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Is Landsend aimed at the more 'mature'?

(22 Posts)
Overmydeadbody Fri 10-Oct-08 19:27:54

Because when I look through the catalogue I can't help but think it is, but is it just my associations with it? (my grandad always used to buy stuff from them)

flowerybeanbag Fri 10-Oct-08 19:30:28

Well my mum is a fan, and she's almost 60.

Overmydeadbody Fri 10-Oct-08 19:31:46

Ah, I thought so

mabanana Fri 10-Oct-08 19:32:21

Yes. Old, fat Americans, primarily. Republican ones, I would guess. wink

Overmydeadbody Fri 10-Oct-08 19:35:05

<snort> mabanana

seeker Fri 10-Oct-08 19:42:06

But the down jackets are absolutely wonderful. And so are the T shirts - especially the really long ones for sleeping in.

Lauriefairycake Fri 10-Oct-08 19:42:26

more 'mature'

'half-dead' is the phrase that springs to mind

<runs away quickly cos I'm sure expat has a lovely coat from there> grin

Overmydeadbody Fri 10-Oct-08 19:44:21

Well maybe seeker, but they're not exactly flattering are they?grin

Overmydeadbody Fri 10-Oct-08 19:45:08

Laurie that sounds about right for expat grin

Anna8888 Fri 10-Oct-08 19:45:15


Overmydeadbody Fri 10-Oct-08 19:46:08

(not that I'm saying expat is half dead, just that it wouldn't surprise me if she had a coat from thereblush)

I'll stop digging now shall I?

nickytwoooohtimes Fri 10-Oct-08 19:51:40

Surely the over-abundance of elasticated waists is a give away?

seeker Fri 10-Oct-08 19:54:16

Not flattering, but WARM!!!!!!!!!

And I am not a Republican.

And I have been in the same relationship for more that 25 years - I don't wear nightclothes becasue they are flattering!

And what's wrong with elastic waists?

expatinscotland Fri 10-Oct-08 19:55:37

I have a lot of stuff from there.

I'm not fat or Republican.

The outdoor stuff is actually really good quality, durable and cheap.

zippitippitoes Fri 10-Oct-08 19:56:24

the one here closed down

think we are too trendy lolol

the most dull clothes imaginable the klind of thing you get in newspaper ads

i think very mature is the answer

expatinscotland Fri 10-Oct-08 19:58:54

i am getting the extreme squall jacket from there.

not a coat.

coats are useless around here. you need a jacket with a hood and it needs to be waterproof and windproof.

expatinscotland Fri 10-Oct-08 20:00:41

the US catalogue is way, way better than what's on offer on the British site/shops.

but i don't like British clothes for the most part as most don't fit me - especially the trousers, which tend to have too small an area for the pelvis IME.

percent Fri 10-Oct-08 20:06:28

I have two coats from there.

The best coats I have ever had.

Expat is right. Waterproof, windproof, hooded and most of all warm.

cariboo Fri 10-Oct-08 20:16:55

Agree that women's stuff looks frumpy. And is. LLBean much more flattering. But LE does wonderful children's stuff, esp outerwear, as they call it.

unclefluffy Fri 10-Oct-08 21:09:13

I miss LLBean. Used to live 15 minutes drive from one of their actual stores in the States. Just wish my bump allowed me to zip up my lovely down bodywarmer.

cariboo Sat 11-Oct-08 08:11:54

They ship their stuff internationally.

ivykaty44 Sat 11-Oct-08 08:16:42

Aimed at outsized (both ways up and out) as they dont hem their trousers so that you can hem them to your own leg length. So if you have a 37" inside leg they are great smile

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