From humble beginnings designing boardshorts at home and cutting them out on the kitchen table and selling them in local surf shops, Gordon Merchant’s designs quickly gained traction with surfers preferring the superior functionality of the uniquely triple-stitched boardshorts.
By the 1980s, Merchant’s company – Billabong – had established its place in Australian surf culture.
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