DIOR LADY ART #2: The grand return of iconic Lady Dior

DIOR LADY ART #2: The grand return of iconic Lady Dior

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The bag that is extremely elegant, instantly recognizable and entirely iconic is Lady Dior which is inspired by Haute Couture. It is the second edition of Dior Lady Art.

The Lady Dior bag was born in 1995 in Dior’s workshops and became popular one year later, in 1996 when Princess Diana visited Paris and took a serious liking to the unique accessory.

Bags by Dior stand out with chic and it is a handmade production. Characterized by padded leather cushions, mirrored facets and charms made with a layer of fine silver or gold only composite it is timeless sophistication. All details are deliberated, even the handle is the kind of perfect arch; emblem feminine and stylish about the house.

The house in last year invited American and British artists to rethink the iconic accessory with a limited-edition run After that immense runway success, Dior asked 10 celebrated artists from around the world  to reimagine their famous bag. Once more Carte Blanche got the artists from the House to inspired Dior’s bags with creative genius. In that idea performers had freedom to translate their fanciful visions onto Dior’s  leatherworking language. From fabric, through size, handles, jewelry stitching to color depended only from artist. Entirety of distinctive imaginations given a total reign. Once again bags become itself iconic.

To created the works of art on Dior’s bag were invited: Lee Bul, John Giorno, Hong Hao, Friedrich Kunath, Namsa Leuba, Betty Mariani, Jamilla Okubo, Jack Pierson, Spencer Sweeney and David Wiseman.

Lady Dior bag – inspiration by artist Betty Mariani

Lady Dior bag – inspiration by artist Jack Pierson

Lady Dior bag – inspiration by artist Hong Hao

Lady Dior bag – inspiration by artist Jamilla Okubo

Lady Dior bag – inspiration by artist Spencer Sweeney