Billabong is a great choice when it comes to looking for fashionable & affordable clothing for men, women & teens. The brand was founded in 1973 by Gordon and Rena Merchant. It came from the same word which is a stagnant body of water attached to a waterway. The company sells surfwear and accessories under the Palmers Surf, Honolua Surf, Swell.com, Von Zipper, Kustom (footwear), Nixon, Xcel Wetsuits and Tigerlily brands, and also Element skate clothing and hardware. The brands are available at various surf and skateboard stores locations. Billabong has stores in selected upscale shopping malls in Dubai.