A timeless icon, the lady Dior never ceases to reinvent itself, like today’s woman. An ode to femininity’s multiple nature, this manifesto harmonizes with every personality. It is an emblem of an inherently refined, self-assured, trans-generational attitude. This bag represents the quintessence of the Dior spirit, its signature codes and haute couture savoir-faire. A gem of craftmanship, conceived, sewn and stitched to reveal the most beautiful material, an open book on the profound identity the house attaches to its symbols, it illustrates a history beyond fashions with the most daring of reinterpretations.
For the fourth edition of Dior Lady art, eleven artists from around the world have participated in the game of metamorphosis by rendering the iconic lady Dior as a unique piece of art. An exercise in virtuoso style. From one horizon to the next, from Mexico to Japan and Portugal to the United States, the artists Joana Vasconcelos, Rina Banerjee, Wang Guangle, Marguerite Humeau, Jia Lee, Maria Nepomuceno, Mickalene Thomas, Kohei Nawa, Eduardo Terrazas, Raqib Shaw and Athi-Patra Ruga each, in their own way, made it sublime, infusing its architecture and charms with their individual universe and inspirations. Marked by its extraordinary destiny, the lady Dior has become, more than ever, an object of desire. Each revisted handbag is an alchemy that connects Dior with the world through joint prism of imagination and excellence savoir-faire. An ode to freedom and creativity.
WATCH: Episode 1 with Athi-Patra Ruga