Silk dresses are a much-loved, best-selling staple of the Jasper Conran London brand. They are the pinnacle of our design process each new season and a mainstay of our collections. They are a staple in your wardrobe, not only for your event dressing but your everyday looks. Our silk dresses are thoughtfully and carefully designed to be beautiful yet practical.

Flora A-line Silk Dress

As we all know, Silk is a premium cloth with its soft hand feel and deceptively strong properties make it an ideal choice for garments you can wear for years to come. Designer silk dresses are ideal at occasions such as weddings, graduations and Ladies’ Day at the races. It’s also incredibly lightweight and can keep you cool in the warmer months. When choosing a designer silk dress, there are many different elements to consider when finding the perfect outfit for you.

Here at Jasper Conran London, silk dresses are our speciality. Each of our dresses is crafted to perfection, using only the most refined materials to suit modern, on-the-go women. From casual, daily errands to formal dinners and events, we have the perfect dress and bag combination to suit you. In our new 2024 Spring and Summer collection, our best-selling shirt dresses have been reimagined into new looser silhouettes, graphic prints, bold florals and vibrant new colourways, all designed to showcase an effortless summer look.

Emma Full Skirt Printed Silk Wrap Dress Close up View

In this style guide, we will look at the joys of silk dresses, along with all you need to know to choose the very best silk dress for you. We will also discuss the delightful blend that is spring and silk, as well as the key elements to consider when choosing a designer silk dress, and the matching bags we have on offer to suit your new Jasper Conran London dress.

Why Should I Buy a Designer Silk Dress?

Flora A-line Silk Dress in Green

Silk is a luxurious and naturally sourced material that can ensure any dress stands out from the crowd. Its soft texture makes it a comfortable choice, perfect for important day events and nights out. Silk is a notably refined material with a reputation for being a designer choice, enhancing your wardrobe and providing you with a versatile look that can serve you all year round.

Despite its soft features, silk is incredibly durable and can benefit your dress in a number of ways. If you’re looking for a dress that you can wear throughout the years, choosing a designer silk dress is the optimal choice, combining practicality with style for a sophisticated look. For a reliable dress you can depend on for evenings out or formal dinners with friends and family, our Flora A-line silk dress is a cultivated choice, augmenting your wardrobe and helping you stand out no matter where you go.

Celia Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Purple
Francine Top Handle Grab Bag

Silk is known for being a thermoregulating material, meaning it can keep you cool in the summer and comfortable in the winter. Despite silk dresses being an excellent choice for the warmer months, they can also make an appearance when the weather starts to turn, making them a versatile choice. Our Celia full skirt shirt dress in purple can make a statement at summer events such as the races, graduations or even Wimbledon, and also looks the part on an evening out with friends. Match this dress with our Francine top handle to fully enhance your look.

Silk dresses present a glossy finish, highlighting a chic silhouette that looks stylish and refined at all times. It is our top choice when looking for a stand-out occasion dress, allowing all women to look and feel their best at a wedding, garden party or christening. With wedding season almost upon us, consider our Emma printed full skirt silk wrap dress, with a choc floral design and half elasticated waist to combine style with comfort.

Emma Full Skirt Printed Silk Wrap Dress Front View

All of dresses at Jasper Conran London are designed to help you feel and look your best, with versatile style and comfortable features to present a look that serves you in many different ways. You can view our full collection of designer silk dresses here.

Choosing the Right Silk Dress Style

Choosing the perfect designer silk dress for you depends on your personal style preferences, including length, design and colour. We have a range of silk dresses at Jasper Conran London, with different elements and styles perfectly suited to you.

Edie Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress Side view


As previously mentioned, our Edie silk full skirt shirt dress, available in classic red, could be your go-to dress for any formal occasion. From dinner parties to spring weddings, our Edie silk dress is made to stand out from the crowd, with side pockets and a detachable obi belt for extra comfort and practicality. Fashioned from our signature Blythe dress, this design will add a touch of class to your wardrobe and will benefit you throughout the spring and summer months.


Our Eliza V-neck dress is a great designer option for any spring and summer occasion, available in a lovely pink hue to complement the warmer weather and changing scenery. This timeless dress is a versatile option, perfectly suited for day and nighttime events. Great for parties and events that run throughout the day and into the night, our Eliza silk dress with never fail you, and will keep you comfortable throughout the day. Match this dress with our Francine black chain clutch to add an extra element of class and refinement.

Eliza Silk V Neck Dress in Pink (with hat)
Celia Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Black


Our gorgeous Celia dresses are our staple silk collection, available in a range of different colours to suit your needs. From classic black to eye-catching yellow, you can choose the best colour variant for you, blending in with the warmer months whilst also adding glamour and sophistication to any event no matter the season. The lightweight fabric will keep you cool as the weather heats up, complete with easily adjustable sleeves to suit you.


New to our 2024 spring collection, our stunning Flora A-line silk dress is a silk twill version of our much-loved Bonne dress, available in green and also in a navy and white broderie print, adorned with a uniquely wonderful print that can provide exclusivity to your wardrobe. Its lightweight silk fabric and short sleeves come just in time for the warmer weather, accompanying you to race days and outdoor weddings without compromising your comfort. Like most of our silk dresses, our Flora design comes complete with side pockets, adding practicality to an already opulent outfit. This dress can be worn flowing or with a belt.

Flora A-line Silk Dress Front View
Filomena Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress Side View


Also a part of our spring 2024 collection, the Filomena silk full skirt shirt dress is a classic option when looking to add lighter tones to your wardrobe. Available in a subtle yet chic cream hue, the Filomena is a great choice for sophisticated bridal attire, whether you’re renewing your vows or keeping your ceremony low-key. This designer neutral silk dress allows you to look your best and feel serene, and would look ideal when paired with a nude bag, such as our Francine leather chain clutch bag.

