The Lady Dior bag is the essential of Christian Dior. It was created in 1994 by Gianfranco Ferré, the artistic director of the brand at the time. Its history is quite special: Bernadette Chirac indeed offers this bag to the princess of Wales during a trip to Paris in September 1995. The Princess of Wales was wearing it during the opening of the Cezanne exhibition at the Grand Palais.
Initially nicknamed Chouchou by members of the fashion house, this bag attracted and fascinated every fashion journalists. Dior took the opportunity to play with words and renamed it “the Lady Di” bag and communicated via a press kit entitled "Lady, Lady Di, Lady Dior". The cannages stitching, the quilted leather and the sophisticated design are the hallmarks of Dior.
This bag is available in matt lacquer and leather, quilted python, tweed and jacquard. Emblematic of the Parisian chic, it comes in two sizes. Spacious and practical, it has an inside zip pocket allowing to slip your accessories. The Lady Dior comes from craftsmanship. Handcrafted, 130 parts are needed in the design of this unique object.