Our Team

Lorna Murray

Founder & Designer

Founder and designer, Lorna is the brains behind the brand. She is very involved in all areas of the business. She works closely with her studio in Indonesia, developing new designs and collections and overseeing production and manufacturing.

She has a vivid imagination and bowerbird instincts, forever conceiving new ideas. Her favourite hat is Coconut Grove Vienna.

Karis Zanetta Cheng

Design Assistant

Karis is our E-commerce expert and logistics extraordinaire, with an uncanny memory for all hat names. She oversees most areas of the business, alongside Lorna, including managing wholesalers and retail customers, operations and organisational strategies. Her favourite hat is Mayfair Malolo.

Karis has graduated with a dual-degree of a Bachelor of Design in Fashion & Textiles and a Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation (Hons) from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). She is currently studying Honours in Fashion & Textiles Design at UTS. 

Hannah Riley

Design Assistant

Hannah is our resident writer, administration and production expert. She works closely with Lorna to develop new styles and designs and loves imagining new hat names and colourways. She is also our client-liaison and Sydney-based brand agent, passionate about sharing the Lorna Murray Apparel brand with the world. Her favourite hat is Picnic Bay Capri.

Hannah has graduated with a degree of a Bachelor of Design in Fashion & Textiles from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). She is currently studying Honours in Fashion & Textiles Design at UTS. 

Angie Xylas

Design Assistant

Angie is our social media expert and studio manager. She looks after the day-to-day operations, keeping an eye out on all incoming and outgoing freight deliveries and working on new projects for the label. Her favourite hat is Melbourne Capri.

Angie has graduated with a Bachelor of Design in Fashion & Textiles from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). She is currently working on her namesake label when she isn’t at the studio with the team. 

Agata Sibilska 

Design Assistant

Agata is our in-house quality-control expert, looking after our inventory and stock management. She has a meticulous eye and excellent organisational skills. Her favourite hat is Tumbled Ivory Capri.

Agata has graduated with a Bachelor of Design in Fashion & Textiles from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).  

Internship Program

Lorna Murray Apparel offers numerous flexible internship opportunities throughout the year.

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