You can view our full spring/summer 2024 collection of silk dresses here.

Why Silk and Spring Go Hand in Hand

As spring approaches, most of us make the change from heavier fabrics and long sleeves to more lightweight, breathable options. Silk is the perfect option for welcoming spring and summer; not only will it help you feel more comfortable in the sun, but it also presents a fashionable silhouette that can make a statement at any formal event and occasion.

If you are attending a spring occasion, such as an outdoor wedding, you will need a dress that will keep you comfortable all day and into the evening, but you won’t want to compromise on style and sophistication. Our new Fleur silk full skirt shirt dress is available in elegant purple, with a button-through design and detachable belt to suit your needs throughout the day and night. You can also adjust the sleeves if the weather permits, providing you with a look that is both practical and stylish.

Fleur Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Purple
Celia Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Pink

Spring and summer also invite the opportunity for brighter hues and lighter-coloured dresses, helping us match the warmer weather and dress for the occasion. Our Celia full skirt shirt dress in pink is an elegant choice for Ladies Day at Ascot or other racing days, providing you with a brightly coloured dress that not only makes a statement, but keeps you cool in the summer sun. You could pair this dress with a black heel to craft a classic summery silhouette.

As well as wedding season beginning in the spring, most graduation ceremonies at UK universities take place in July; no matter whether you’re the one graduating, or you’re attending a loved one’s ceremony, a silk dress from Jasper Conran London can make the ultimate statement, helping you feel important and stylish on your special day. Our Emma printed full skirt silk wrap dress is a gorgeous choice, with a unique, detailed design perfect for making your celebration extra special.

Emma printed full skirt silk wrap dress
Celia Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Blue

Although there are plenty of spring events and occasions to enjoy, the warmer months also present more opportunities for sitting in beer gardens with friends and enjoying a catchup in the sun. Silk dresses are not predominantly made for special occasions, they can also serve you when simply visiting your local pub for a meal and a drink. Our Celia silk full skirt shirt dress in blue is perfect for these types of occasions, benefitting you throughout spring and summer, and for plenty of years to come.

The Key Elements to Consider When Choosing a Silk Dress

Before choosing your next designer silk dress, you should consider your needs and personal style preferences. There are various colour options and styles to choose from, presenting options perfect for both day and evening attire. Our silk dresses at Jasper Conran London are a friend for your wardrobe, and can work with a variety of footwear, from sandals and trainers to heels and ballet flats.

Flora A-line Silk Dress in Navy
Black Bee Leather Belt

When looking for a designer silk dress, consider colours and tones that you wish to adopt this spring. Brighter colours look great in the warmer months, but classic darker tones can benefit your style all year long. If you’re looking for a printed silk dress to add a unique touch to your wardrobe, our new Flora A-line silk dress in navy presents an eye-catching design that can be worn to various events, such as garden parties and graduations. This ensemble is perfect for early spring in a classic and fresh navy and white palette. This dress is based on our best-selling Bonne shape reimagined in printed silk twill; it can be worn loose and flowing for a relaxed day look, or with our Bee leather belt and heels for the evening.

Designer silk dresses are available in several styles to suit your personal preference and body shape. Wrap dresses, such as our new Florence printed short sleeve silk dress, cinches at the waist, presenting a slimming effect, and can be worn anywhere, anytime. Our signature shirt dress silhouette is a perfect choice for a silk dress; they’re incredibly versatile and can be worn from day to night. They’re a comfortable choice, perfect as the warmer months approach. Our new button-down dresses, such as our Fleur full skirt silk dress in purple, can easily be dressed up or down for special occasions or work events, providing a more casual asset with a designer touch.

Fleur Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Purple(front view)

Choosing a Matching Bag for your Silk Dress

We have a wide collection of designer handbags here at Jasper Conran London to complete your outfit and match perfectly with your silk dress.

Celia Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Black

For a daytime look that also carries a touch of elegance, consider matching our Celia silk full skirt shirt dress in black with our Francine top handle grab bag in black. This combination creates a classic silhouette that can benefit you from day to night, helping you look your best no matter the occasion. This bag is perfectly roomy, and can be worn on the shoulder for a practical hands-free look. You can also match this dress with our Celia multi strap bag in black for a look more suited to formal events and occasions.

To add more colour to your ensemble, our Edie silk full skirt shirt dress looks ideal with our Francine leather chain clutch in black, presenting a contrast of colours that is bound to make a statement. This look is perfect for special occasions such as weddings and graduations but would also suit an evening at the pub with friends. The Francine leather chain clutch comes with a sleek chain strap so it can be worn across the body or on the shoulder.

Edie Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Red
Francine Top Handle Grab Bag (side view)

To combine brighter colours with darker tones for an elegant evening look, our pink Eliza V-neck silk dress looks perfect with our Francine top handle grab bag in cream. These contrasting colours create an alluring silhouette that will stand out at all types of special, formal events and occasions. Our Francine top handle grab bag presents a glossy finish with a comfortable handle, allowing the bag to be carried with ease. This combination would look ideal at the races, such as Ascot or St Leger’s Festival.

You can visit us here to view our full collection of designer handbags.

Silk Dresses at Jasper Conran London

All of our designer silk dresses here at Jasper Conran London present the opportunity to stand out from the crowd, no matter the season or occasion. Our dresses are suitable for the day and evening and can be the friend you need in your wardrobe when looking for a stylish, contemporary look for your next casual or formal event. For a reliable ensemble that can add a touch of elegance to a special occasion, our silk dresses are available in classic dark tones and floral prints alike for billowing summer looks, providing you with a variety of choice for your next outfit.

You can browse our full collection of dresses on our website here.

Celia Silk Full Skirt Shirt Dress in Mustard

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