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Product Spotlight: Lady Dior

Created in 1994 by Gianfranco Ferré, and originally named “Chouchou,” the iconic Lady Dior bag is possibly the most famous handbag model the fashion house has ever designed. Each bag is made of 130 pieces of the finest lambskin leather that are sanded, dyed, hand-stitched, and then hand cut by artisans around wooden molds, taking several skilled craftsmen up to eight hours to construct. It was a favorite of Diana, Princess of Wales—as pictured below—and was renamed in her honor in 1996. While it has remained structurally the same over the years, each season it is made in a wide variety of elegant colors, fabrics, and leather finishes.

Product Spotlight: Dior Book Tote

Within our collection of archival vintage dating back decades, we occasionally seek out current pieces to include in our product assortment—like the beloved Dior Book Tote. Introduced in the brand’s S/S 2018 Collection, Maria Grazia Chiuri immersed herself in Dior House archives to find inspiration from a drawing produced by Marc Bohan in 1967 to create this coveted bag. Though it may appear simple, it is anything but.

Trending Now: Saddle Bags

The iconic Saddle Bag was first introduced during Dior’s glory days under John Galliano. This unique bag made its debut in October 1999 during Dior’s Lauryn Hill–inspired collection for Spring/Summer 2000. The bag itself was designed to resemble a jockey’s seat, thus the name “Saddle Bag.” It quickly became an early 2000s icon, and is arguably John Galliano’s…

ICONIC ITEM: DIOR F/W 2000 LEOPARD MIDI DRESS

John Galliano debuted the leopard print mid-length dress in Dior’s Fall/Winter 2000 collection. Crafted from a coated knit fabric, this exquisite piece features lace inlay and delicate CD hardware on each of its straps. Cut on the bias, this dress represents Galliano’s signature style while also exemplifying his exceptional technical skills as a dressmaker. The…