To celebrate International Polar Bear Day February 27, L.L. Bean visited some of their favorite Polar Bears. Bean posted photos to Instagram and Facebook, noting that its iconic Bean boots are manufactured in Brunswick. Check out this cool Vine video, also. Amid hype during New York’s Fashion Week, when Glamour magazine editors dubbed the boot “the No. 1 snow boot of choice,” local news reports told of record orders (143,000 pairs in December) and back orders resulting in the company adding more jobs to keep up with demand. Read the Sun Journal article.