Meet the Boot That's Garnered a Cult Following For Generations
Duck boots may not seem like a style must have — they're all-purpose, rubber-soled, and more function than high fashion — but still, popular purveyor L.L. Bean can't manage to keep its own version, the bean boot, in stock each season. The craftsmanship and heritage brand behind the style has earned these boots something of a cult following. The boots have also proved to be just plain fun to style, and the Instagram hashtag #beanboots has been used nearly 60,000 times.
So whether you're in the market for a new pair or just need to dig yours out for a styling refresh, read on for 24 photos that will have you jumping for joy that it's finally bean boot season.
— Additional reporting by Hannah Weil McKinley