L.L. Bean shocks with fashionable Signature Poplin Printed Skirt

Fashionable isn’t a word usually associated with L.L. Bean, unless perhaps you’re talking about their fluke, ubiquitous Boat and Tote Bag on the must-have list of stylish ladies across America. And even then, it’s a Hamptonsy beach basic, not all that exciting. But the outdoorsy catalog company has recently made a bid for chic hearts and wallets with its L.L. Bean Signature line. And with a graphic bird print, dare we say that the Poplin Printed Skirt, $69, above is a combination of classic and trendy? We’re the Fashion Police, nothing if not daring, so we do say it! What say you?

6 Comments

  • April 16, 2010

    shoes not blues

    Very nice!

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  • April 16, 2010

    peachfish

    Nope. The birds appear to be GEESE, which is all kinds of wrong.

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  • April 16, 2010

    L

    Forgive me, but what’s trendy about a knee-length A-line skirt? Don’t get me wrong, they form the backbone of my summer wardrobe, but that’s because they’re CLASSIC, not trendy.

    I’ve always liked LL Bean because I’ve found inexpensive preppy/classic items to mix into my own non-matronly wardrobe. I was prepared to like the Signature line but it’s quite underwhelming. The price competes with Banana Republic, Talbots, and Ann Taylor, all of which have much cuter offerings.

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  • April 16, 2010

    Andrea

    I was referring to the bird print being very trendy for spring – especially this swallow-like one. The a-line was indeed the classic part. 🙂
    .-= Andrea´s last blog ..ShinyAndrea: @qvc ask Mari Lyn @lovephilosophy about products for those around 30 – not exactly youthful, but not yet aging! =-.

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  • April 17, 2010

    alicia

    just love the bird print. I envision wearing it with my funtote dragonfly tote in a summer day! http://funtote.com/ftb848-dragonfly-city-tote-bag.html

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  • April 18, 2010

    Sandy

    I like this skirt, especially with the red shoes. However, I must agree with L – Ann Taylor and Banana Republic have much cuter offerings at the same price point. I have to admit, though, I never buy Ann Taylor or Banana Republic for full price. I actually manage to find quite a bit of that stuff in my favorite thrift store.

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