Type "Dior Lady Dior" on the search bars of luxury consignment shops like Vestiare Collective and The Real Real and literally dozens of beautiful vintage canvas versions of the timeless style are sure to show up. The sturdy, fuss-free fabric was a famous material the Princess Diana-approved bag came in as the '90s wore on, but these last few years, it seems to have been available only in more premium patent leathers and even intricately beaded satins. Perhaps practicality fell by the wayside, or fickle-hearted fashion just wanted to play with somethin' shiny—whatever the case, its cloth iteration is back against all odds for Spring/Summer 2020, and better than ever. Meet the Lady D-Lite!
Sleek and dainty, it's classic yet modern and crafted in fully-embroidered tone-on-tone Cannage cotton etched (in the spirit of the popular Book Tote) with the label's logo on the front. The pale gold-hued signature D. I. O. R. charms embellish its silhouette, completed by a matching wide, removable shoulder strap.
Oh, and here's a fun fact: It's a special design that can also be personalized with your name, initials, or a meaningful date at exclusive pop-ups in Kuala Lumpur, London, Milan, Paris, Tsum, Kuwait, Dubai, and Stoleshnikov. How's that for a custom touch?
We've trained particularly covetous gazes on the chic beige versh. Drop your colorway of choice in the comments below!