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Van Der Velde

A Mark Ingram Atelier select, Matthew Christopher is the owner, designer, and CEO of his New York-based label.

Known for classic beauty, intricate detail, and unparalleled construction, Van Der Velde’s gowns celebrate the contours and curve of the female body.


Nominated five times and counting for Designer of the Year, Matthew Christopher is renowned for distinctive excellence and dedication to his craft among the design industry. You may also recognize his gowns worn by leading ladies, such as Debra Messing, Kaley Cuoco, and Kristin Chenoweth. As a designer to the stars, you’d never guess Matthew Christopher learned to sew as a kid at his local 4-H club in small town Iowa.


Maddison Row South is proud to feature Van Der Velde's couture collections, which can be customized with the option to order select dresses in an array of colors.

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