Matthew Williamson Evening Dresses
Matthew Williamson's gown is made from swathes of lightweight silk-chiffon printed with tropical palms. It's hand-embellished at the neckline with glistening crystals and beads and has a tasseled belt to cinch the loose silhouette. Wear yours to a garden party or over a bikini. Wear it with: ATP Atelier Sandals, Victoria Beckham Sunglasses. - Multicolored silk-chiffon - Button fastenings along back - 100% silk - Dry clean
Matthew Williamson's gown is ornately printed with layers of Hamsa symbols, Mandala circles and hand-drawn elephants - you'll notice something new with each look. Made from airy silk-chiffon, this sweeping style has a crossover halterneck and an alluring cutout at the front. Complement the vivid colors with gold jewelry and metallic sandals.
"Bolivia's traditional crafts, coupled with its national flora and fauna, struck my imagination, " explains Matthew Williamson of his 'Andean Artisan' collection. Cut from swathes of silk-chiffon, this gown is printed with intricately dotted zigzags and stripes - each spot is made up of three shades of ink to achieve a beautiful depth of color. Underpin the bead and crystal-embellished neckline with a self-adhesive bra.
Matthew Williamson's silk-chiffon 'Inca Jewel' gown is perfect if you've got an invitation to a destination wedding, or if you want something glamorous for evenings on vacation (who doesn't?). The straps at the back are embellished with metallic beads and sparkling crystals, while softly gathered pleats highlight the slimmest part of your waist.
Matthew Williamson's recent travels around South America inspired the striking print of this 'Saya Stripe' maxi dress. Crafted from delicate silk-chiffon, it has a plunging neckline and thigh-high slit, making it perfect as a beach coverup or evening dress. Use the dainty self-tie straps to cinch your waist.
This geometric print celebrates fine textiles of the Incas. Designed by hand in the studio, it combines jewel-like colours of turquoise, ruby and amber. The gown cinches at the waist with pretty ruffle detailing before falling to the floor in a diaphanous full skirt. The alluring criss-cross back is fully-embellished with crystals that catch the light and complement the print.
A romantic style - elegant in its simplicity. Draped silk chiffon gives diaphanous shape while crystals at the neckline highlight the dcolletage.
This loose-fit style is crafted from lightweight silk chiffon and fully lined. It is split at the sides to reveal a hint of skin. The vibrant red print is inspired by the joyful Saya dance of Bolivia. Wear yours on holiday with gold accessories.
Our sequin dress has been re-imagined with peacock feathers - an iconic emblem for Matthew. Dyed pale blue, the feathers catch the light amongst clusters of ostrich feathers. Each feather has been embroidered by hand to an exact pattern. Likewise, over 200,000 blue, grey and silver sequins are hand-sewn to resemble an animal print on the bodice and sleeves - it 6 hours to make just 20cm of the fabric. Go find the nearest dance-floor, or in this dress, it will find you.
A feminine, romantic gown in a fresh, unusual colour. The print combines the floral tropes typical of chinoiserie patterns with woodpeckers and blue tits, all painted in the studio. The silk chiffon panel catches the air with movement to give the gown its distinctive parachute effect.
A dress like this was made for long summer nights. We can just see the full skirt spinning on the dance floor. The bespoke print was created using pens in the studio, for a graphic, modern floral; kantutas are the national flower of Bolivia. Style with flat sandals by day and a wedge by night.
A backless gown that conjures up visions of nights dancing under the stars. Crafted from featherlight silk chiffon, it cinches at the waist with pretty ruffle detailing before falling to the floor in a diaphanous full skirt. The alluring criss-cross back is fully-embellished with crystals that catch the light and complement the print.
With silk chiffon gathers through the v-neck and waist, this printed gown is a feminine option for summer weddings. The print combines the floral tropes typical of chinoiserie patterns with woodpeckers and blue tits, all painted by hand in the studio. Style with delicate gold accessories to enhance the unusual shade of lemon yellow.
A bohemian gown in every sense of the word: we love the layered design that elegantly covers the arms and shoulders over the low-cut v-neck. The graphic print is an ode to the joyful Saya dance of Bolivia; its stripes will elongate the silhouette. The skirt is button through - wear with a high slit on warmer days.
This beautiful evening gown is embellished with scores of crystals, beads and sequins along the empire-line lace bodice. Cut with a fluid silk chiffon skirt, this floor-sweeping design is lined for a smooth fit. The long sleeves are left unlined for a pretty, sheer effect.
Our sequin dress has been re-imagined with peacock feathers - an iconic emblem for Matthew. Dyed pink, the feathers catch the light amongst clusters of ostrich feathers. Each feather has been embroidered by hand to an exact pattern. Likewise, over 200,000 pink and bronze sequins are hand-sewn to resemble an animal print on the bodice and sleeves - it 6 hours to make just 20cm of the fabric. Go dance the night away!
This backless gown is pure Matthew Williamson: laid-back bohemian glamour for your most jet-set moments. The beaded neckline has been created entirely by hand with a geometric placement of bugle beads and multifaceted crystals, inspired by artisanal styles of Bolivia. The backless design and full skirt make for a show-stopping entrance, or indeed exit. The belt cinches the waist or wear without for an even more impactful, floor-sweeping, full skirt.
Cut from pristine ivory silk, this floor-length dress is finished with delicate lace. It is trimmed with flowers through the v-neck, each crafted from silk petals and crystals to finish at the centre. Beading highlights the empire line while miniature beads add exquisite detailing through the gathered bodice. This delicate embellishment melts into the lace overlay of the skirt, adding to its ethereal feel.
Matthew Williamson multicolored gown - Printed silk - Buttoned cuffs, waist ties, fully lined - Button fastenings along front - 100% silk - Dry clean - Fits true to size, take your normal size - Designed for a loose fit, use the tie belt to cinch in at the waist - Lightweight, non-stretchy fabric - Model is 180cm/ 5’11” and is wearing a UK 8 -Inspired by global travel, London-based designer Matthew Williamson is adored for his masterful use of kaleidoscopic color, print and luxe bohemian embellishment. Don't miss his vibrant beach coverups, glamorous cocktail dresses and sunglasses.
This loose-fit style is crafted from soft blue silk chiffon and fully lined. It is split at the sides to reveal a hint of skin. The vibrant print is inspired by the joyful Saya dance of Bolivia. Wear yours on holiday with silver accessories.