Posts from the ‘Heritage’ category

Made Better: The Iconic Pea Coat

First worn by naval sailors in the early 19th century, the pea coat has solidified itself as the essential coat that defines modern American style, and…

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Good Service Is Good For Business

“Take care of the customer‚ take care of the employee‚ and the rest will take care of itself.”   – Gary Comer, Lands’ End Founder  …

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Preserving Our Love Of Lighthouses

When your company is founded by a sailor who chose a lighthouse to be the brand logo and your motto is “A Beacon For What’s Real,”…

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Special Delivery To Paraguay

We recently received this story from Patty O., a long time Lands’ End fan and former Peace Corps Volunteer. Enjoy.     In 1995, I was 23 years old,…

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The Build Up | Lands’ End Apostrophe

A glimpse at our hands-on approach to building the Fall 2014 issue of Lands’ End Apostrophe. Have a story or photos you’d like to share? Email…

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The Infamous Superman “Sex” Cover!

We’ve always prided ourselves on being a fairly wholesome, All-American type company. Quality, honesty, good service, Mom, apple pie, cheese curds and suchlike. So imagine our…

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A White Christmas in Arizona

What was your biggest Christmas wish as a kid? If you grew up in the Midwest, it was probably something simple – something you wished for…

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The Christmas Quilt

Whose idea it was, we no longer remember. Which is really the way it ought to be, with communal efforts like this. The idea? To decorate…

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Jingle All The Way

Even after fifty years in this business,we feel like there’s something magic about mail order. You find an item you like in a catalog or on…

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Mary’s Favorite Gary Story

Mary Hutmacher came to work at Lands’ End® in 1966,  just a few years after the company was founded. When Gary Comer found out she’d been…

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