At first glance, the Dior Bobby Bag invites you to take a closer look and then catches you so deeply that you can no longer avert your eyes. With a simplicity that attracts attention and a modest appearance that most shoulder bags do not accept, the Dior Bobby Bag is one of the label’s current bag hits.
A story of two inspirations
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Monsieur Christian Dior was of a superstitious nature and also had tremendous camaraderie with his four legged friends, especially a dog named Bobby! So much so that every collection of his famous 1950s rock suits had one named after his favorite dog. This ‘Bobby Suit’ was immensely successful. This started a tradition that gives the brand’s archive a personal and humorous touch. Maria Grazia Chiuri – the extraordinary designer who runs the house – plays with the idea that a bag is an extension of your own home, almost like a constant companion, and remembers the relationship between the label’s founder and his pet. When the inspirations of the two designers merged, today’s bag was created – the Dior Bobby Bag.
If the inspiration is right, everything fits together. This certainly seems to be the case when it comes to Dior Bobby. On the occasion of the launch of the label’s autumn 2020 collection, the now famous bag was immediately destined for success.
Whether it was the heartwarming story of the name of the bag or the thoughtful design, the Dior Bobby Bag is now almost a year old and enjoys the status of a must-have piece in your closet.
The bag is essentially a hobo bag that combines functional structure with stylish curves. The Dior Bobby Bag eschews the casual aesthetic of a traditional hobo and uses a crescent-shaped silhouette to reinforce the subtle nod to a saddle-influenced exterior.
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The bag has a more vintage look and is decorated with modern signature elements to add an extra layer of complexity. The CD logo on the front and the bold use of the iconic “30 Montaigne” address on the back make it as contemporary as it is classic.
The bag was designed for all women and is versatile and is presented in luxurious materials such as box calf leather and oblique canvas, which translate the distinctive know-how of the Dior craftsmen. In order to do justice to the idea of versatility, the bag can be carried in three ways: on the shoulder, crossbody and as a clutch.
The color of a stormy sky colors this Dior Bobby bag. The slightly iridescent box calf leather exterior has an eye-catching sheen, while the rounded silhouette of the bag is constructed to form a medium-sized body. The front flap is secured with a magnetic clasp that is subtly hidden behind the buckle detail. The brand’s distinctive initials appear in antique gold, as do the other hardware details, including a military-inspired buckle on the adjustable and detachable strap and the small D-rings on either side.
The elegant bag has a large opening that is cut off at the side for security and a saddle-like look. The inside itself is lined with evenly tinted suede and has a logo pocket. While the entire bag is rooted in a classic style, the use of bold font to emboss the address of the brand’s first store in Paris on the back is firmly moving back to today’s design consciousness. The Dior Bobby Bag is equipped with a practical slide-in pocket on the back and can be combined with a variety of ensembles – from casual denims and T-shirts to playful dresses.
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