The Return of The “It Bag”: The Iconic Dior Saddle bag

The Return of The “It Bag”: The Iconic Dior Saddle bag

So many 90’s fashion trends are back this year. The one I am currently most excited about is “The iconic Dior Saddle bag” the “it bag” of the early 2000’s. When I first heard about the comeback I immediately became excited! I mean if there is ever a 90’s or early 2000’s trend that’s making a comeback you know I’m all over it. Specially if it was ever something worn on Sex in the City by Carrie Bradshaw.  I was literately jumping with joy when I saw it May of this year.

I wasn’t the only one my twin sister who was lucky enough to sport the bag back in the year 2000, found out about the comeback and immediately send me a post on Instagram. If you follow any of the “It Girls” like Kendal Jenner, Gigi Hadid or Influencers like Negin Mirsalehi on Instagram you too saw a new wave of  influencer sporting the iconic saddle bags the same day Dior made it available in stores.  I knew right then and there that this bag was going to make a strong come back.

The Bag was revamped and re-introduced by Dior’s now Creative Directors and head designer Maria Grazia Chiuri. The bag was first designed in 1999 by then head designer John Galliano. He  introduced the bag in his 1999 Wild West inspired ready to wear runway show.  It wasn’t till the year 2000 when trend setter Carrie Bradshaw wore it in season three of sex in the city that it became the bag to have. This is when I made my first purchase of the iconic saddle bag.

 

New 2018 Dior Saddle bag

SADDLE BAG IN EMBROIDERED CANVAS
https://www.dior.com/en_us/products/couture-M0446CWVG_M030_TU-saddle-calfskin-bag?query=saddle%20bag
CHRISTIAN DIOR BLACK LEATHER SADDLE BAG
DIOR OBLIQUE SADDLE BAG
DIOR OBLIQUE SADDLE BAG
SADDLE BAG IN EMBROIDERED CANVAS
SADDLE BAG IN EMBROIDERED CANVAS
https://www.dior.com/en_us/products/couture-M0446CWVG_M030_TU-saddle-calfskin-bag?query=saddle%20bag
CHRISTIAN DIOR BLACK LEATHER SADDLE BAG
DIOR OBLIQUE SADDLE BAG
DIOR OBLIQUE SADDLE BAG
SADDLE BAG IN EMBROIDERED CANVAS
SADDLE BAG IN EMBROIDERED CANVAS
https://www.dior.com/en_us/products/couture-M0446CWVG_M030_TU-saddle-calfskin-bag?query=saddle%20bag
CHRISTIAN DIOR BLACK LEATHER SADDLE BAG
DIOR OBLIQUE SADDLE BAG
DIOR OBLIQUE SADDLE BAG
SADDLE BAG IN EMBROIDERED CANVAS

Dior Saddle Vintage

Saint Laurent Niki Over-The-Knee Leather Boots
CHRISTIAN DIOR TAN CALFSKIN LEATHER SADDLE BAG HB2099
Christian dior vintage Saddle Bag in blue canvass
Dior Patent Leather Saddle Black Nylon Shoulder Bag
Dior Saddle Navy Baguette
SAINT LAURENT Niki suede over-the-knee boots
ENGLISH FACTORY Knit Off Shoulder Sweater
SAINT LAURENT
Saint Laurent Niki Over-The-Knee Leather Boots
CHRISTIAN DIOR TAN CALFSKIN LEATHER SADDLE BAG HB2099
Christian dior vintage Saddle Bag in blue canvass
Dior Patent Leather Saddle Black Nylon Shoulder Bag
Dior Saddle Navy Baguette
SAINT LAURENT Niki suede over-the-knee boots
ENGLISH FACTORY Knit Off Shoulder Sweater
SAINT LAURENT

18 years later! Revamped in a larger and more robust version of the original one, The Dior Saddle bag has ones again become the “it bag” , with an added accessory  “The Guitar Strap” that makes the bag both trendy and easier to carry. The guitar strap from Dior and other luxury brands is accompany by an extravagant price tag ranging in price from $895 to $1,800. Many other luxury brands are also in with the guitar strap trend like Fendi, and Valentino just to name a few.

Guitar strap Splurge

Valentino Garavani Camu Butterfly Guitar Strap for Handbag
Valentino Garavani Camu Butterfly Guitar Strap for Handbag
FENDI “Strap You” Leather Shoulder Strap
VALENTINO GARAVANI Rockstud Guitar Adjustable Strap
Dior Rainbow J’Adior Handbag Strap with Engraved Metallic Stars
DIOR OBLIQUE SHOULDER STRAP
EMBROIDERED CANVAS SHOULDER STRAP
Valentino Garavani Camu Butterfly Guitar Strap for Handbag
Valentino Garavani Camu Butterfly Guitar Strap for Handbag
FENDI “Strap You” Leather Shoulder Strap
VALENTINO GARAVANI Rockstud Guitar Adjustable Strap
Dior Rainbow J’Adior Handbag Strap with Engraved Metallic Stars
DIOR OBLIQUE SHOULDER STRAP
EMBROIDERED CANVAS SHOULDER STRAP

Guitar Strap Save

Geo Embroidery Guitar Strap
Studded Guitar Strap
Metallic Embroidery Floral Guitar Strap
Metallic Rainbow Guitar Strap
Geo Embroidery Guitar Strap
Studded Guitar Strap
Metallic Embroidery Floral Guitar Strap
Metallic Rainbow Guitar Strap
Geo Embroidery Guitar Strap
Studded Guitar Strap
Metallic Embroidery Floral Guitar Strap
Metallic Rainbow Guitar Strap

 

if you are anything like me and already own the saddle bag adding just the strap is not a deal beaker. You can also add a budget friendly one and save even more. I found some great dupes that are just a gorgeous with a much lighter price tag as low as $35! Like the Rebecca Minkoff one I’m wearing here is $95 but you can get an addictions 15% off with a first time purchase. I linked a few budget friendly ones. I hope you enjoyed reading this post and come visit again. Thank you for reading.💋

Xoxo

Chantal 💋

 

 

 

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