From the Lady Dior associated with Princess Diana to the Saddle model loved by Bella Hadid, each Dior bag has its own history and story.
Discover the stories behind 6 iconic dior handbags
Legendary designer Christian Dior started his brand at Avenue Montaigne (Paris) in October 1946 with the desire to help women find their personal style. By 1949, his creations had caught the attention of fashionistas and had become one of France’s finest fashion exports, coveted worldwide. And perhaps, the brightest star in Dior’s legacy are the bags with “timeless” beauty.
Dior bag is like a manifesto for luxury and class. They reign in the hearts of countless devotees, celebrities, and the elite. Today, along with the flow of trends, many of Dior’s modern designs have been elevated to classic versions – bags that were promoted by the Princess of Wales in 1995 or Sarah Jessica Parker and Paris Hilton . in the early 2000s.
The original Lady Dior bag had the lovely name Chouchou (Dear). This is one of the brand’s oldest designs. France’s First Lady Bernadette Chirac gave it to Princess Diana in 1995. Since then, Chouchou has become a favorite accessory of the Princess of Wales and accompanies her to many events. Also because of Lady Di’s influence, Chouchou was later officially renamed Lady Dior.
Saddle Bag is inspired by equestrian sport. Stars like Kourtney Kardashian, Bella Hadid, Rita Ora, Dakota Fanning, etc. have favored it for a long time. The “saddle bag” first debuted in the Spring 2000 collection of former Creative Director John Galliano . The launch of Dior Saddle symbolizes the spirit of readiness to fight, galloping into a whole new millennium of the leading French fashion house.
Do not disappoint expectations, the unique form, bold design of Dior Saddle has gone down in history through the popular TV series Sex and the City . The main character Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) has combined the bag with many stylish outfits representing the Y2K fashion style .
Overcoming the storm, Dior Saddle continues to strengthen its position by becoming a key item in the wardrobe of many “trendsetters” such as Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie. The pervasiveness of the bag was strong enough to bring it into the ranks of the ’00s “It Bag”.
The popularity of Dior Book Tote is undeniable. Every day, fashionistas can see countless celebrities and KOLs carrying the classic bag of the French fashion house. Jessica Alba, Victoria Beckham, Rihanna , Karlie Kloss, Diane Kruger… are just a few of the names that have “fallen in love” with Dior Book Tote. This is also a familiar accessory at airports because of its large size, which can be used to store hand luggage.
Despite its simple design, Dior Book Tote is like a perfect canvas background to celebrate artistic creativity with intricate prints and embroidery on each version. It was inspired by a sketch by Marc Bohan in 1967 and officially “debuted” on the catwalk in 2018.
“Born” in 2019, the flap bag was created by Maria Grazia Chiuri to pay homage to and pay homage to the fashion house’s heritage “home” – 30 Avenue Montaigne, Paris. The 30 Montaigne bag features a large “CD” logo clasp on the front and the words 30 Montaigne embossed on the back.
With its classic, sophisticated boxy shape, it quickly became Dior’s hottest crossbody bag, surpassing even the Saddle Bag in popularity. The bag construction is also relatively simple, with two internal compartments and an adjustable strap length. 30 Montaigne is highly appreciated for being both practical and extremely luxurious.
Named after Christian Dior’s pet dog, Bobby is a hobo-shaped bag. The zipper on the bag is inspired by military leather bags. Dior Bobby has rounded lines, with many different sizes, colors, materials, etc., adorned with a gilded metal logo. It is also considered a “pick item” of many celebrities such as Rihanna, Jisoo (BLAKCPINK) , Scha Alyahya, Davikah, Bae Suzy , Jane Chuck, Juwei Teoh…
Designed as a tribute to Christian Dior’s sister, Catherine – who is affectionately known as “Caro” – the Dior Caro bag is meticulously crafted by skilled craftsmen in Italy. The leather surface is quilted with over 18,700 stitches to create the brand’s signature Cannage motif. With a large “CD” logo and a chain strap, Dior Caro depicts the elegant but equally stylish and stylish look of each girl.
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