Dior's DiorDirection Flap Bag
22 June 2018

Dior’s DiorDirection Flap Bag

Along with the return of the iconic Saddle bag, Dior introduces yet another key bag for Fall 2018: the DiorDirection. Sporting a similar square chain-link as the J’adior, the details are all in the hardware that’s front and centre of the bag.

At first, the hardware detail on the bag’s flap may seem like a circular clasp with toggles on both sides of the circle on the hardware, making it look like a horsebit of sorts. But, take a closer look and you’d notice that it’s actually a skinny CD logo, which is rather inconspicuous from afar, unlike the Book Tote from Cruise 18 and SS18 and the J’adior launched in SS17, with the brand emblazoned across them. In fact, perhaps it this more minimalist and streamlined approach to the DiorDirection that gives it a certain “old world charm” sorta vibe.

Dior DiorDirection Flap Bag Burgundy

Made from polished lambskin leather, the DiorDirection is available in 4 colours (grey, brown, black, and burgundy), the brushed gold hardware certainly adds to this vintage vibe that the bag exudes. It comes in only one size, and with the shoulder strap which allows you to wear it on the shoulder or crossbody style. If you prefer to dress up the bag a little bit more, you can also attach the wide canvas Dior shoulder straps for a more rugged look. Overall, I guess you could say that this is a more understated bag that’s more “shy”, if you will, yet still possesses a quiet confidence and certainly no less luxe in terms of its construction and design.

 

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