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The History of the Lady Dior Bag

The Lady Dior bag is one of the most recognizable purses ever made, likely because it debuted on the arm of none other than Princess Diana in 1995. In fact, the then-nameless bag was christened “Lady Dior” in honor of her. The Lady Dior bag quickly became a key part of Princess Diana’s personal style. Unsurprisingly, the bag has become synonymous with timeless elegance. In fact, the Lady Dior bag is so beloved that each year, it is reimagined while still staying true to the spirit of Dior. All of the versions of the bag tend to share a few common elements, including the metallic charms, which are an homage to the lucky charms Christian Dior always kept with him, and the Cannage motif, which harkens back to the Napoleon III seats the designer always set up for guests at his show. Today, the Lady Dior bag remains extremely popular.

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