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LL Bean + Rogues Gallery = LL Bean Signature

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Great necrobump, friend.

Although this line isn't taken very seriously at LL Bean these days, I still love the signature Chamois shirts. They're excellent, especially now that J. Crew flannels completely suck.
 

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It doesn’t even have to be that high end

just not super budget like what it is today

Basically just go back to how it used to be but with slimmer sizing
 

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I have a pair of dress trousers in a lightweight wool that I love from early Signature. Also two pair of wool flannel trousers. Great fit on all three and have held up well all these years.

I live a couple hours from the Flagship as well and used to enjoy Rogues Gallery. Cool little shop.
 

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I have a pair of dress trousers in a lightweight wool that I love from early Signature. Also two pair of wool flannel trousers. Great fit on all three and have held up well all these years.

I live a couple hours from the Flagship as well and used to enjoy Rogues Gallery. Cool little shop.
Ha, hi Patrick! We umm “interacted” on Nick’s (welldresseddad) Instagram.
 

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Their current quality isn't even that bad. If they brought the manufacturing in-house and used premium materials for their Signature line, I'd be all over that. I bought a few things from LL Bean Signature years ago and still use them.
 

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LL Bean should merge Brooks Brothers. They can circle the drain together.
 

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Anyone want a cord suit from the first year or two of Signature?
 

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Not Signature but I just got the LlBean mountain classic anorak

https://m.llbean.com/llb/shop/115663?page=mountain-classic-anorak

pretty stoked on it for $59

i’m 6’/165 and can layer a size medium over a Shetland sweater no problem without it looking like a baggy mess

cut of anorak is really ideal

super versatile to— expect to wear it spring + fall over sweater and in summer with shorts

good job LLBean!
 

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I really miss the first year or two of this line. The quality was pretty decent, even if the fits were still a bit rough. I can't even navigate to just the Signature line through the LL bean website anymore without doing a search.

Someone mentioned those wool trousers - I specifically recall a season where they released a heavyweight green and heavyweight orange pair. I picked up the green at the time (which I've since regretfully sold), but kinda wish I had grabbed the orange. They were definitely a lot (think gun safety or traffic cone orange), but damn they were awesome.
 

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I occasionally get catalogs from Todd Snyder. His stuff looks nice, if not a bit overpriced (but I've never actually bought anything from him so maybe the quality is there too) but in the latest catalog, I saw a tiny little blurb about a new collection he's doing with LL Bean that's launching later this month:

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Now I'll have to look around to see if I can find any images from the runway in February. Maybe this means there will be a renewed focus on the LL Bean Signature line?
 

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