8 Stores Like L.L.Bean to Shop Right Now

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L.L.Bean is one of our favorite retailers for outdoor equipment, activewear and of course the famous Bean Boots. From kayaks to coats to sneakers, L.L.Bean has a huge selection for every kind of shopper, whether you’re an experienced camper or you prefer your hikes to be more like slightly sped up walks. (Or, if you’re not trying to leave the house, the slippers are super comfy, too.) Since we’re all well acquainted with the Maine staple’s greatness, check If you find yourself heading here, check out these other eight stores like L.L.Bean for all of your outdoor and activewear essentials.

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1. Rei

At REI you can find a massive range of activewear, sport equipment, fitness accessories and so much more. The brand is all about providing top-tier products to active people and giving back to the Earth with its sustainability pledges, including its Re/Supply program, which allows shoppers to trade in their old gear for gently used pieces to help fight overconsumption, its commitment to sourcing more sustainable materials and more.

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The North Face

2. The North Face

Best known for toasty warm winter coats and outerwear, The North Face is actually so much more than that. You can surf the site by activity, the specific product you’re looking for and past released collections. We’re particularly into the brand’s awesome bags, which are great for camping, biking, traveling and other outdoor activities.


3. Allbirds

At Allbirds, you’ll be able to find all of your outdoor wear basics like activity-based sneakers, activewear and accessories. The brand prides itself on sustainability measures to ensure its products reflect safe and humane work conditions, sustainable materials and other actions to lower their carbon footprint and give back to the planet.


4. Athleta

Athleta’s clothing selection ranges from activewear to athleisure to swimwear. The brand is committed to size inclusivity, with garments ranging from XXS to 3X (in addition to petite sizing). If stylish and well-made workout clothes and athleisure basics are on your shopping list, head to Athleta to get everything you need.


5. Nike

We all know and love Nike for its chic sporty gear. Despite having tons of products from apparel and shoes to accessories, the site is surprisingly easy to shop by activity. Love yoga? There’s a section for that. Just started tennis? There are more than 160 items to shop. Nike is a one-stop-shop for all things sports, but don’t forget about the cozy and cute lounge options they have available too.

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6. Columbia

Columbia is a hub for all things outdoor. From hiking to fishing to skiing, equipment and appropriate clothing can be found here. The brand is also well known for its expansive outerwear selection for colder months, and the options are available at reasonable prices.


7. Lululemon

lululemon is one of the best places to stop for high quality activewear. We obviously love the brand’s cult-favorite leggings, but they’re just the beginning. From the new sneakers to the Base Pace leggings to the half zips, you can secure your entire activewear wardrobe here.

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Alo Yoga

8. Alo Yoga

Alo has grown to be very trendy over the past few years, thanks to celebrity fans like Kendall Jenner. This brand nails athleisure, and they also have other selections too like fitness accessories and plenty of activewear. Similar to lululemon, Alo Yoga is becoming increasingly more popular for the high-quality items for many different workout activities.

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