.Bean products are recognized around the world for their practical design and high quality. Many items have been in the product line for several decades, due to their reliability. The company devotes significant time and energy to product research, testing and development to ensure lasting quality.