On July 1, 2021, Princess Diana would have turned 60, a milestone by all means. Prince William and Prince Harry may have marked the occasion by unveiling a statue of their mother at Kensington Palace, but Italian luxury brand Gucci pays homage to the royal style icon in its own way .
Looking at street style photos of the late royal in the ’90s, the brand relaunched the bamboo-handle bag the former princess loved to lug around – it was often spotted on her arm as she headed for a session. gym or for shopping. excursions, no doubt because of its classic and elegant look.
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First launched in 1991, the bag received a 21st century update from Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele. First of all, the style was officially dubbed the Gucci Diana. Second, the designer added removable neon shiny leather belts (in neon yellow, orange or pink) to the handles, a clever nod to the functional bands that were once used to retain the shape of bamboo handles.
The tote bag will now also come in several sizes: mini, small and medium, with a classic chic palette of black, brown, white, powder pink and pastel blue. Monogram options will also be possible, with the addition of letters and stars on the leather belts in the colors of the metallic film.
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