As Spring has sprung, with beautiful lighter mornings and warm weather on the horizon, the invites are starting to arrive for those Spring and Summer events. Due to its elegant properties and lightweight feel, our best-selling silk dresses fit the bill perfectly. Designer silk dresses in particular present bold, vibrant colours perfect for spring and summer events, both casual and formal. At Jasper Conran London, our best-selling silk dresses are a wonderful pick for your spring and summer wardrobes, but can also benefit you throughout the year. Carefully refined with an effortless feel, your new spring silk dress can be the standout piece in your wardrobe this year, and for many years to come.

In this style guide, we will introduce you to our collection of silk dresses available at Jasper Conran London, including our top edits for contemporary occasion dresses and subtle timeless styles. Not only this, but we will look into the joys of a designer silk dress that will no doubt have a permanent place in your wardrobe, and suggest some styling options for accessories.

Are Silk Dresses in Style?

Celia Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in blue

Silk dresses, in all their various styles and colours, are an all year-round wardrobe piece, with long-lasting appeal, designed to have a permanent place in your wardrobe. They’re a great choice for formal occasions all year round, providing an elegant, poised addition to your collection of contemporary clothing. Designer silk dresses are forever pieces, always in style, available in a range of styles to suit you and your preferences.

Our collection and Jasper Conran London presents bold, vibrant colours to help you stand out and make a statement during the warmer weather. Our Celia silk dress is available in various playful colours such as blue, zesty yellow and vibrant pink, presenting a dress with ultimate elevation and versatility.

You can view our full collection of designer silk dresses here.

What are the Benefits of Wearing a Silk Dress in Spring?

Silk dresses present a wide array of benefits for contemporary women, highlighting a classic silhouette that will never lose its style and elegance.

Silk is a lightweight fabric with an enduring style that will be sure to complement your wardrobe for years to come. The light fabric helps you stay cool in the warmer weather without compromising on style and sophistication. Our Eliza silk V-neck dress is the ideal choice for a day-to-evening silhouette, making this dress endlessly wearable. Our silk dresses are also breathable in the humid weather, keeping you comfortable whilst also making a statement at a spring event, such as a wedding or a trip to the races.

Eliza Silk V Neck Dress in pink
Florence Printed Short Sleeve Silk Wrap Dress

Silk is an eye-catching, elegant material instilled with a grown-up elegance that is ever present in a designer dress. Silk dresses are known for their chic appearance, and can make any outfit stand out. Their smooth texture also makes for a comfortable outfit choice; our Florence printed short sleeve silk wrap dress is the perfect choice for spring, with soft silk fabric and shorter sleeves for a stand-out summer silhouette. You can elevate this look with silver accessories to create a chic, contemporary ensemble.

No matter the event, you can find your next designer occasion dress at Jasper Conran London.

Are Silk Dresses Suitable for Outdoor Spring Events?

Celia Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Yellow

With arrival of spring comes the opportunity for more outdoor events to enjoy in the sun. Occasions such as garden parties, outdoor weddings and graduations are all prevalent in the spring and summer months, as well as Ascot, Wimbledon and the Chelsea flower show, all of which have particular dress codes. If you’re looking for silk dresses for graduation ceremonies, or you need a silk dress for the Chelsea Flower Show or Wimbledon, our collection of silk dresses are a joy to shop.

Should you be attending a summer wedding this year, our silk dresses wonderfully suit wedding guest style, shop for a dress that presents a bold stand-out colour; our Celia silk full skirt shirt dress in yellow provides a contemporary alternative to event dressing, with a playful colour pattern that would look great with a contrasting black bag, such as our new Francine top handle grab bag. If you’re the mother of the bride, consider our Fleur silk full skirt shirt dress for a classic silhouette that can be matched with a pump or heel.

Fleur Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Purple
Flora A-line Silk Dress in Green

Formal events with distinct dress codes call for a classic silk dress with an enduring style that won’t just make a statement on the day, but can be worn for other special occasions for years to come. The Henley Regatta, Wimbledon and racing events such as Ascot are just around the corner, presenting the perfect opportunity for a new designer dress with a playful colour pattern and a timeless design. Our Flora A-line silk dress in green presents a design with our signature print, making this the perfect silk dress for Ascot.

Perhaps you are attending a garden party or just going to informal drinks with friends at your local pub, our Edie silk full skirt shirt dress can add a touch of class to your day and evening, with an elasticated waist and removable obi belt for style, practicality and comfort. This dress would look ideal with a small black bag, clutch or purse, such as our Darcey medium leather purse.

Edie Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Red

If you’re looking for a destination wedding dress, mother of the bride or you simply want a simple silk wedding dress, our elegant Filomena silk full skirt shirt dress is the perfect choice. This dress can either be your statement wedding dress or your second wedding dress for evening wear, with cooling properties to help you feel comfortable throughout the day and night.

What Bag Can I Pair with my Spring Dress?

Filomena Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Cream

Once you’ve chosen the perfect designer dress for your spring events, you’ll need a handbag to match. A designer handbag can complete any look, and elevate your silk dress to create the perfect ensemble. Whether you opt for a smaller clutch bag or a hands-free cross-body bag, our designer choices at Jasper Conran London can provide an elevated twist to an already eye-catching outfit.

Our Filomena silk full skirt wrap dress is available in a neutral cream tone perfect for all formal event, such as a spring wedding. You can match this bag with our Francine leather chain clutch in cream for a remarkably elegant finish, providing you with an ensemble that ticks all the boxes for the Ascot dress code. For a dress and bag combination that would look desirable at spring garden parties, our Flora A-Line silk dress in navy looks ideal with our Celia leather chain strap evening bag in black for a classic look.

Flora A-line Silk Dress in Navy
Francine Leather Chain Clutch in Silver

For a vibrant spring look that can accompany you throughout the warmer months, our Celia silk full skirt shirt dress in pink matches perfectly with our Francine leather chain clutch bag in silver; this compact yet effective bag has plenty of internal space for your essential items, with external front and back pockets for extra space and security.

If you’re looking for a colourful spring look that matches the dress code of spring and summer events such as Wimbledon or the Chelsea flower show, our Celia full skirt shirt dress in blue paired with our Francine top handle grab bag in cream is a flawless choice. The combination of the blue and green can ensure you stand out from the crowd, creating an endlessly wearable outfit that is created to last. This union of colours is not just perfect for the warmer weather, but can accompany you into winter too.

You can browse our full collection of designer bags here.

Spring Silk Dresses at Jasper Conran London

All of our signature silk dresses at Jasper Conran London are perfect for spring; their designer look and vibrant colours makes them a stand-out choice for summer events and formal gatherings, and their light fabric ensures they are compact for packing for holidays. Our flattering silk silhouettes are ideal for all spring events, both formal and casual, to provide you with a friend for your wardrobe in the warmer months.

You can choose your next designer spring dress on our website here.

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