The Reisser Collection
Sold in Harrods, Selfridges and Fenwicks and stores throughout the world.
Sold in the Far East
Berdorf Goodman in New York
First British Designer to occupy her own area in the designer floor.
Designed for seven years
Innovated the Woman's Wear Section
Won British Designer of the Year Award for Day Wear.
|Vogue Supplement - Spring 1987
"My dresses have always been very versatile, styles that can be dressed-up, clothes for a busy woman"
SPRING / SUMMER 1984
Reisser strongly believes the 1950's look is back, with full skirts and petticoats, straight skirts with
buttons either front or back, big important pockets and stripes and dots in different sizes all combined to create an overall
eye-catching, dashing look.
Reisser Shapes ... easy and free. Longer jackets with
shoulders following a natural line looking like big loos shirts. Full skirts, straight skirts, some waisted some drop
waisted and large buttons all the way.
Reisser Colours ... buttercup yellow; cornflower blue; poppy
read; stone and cool earth, all mixed in with white. Ivory and navy for evening wear.
Reisser Fabrics ... 100% pure new Wool. 100% wool Crepe.
100% wool Flannel. 100% Cotton. Pure Silk and Crepe-de-Chine.
Reisser Prints ... mixtures of cotton and silk with enormaous
dots and unusual splashes of colour - all looking like 50's paintings.
SPRING / SUMMER 1984
Day: big wide belts and sashes. Lots of buttons, front and back. Big pockets.
Blouses: blouses are exquistely cut, both single and double breasted with small collars and flowing
bows and ties.
Evening: glittering paillette georgette combined with contrasting ivory and navy to create a stunningly
Harrods Knightsbridge, London
First Floor, Designer Room
Sharply Collared suit in brown pure new wool with a red strip.
Also available in purple with turquoise strip.
Autumn / Winter 1984/5
45 Conduit Street, London
Selfridges Designer Room Second Floor.
Left: Printed Pure New Wool two piece by Dora Reisser, full circle skirt, blouse with high neck, pleated collar,
silk sash. Sizes: 10-14. Blue, Red and Gold
"I like to dress up my separates collection, so that it's quite sexy: I always show it with hight
heels rather than with flatties and casual: worn properly, it's a very feminine look, even thought the styling is quite
"I don't instinctively design for the commercial market - but my clothers are stylish and wearable,
they appeal to the busy woman and are made-up in some of the finest clothes you can find."