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Is Gorman an Australian brand?

Last Updated: 25th February, 2020

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Instantly recognisable and perpetually coveted, Gorman has become the uniform of fashion-savvy Australian women. In the 17 years since, Gorman has become an iconic Australian brand, proudly positioning itself as sustainable and local, with organic collections and small, personable boutiques country-wide.

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Also know, is Gorman made in Australia?

It's been 20 years since Lisa Gorman founded her eponymous label in Melbourne. Known for its colourful prints and collaborations with artists, designers and good causes, Gorman now has over 40 stores across Australia.

where is Gorman from? The story of Gorman begins at the last stop on the Great Ocean Road in the coastal town of Warrnambool. In the 1970s the town had a tight knit population of 25,000 and of these people one young woman would go onto become one of Australia's most recognised names in women's fashion. Her name Lisa Gorman.

In this way, who is Gorman owned by?

Factory X, which owns Gorman, received an F. Prices for Gorman dresses hover around the $250 mark while coats can sell for $400.

Who created Gorman clothing?

In 1999, Lisa Gorman launched her fledgling label gorman in Melbourne, without any intention of doing a second collection. Sixteen years and 34 collections later, gorman's bold prints and striking silhouettes have become iconic Australian fashion pieces, sought after and cherished by women all over the world.

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Is Gorman sustainable?

Lisa Gorman launched her clothing brand in 1999 with the aspiration of creating a sustainable fashion brand. In the years following, Gorman grew as a brand with a strong reputation for being both ethical and stylish. This was a moment of truth for the fashion industry.

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Is Gorman clothing ethical?

Australian fashion label Gorman, known for its strong social and ethical values, says consumers have been "misled" by an ethical clothing standards report from which it received an "F" for not participating.

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What is a Gorman?

The English surname Gorman can also be a topographic name for someone who lived near a triangular piece of land. The German surname (Görmann) is sometimes a variant of Gehrmann. German Gorman can also be of Slavic origin, from an occupational name, derived from the Slavic góra meaning "mountain".

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Where did Lisa Gorman grow up?

Lisa Gorman grew up in Warrnambool, Victoria. After following her parents into the healthcare profession and working as a nurse she knew her real passion was to be a fashion designer. Today she her own label, stores across Australia and is a highly recognized fashion designer.