Terms and Conditions







Online terms & conditions of sale 

Ready to wear collections are made in standard sizes and are not made to fit your individual measurements. If you order a gown from the Ready to wear collection, you may need to arrange alterations, at your cost, to tailor the garment to your desired fit. 

You must check your order carefully prior to submitting your order with us. Once you submit your order, cancellations of your order or changes to the Goods in your order may only be made by agreement unless otherwise required by law. However we will allow you to return Goods in accordance with the Returns Policy. 

Size selection 

You confirm that you have elected to order your garment in the size you selected online. Please refer to our sizing chart which is available on our website https://helenoconnorbridal.com/pages/sizing-guide . These body measurements will provide a general sizing guide, however each garment may vary due to styling and or fabrication. 

Return & exchange 

Ready to wear collections are eligible for a change of mind exchange/store credit, given that customers must, at their cost, return their order within 7 days of receiving the product. 

Unless the return is required by law:

  • Items must be in original condition (including tags) and have not been worn, altered or washed
  • Items must not have been used in photography shoots, Instagram posts, online, commercially or for personal gain
  • All packaging shipped with your order must be returned. 

Please note that we do not offer refunds for change of mind. 

Once your return has been received and inspected, we will notify you if the store credit was approved or not. If approved, you will be contacted for your store credit redemption. 

If you wish to exchange for another item or size, customers must, at their cost, return the item(s) to our returns centre within 7 days of receiving the product. The item must be in a perfect resalable condition to be eligible for an exchange. 

Please note that the product purchased remains the customers responsibility until received at our returns centre and as such is returned at the customers risk. 

Please email sales@helenoconnorbridal.com for further return/exchange instructions. 

Sale items 

All sale items are final sale and ineligible for return or exchange, unless faulty. 

Faulty items 

Due to the hand crafted nature of our products, each individual garment is truly unique therefore, please note that the colour, trim or fabric of your product may vary slightly from the product displayed online and should not be considered a fault. 

If you have received a faulty item, please contact us at sales@helenoconnorbridal.com with the following information: 

  • Your order number
  • Images that clearly outlines the fault 

If your item has been deemed damaged, we will provide you with a refund or replacement of the product, at the customer election, provided the customer returns the product to us, at our cost. 

If you wish to proceed with the refund option, you will be refunded onto your original payment method within 10 business days. Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and pass the refund. 

If more than 15 business days have passed since we’ve approved your return, please contact us at sales@helenoconnorbridal.com.  


Our Bridal collections are made to measure. We are able to assist you with the sizing customisation by guiding you through taking your measurements over the phone or email, however you are responsible for relaying what you believe to be an accurate and true measurement of your bust, waist and hips in centimetres. 

Return & exchange 

As our customised products are personalised for our customers, all customised products are ineligible for exchange or return (unless faulty in which case, please see below). 


When choosing your gown from the Bridal Collection, you agree to take into consideration any body measurements fluctuations affecting your measurements that may occur between placing your Order and the completion of your gown. 


All bridal orders cancelled within 30 days from date of purchase will incur a 50% non refundable cancellation fee of the original purchase price. Orders cancelled 30 days or there after, will incur a 75% cancellation fee of the original purchase price. 

Faulty bridal orders 

You must thoroughly inspect your gown upon receiving it and advise us if you believe there are any flaws or other issues within 2 business days. If you consider your gown to have any flaws please take photographs and email to the representative or email sales@helenoconnorbridal.com. Due to the hand crafted nature of our products, each individual garment is truly unique therefore, please note that the colour, trim, lace placement or fabric of your product may vary slightly from the product displayed online. 

If there is a minor defect with the product that is capable of remedy, we will remedy that defect within a reasonable time frame and cover the cost of shipping of the product in order to do so. We may remedy the defect (at our option) by: 

  • Fixing or repairing the product
  • Replacing the product with an identical product
  • Refunding you the order 

If there is a major defect with the product, we will proceed with it in accordance with the Australian Consumer Law.

Helen O’Connor

Helen O’Connor founded Thurley in 2006 in the pursuit of beauty, creativity and handcraft.
Helen collaborates with international artisans to develop innovative techniques and fabrics and brings the silhouettes to life in Australia with her dedicated and passionate team that have worked together for over a decade.

With decades of experience draping and tailoring garments to fit the female body, the collection is a natural progression for O’Connor, with each piece created by hand on the stand and woven around the female form.

O’Connor has also created her collection with an environmental conscience and reduced carbon footprint in mind - each piece is designed, sampled and made locally in Melbourne.