Introducing one of many hot new bags coming your way this fall is this very classy Dior 61 Medium Shopper. A fashion stand-out to say the least, and made of smooth grained leather you'll definitely get noticed carrying this little number. With features such as polished silver metal hardware, and a removable oversized "D" charm, it measures 16x16.5x7. Elegance at its best, you can buy this very sophisicated shopper at eLuxury for $1,850. Remember, it's only money...
Here and now is the mother of all bags that is outrageously expensive, but shows a lot of class at the same time. The Vanity Python East/West Frame Bag by Dior keeps with the fall look of metallic accents with this unique python skin Bag. It also features polished gold metal hardware, extravagant suede lining, with a removable python coin pouch. Measuring 14.25x8.25x4, this gorgeous bag is available at eLuxury for $6,550. Yeah, you heard me right, $6,550! Who am I kidding? This bag is so totally way out of my league! I can honestly say, without a doubt, I have now found a handbag that costs more than my secondhand car...Dreams are still free, aren't they?
White is definitely the color to carry this year, especially this gorgeous Rebel Leather & Suede Hobo by Dior. This rebel style bag is available in white or black soft calfskin. Accented in tonal suede trim and topstitching with silver metal hardware, this bag is loaded with clips and buckles. Measuring 10 4/5x12 2/5x5 1/5, it sells for $1,590 at Neiman Marcus. A wee bit pricey for me, but if I could afford a Dior, this would be the one!
Okay, forget what I've always said about overpriced handbags, this Metallic Cannage Shoulder Bag from Dior is one big attention getter. Fashioned in quilted metallic lambskin, it features cannage pattern embroidery and is accented in aged metal hardware. I just love the way the flat leather shoulder straps are woven through the large grommets and I'm really loving the logo jacquard lining. With plenty of interior pockets, and the unmistakable signature "D" charm you can buy this classy little bag at eLuxury. Available in Aged Gold or Aged Silver, it measures 19x9x7. With a price tag of $1,795, it'll definitely set you back a few paychecks, and you may starve for a few months, but who cares, at least you'll look good carrying it, right?
Ohhhh...If only I had an endless money tree in my back yard, I would have the largest bag collection in the state! I would definitely add the Dior Gaucho Zipped Tote to the group. This vintage looking tote is made of supple calf leather and trimmed out in lambskin with contrast stitching. Accented in silver metal hardware with flat leather shoulder straps, with oodles of antique silver metal links, buckles, and interior pockets this could be a real conversation piece in itself. It also has a saddle-like flap and a "1947" Christian Dior medallion and large key dangling on front that really adds class to this awesome bag. Measuring 15x11x6, you can buy this bag at eLuxury for a very expensive, (but well worth it) $1,990.
The new Dior Jeanne Aged Goatskin Medium Bag is made from, you guessed it, aged goatskin, and features antiqued silver metal hardware. With whipstitch details throughout and accented with round studs, it features a front flap with goatskin and inset link chain pull tab. This very expensive bag features a zip top closure with a logo jacquard lining and 5.5" drop leather handle with link chain straps. You can purchase this Dior at eLuxury at a bargain price of $2,400. I don't know about you folks, aged goats or not, I still can hardly fathom killing goats for a handbag. (No matter how cute the bag is).
Santa did a pretty good job of bringing me everything on my list this year, but I think he may have forgot to slip one of these under the tree. The Leather Shopper from Dior's Flight collection features stunning white leather and has polished silver hardware detailing. Closing with a magnetic snap, the bag has gathered sides, rolled leather handles, and a fun and familiar orange neoprene flight tag. It's rare for me to say that I might even think about a handbag being worth $1,250 (and I cringe at the thought that it might become a habit), but I'm pretty sure I would trade my thumbs for this one. The Dior Flight Shopper is available at eLuxury and measures 12 x 8 x 5.5 inches. In Santa's defense, he did bring me a new pink limited edition Razr cell phone so I ain't mad at him.
