gorman does not accept mulesing and has managed to achieve the use of non-mulesed merino in our 100% merino wool garments. All wool under the gorman green label is certified by the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS).
Mohair & angora
In response to reports by PETA exposing animal cruelty in the mohair and angora industries, gorman ceased using angora in 2016 and have phased out the use of mohair as of 2020.
gorman does not include fur in its range.
Exotic skins and Endangered species
Endangered species which appear on the convention on international trade in endangered species (cites) or the IUCN red list of threatened species, are not used.
gorman does not include real exotic animal skins in its range, including snake, alligator, crocodile, lizard, ostrich, emu, kangaroo, eel, shark and stingray.
Down & feather
From July 2018, gorman only sources down and feather from suppliers that have Responsible Down Standard certification..
endangered species which appear on the convention on international trade in endangered species (cites) or the iucn red list of threatened species, will not be used.
Our accessories range includes a selection of vegan leather options.
All our apparel leather is a by-product of the meat industry with full traceability to the farm, and the processing of hides complies with stringent REACH chemical standards.
As of September 2020, gorman have committed to no longer using leather in apparel collections.