During New York's fashion week in February, designer Manolo Blahnik spotlighted L.L. Bean's Maine Hunting Shoe as a fashionable piece of form-follows-function footwear. That combined with a hard winter has kept the boot in high demand and L.L. Bean is faced with the delightful problem of keeping them on the shelves.
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