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Evidently, when you mix Dior's elegant saddle bag with a Japanese-esque flower print, the results are astounding. The Japanese Patchwork Saddle Bag from Dior is made with pure white canvas and boasts a very colorful and inviting Japanese-inspired floral design. With a caramel leather handle and trim, the bag features signature silver C and D charms and logo jacquard canvas lining. Measuring 9.5 x 7.5 x 2.5 x inches, Dior's Japanese Patchwork Saddle Bag sells for $1,080 at eluxury.
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In a beautiful tan hue, Dior's Doctor Bag with Velvet Flower features a rose appliqué on the soft, suede fabric and has enameled flowers on the C and D links. Inside the bag, you'll find nothing less than Dior's fine Logo textile lining and a zippered pocket while the outside sports metal feet to protect your $1,825 investment from harm. The frame bag has two 4-inch drop leather handles and measures 13 x 6 x 5 inches. It's available now from eLuxury.
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From the new aviation-inspired Flight collection, Dior's Large East/West Bag is made with soft grained leather and has polished silver metal hardware. It comes complete with a wide shoulder strap, front flap pocket, and leather belt with grommets reaching across the top of the bag. Hottest thing about this purse: the orange rubber Dior Flight tag that reads "Remove Before Flight". Not quite as hot: the price tag that reads $1.550.
It’s been 50 years since the launch of Dior's Grand Boutique on Avenue Montaigne, and to celebrate, the company has introduced the Vintage Frame Bag made with original logo jacquard canvas. The bag features red, leather trim, has sheen silver hardware, and closes with a "CD" clasp. The front of the purse shows off a beautiful Dior-embossed leather patch while the interior is lined in black satin. Eluxury is offering Dior's Vintage Frame Bag for $1,195.
Sometimes there’s a bag that stops you dead in your tracks the first time you lay eyes on it. Say hello to Dior's Romantic Flowers Doctor's Bag in gorgeous, polished brown leather. With floral and butterfly embroidered accents and attractive topstitching, this bag is very fresh and feminine while maintaining its graceful, antique charm. I've covered a lot of bags from Dior that I thought were either clever or creative and usually beautiful as well, but never have I been as stunned as I have been by this bag. This I would spend $1,445 on.
Much to my surprise, this month’s issue of Elle magazine features an article about the direction John Galliano, designer for Dior, is taking the popular Detective bag this fall. According to the article, this season will reveal a limited-edition tie-dye crocodile Detective bag that will start at $18,240. Galliano, who is credited with being the first to successfully tie-dye crocodile leather, states that this bag is for both "the hippie chick that grew up and the classicist who's a rocker at heart". The Tie-Dye Detective bag from Dior by Galliano is said to come in red, lilac and brown and will be available at select Dior boutiques nationwide. Purseuing projects that your estimated time on the waiting list for this bag will be: A frickin' decade.
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The Detective Velvet Wrist Clutch from Dior is made of beautiful velvet and has lush leather trim. From the ravishing silver hardware to the metal "D" charm hanging from the flap-tab closure, this little clutch is hot! In classic detective style, the purses shape is unique, making it a wonderful addition to the popular line. The Dior Detective Velvet Wrist Clutch sells for $775 and measures 9 x 4 x 2.85 inches.dior-girly-glamour-camera-bag
New from Dior's Pink Collection is the Girly Glamour Camera Bag that was inspired by vintage camera bags. In pink and white Dior logo fabric with patent leather trim, the bag is accented in white flowers and butterfly detail. The textile shoulder strap lengthens from 10.6 up to 19.75 inches and the Camera Bag is lined in pink satin. Measuring 9 x 7.8 x 2.75 inches, the Dior Girly Glamour Camera Bag sells for $760.dior-detective-medium-bag
Christian Dior's new Detective bag is one of the new "it" purses of the season. The frame-shaped bag features a velvety smooth leather exterior with detailed topstitching and zip closure. Inside the purse is a satin-finished tan and white flower lining. I think what does it for me are the two snap pockets on the front with the dangling "C" and "D". And no ladies, that does not stand for "Card" "Declined", although at $1,650, the price of this bag might make you rethink your purchases for the rest of the month. In black, the Detective Bag makes me want to do some investigating to see if I can sell something to buy it.