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Handbag trends may come and go, but investing in a designer handbag is always a smart choice. Sure, they may come with a steep price tag, but they also promise years—even decades!—of wear due to their exceptional craftsmanship and quality. Plus, Dior’s classic designs outlast any buzzy seasonal bag trend, guaranteeing much more bang for your buck than any micro mini bag or cloud clutch.
While there are plenty of heritage bag brands to choose from, today’s most fashionable can’t seem to get enough of Dior. From the classic Saddle Bag to newer designs like the Book Tote or Bobby Bag, it’s impossible not to find yourself amongst a sea of Dior logos and the brand’s signature Cannage stitching outside of any runway show or event.
Ahead, check out the best Dior bags that are totally worth the splurge, and shop the latest colorways and sizes that are guaranteed to stand the test of time.
Arguably one of the most popular Dior bags to ever exist, the Lady bag first launched in 1995, however, it didn’t earn its name until Princess Diana wore it in Paris (thus, propelling it to cult status) later that year. Defined by its signature Cannage topstitching, Dior charms, and structured, boxy silhouette, it’s available in an array of sizes (from large to micro) and colorways—meaning there’s a perfect style for everyone.
If you’re looking for a more casual version of the Lady Dior bag, consider the Lady D-Lite. First introduced in the brand’s Spring Summer 2020 collection, it’s constructed of embroidered canvas (and, in some cases, velvet) rather than lambskin leather. Available in a range of sizes, it’s seen in solid black as well as several prints, such as Dior’s constellation and Mizza leopard.
First introduced during John Galliano’s reign back in 2001, the Saddle Bag quickly became the It item of the early aughts. When Maria Grazia Chiuri relaunched the classic style back in 2018, it once again was catapulted into cult status. Known for its shape, which resembles the side of a horse saddle, and its stirrup-inspired signature D clip, you can find this investment piece available in various materials, colors, prints, and sizes.
If you’re a fan of mini bags, consider this the one for you. While its name may imply it’s meant to hold your toiletries for travel, many a street style star has been seen sporting it a purse thanks to its trusty strap. Available in both DiorTravel and Lady Dior versions, this tiny bag keeps your essentials protected thanks to its structured box shape and wraparound zipper.
You can’t go wrong with a classic tote bag, which is why the Dior Book Tote has remained a hot item since its 2018 launch. Available in an array of silhouettes, prints, and materials, consider it a must for lugging around all of your belongings. And while the larger styles have made a splash on the street style scene, there are mini and smaller vertical versions, too.
The sleek DiorDouble bag makes for the perfect day-to-night accessory. Complete with a leather handle and detachable chain strap, it can be worn as a clutch or over the shoulder. It’s luxurious enough to complete any formal look, but trust—it looks just as chic with a T-shirt and jeans.
Launched in 2019, the 30 Montaigne collection is an ode to the historic Paris house address of Christian Dior. These timeless, easy-to-carry bags feature a boxy design and a large CD clasp inspired by the seal of a Christian Dior perfume bottle. Opt for the Box version for more structured styles in various sizes (though on the smaller side); if you’re looking for more space, may we suggest the slightly larger original 30 Montaigne Bag.
Named after Christian Dior’s beloved pet pup, the Bobby bag is a timeless hobo style that features an adjustable and removable shoulder strap and a military-inspired buckle. It’s available in sizes small to large and in several colors, prints, and materials.
One of Chiuri’s more recent designs, the Caro bag was first introduced in the cruise 2021 collection, though we see this versatile style—which can be worn over the shoulder or crossbody—becoming a staple item for years to come. It’s featured in classic Cannage embroidered leather as well as a handful of velvet and shearling styles, and it comes in multiple sizes. Not ready to make such an investment? The Caro collection also includes small leather goods like pouches, wallets, and AirPod cases.
The perfect essential for any capsule wardrobe, the St Honoré Tote is timeless and classic in design. Available in medium and large sizes and neutral hues like black and cream, it features two spacious interior compartments to hold your everyday essentials, while the large CD clasp adds a luxurious touch. Plus, it features a removable shoulder strap that allows for mixing and matching.