It’s been close to four months since we learned about L.L. Bean’s upcoming lifestyle “Signature” collection, and now the first images of the line have found their way to the Internet. Slated to drop in March, the collection will contain items from the brand’s product archives, updated and targeted to a younger generation currently obsessed with heritage brands. Designer Alex Carleton (of Rogues Gallery, another New England-centric collection) has made careful use of the company’s classics like duck boots, canvas boat totes and use of chambray, and re-invented them for a whole new customer.
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