As Summer approaches, elevate your wardrobe with a silk dress in unrivalled colours that will become the pinnacle of the wardrobe. Renowned for our timeless elegance and exquisite craftsmanship, at Jasper Conran London, we have designed a beautiful collection of silk dresses, skirts, and shirts designed to elevate your summer wardrobe. Our collection boasts an elegant array of statement pieces and ensembles that can benefit you on day-to-day errands, summer weddings and holidays abroad.

Our style guide will help you choose a chic silk dress for your summer wardrobe, including the ideal options for casual and formal events. We will introduce our collection of silk dresses and separates, as well as designer handbags to match, at Jasper Conran London.

Are Silk Dresses the Best Choice for Summer?

Flora A-line Silk Dress

Silk dresses are an exemplary choice for summer due to their myriad of benefits that align perfectly with the season's demands. Foremost among these is the lightweight nature of silk, which ensures comfort and ease of movement even in the warmest temperatures. Additionally, silk is inherently breathable, allowing for excellent air circulation and helping to regulate body temperature, thereby keeping the wearer cool and comfortable. Our Flora silk A line dresses are perfect for summer, with a flowing design and shorter sleeves for a cool yet chic summer look.

he versatility of silk dresses is another significant advantage, as they can effortlessly transition from casual daywear to elegant evening attire. The distinct shine of silk ensures it is the most sophisticated choice in your wardrobe, available in a wide variety of classic and bright colours to suit your personal style and the occasion. Our Celia collection is available in a scope of darker tones and vibrant hues perfect for summer, from dynamic yellows and pinks to bright blues and greens.

Celia Silk Full Skirt Wrap Dress in pink
skirts and shirts

As an alternative to our silk collection, new for SS24 we have designed a range of shirts and skirts in an array of colours, prints and patterns guaranteed to make a statement no matter whether you’re in the office or running errands.

Casual Silk Dresses for Summer

If you need a casual summer look that won’t compromise on elegance and style, a silk dress could be just what you need to add a touch of class to your everyday wardrobe. You need a look that will not only keep you comfortable during the day, but will ensure you look your best for both work and leisure. Our Florence printed silk short sleeve wrap dress can add refinement and elegance to your day wear, with a subtle floral print to ensure this dress can be worn at special occasions too.

Florence printed silk short sleeve wrap dress
Emma full skirt printed silk wrap dress

Our Emma full skirt printed silk wrap dress is adorned with a chocolate ditsy floral print ideal for summer drinks outside and strolls in the park, with a detachable obi belt and elasticated back waist for better comfort when out and about. The chocolate tone of the dress makes it the perfect choice for casual wear all year round, ensuring it is the silk statement in your wardrobe.

Our much-loved Celia collection displays a beautifully distinctive colour palette for casual and special occasions alike. Our dresses in darker hues, such as the Celia dresses in black and blue, are ideal for office settings and family day trips. Their flowing nature and silk fabric can keep you cool in the summer sun, whilst providing an elegant silhouette that can accompany you home and abroad.

Celia collection
Florry maxi full skirt

Mention that this isn’t silk this is cotton Our separates collection is also ideal for casual settings; for instance, our Florry maxi full skirt and Fran button through cotton shirt make for a casual look with a formal touch, creating a combination perfect for office hours and evening drinks with friends.

Choose the perfect designer silk dress for your holiday in our previous guide here.

Formal Silk Dresses for Summer

Our dresses are thoughtfully designed to complement your daily wardrobe, yet they are perfectly suited to special summer events and formal occasions too. Silk dresses not only feel remarkable against your skin, but they are the epitome of class and elegance when it comes to fabric for dresses. They can match perfectly with designer handbags and clutches, providing you with an ensemble you can revisit for every special occasion.

Fleur Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress

Our Fleur silk full skirt shirt dress is available in deep purple perfect for summer nights and popular events such as Ascot and Wimbledon. You can match this dress with our Faith wide brim hat in purple and our compact yet stylish Francine leather chain clutch for an effortlessly elegant look ideal for any racing event or Ladies’ Day. For a brighter look and optimal elegance, our Filomena silk full skirt shirt dress in cream comes complete with a button through shirt dress design and v-neck collar detail for a sophisticated summer look. This dress can be paired with a sandal, pump or heel, making it a more versatile formal choice.

Brighter hues can ensure your dress is a staple piece for the summer, with the ability to look chic and stylish in every setting. Our Edie silk full skirt shirt dress is available in an alluring red, and matches perfectly with our Francine top handle grab bag in black. The Edie is a definitive choice for weddings, garden parties and events such as the Henley Royal Regatta, cementing its place as a versatile choice in your wardrobe. For another brighter choice, our Eliza V neck silk dress’s vibrant pink tone provides pockets and a removable obi belt for practicality and comfort.

Edie silk full skirt shirt dress
Eliza V neck silk dress’s vibrant pink tone

All of our silk dresses can be paired with our designer bags; from larger, practical bags to more compact evening bags perfect for the essentials, our bags can not only complete your outfit, but elevate it too. You can browse our full collection of designer handbags here.

Choosing a Versatile Silk Summer Dress

Silk dresses are incredibly versatile dress options; come rain or shine, silk dresses can stand out from the crowd in any formal or informal setting, with an unmistakable sheen and effortless style that will last throughout the seasons. A silk dress can be the outfit your wardrobe needs to call upon when you’re in need of an elegant outfit for a wedding or dinner party, or if you simply need a dress to accompany you throughout your day.

Bee leather belt collection

All of our silk dresses at Jasper Conran London come with a detachable obi belt to suit your preferences and comfort, allowing you to add your own belt if you wish to add an extra touch of your personal style. Our Bee leather belt collection is perfect for adding an extra touch of elegance to your silk dress look, available in different colours to suit your dress. You can also choose from our extensive bag collection to find the perfect bag for summer; from brighter tones such as our Bee tote bags to more classic, darker chain bags like our Francine collection, you can find your next accessory here.

Silk Summer Dresses at Jasper Conran London

All of our silk dresses at Jasper Conran London are perfect for summer, with their lightweight properties and comfortable feel. Their exquisite texture makes them ideal for formal and casual events alike; if dresses aren’t your go-to choice, we have a wide array of shirts and skirts to help you look and feel your best.

To discover our full collection of dresses, skirts, shirts and handbags and to craft your next elegant ensemble, you can visit us on our website.

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