A Brief History of the Lady Dior Handbag

The Lady Dior bag is perhaps one of the most iconic handbags of all time, but did you know it was originally called the Chouchou? Given to Lady Di in 1995 by France’s first lady, Bernadette Chirac, at the Cezanne Art Exhibit at the Grand Palais in Paris, it quickly became a signature bag for the former Princess of Wales. She ordered it in every style available and was photographed carrying it all over the world. It instantly became the brand's most sought-after item! The bag was renamed in her honor and to this day, it is one of Christian Dior’s bestselling handbags.


Made from one hundred and forty pieces, it takes seven craftsman up to eight hours to construct each bag. Every Lady Dior is handmade, available in a range of sizes from mini up to large shopper, and contains the signature gold plated D.I.O.R. charm letters. The Lady Dior is almost as famous as the woman who inspired its iconic name. Today, the bag is represented by Marion Cotillard, who has been the face of Lady Dior since 2008. Will this historic beauty join your closet?


A brief history of the Lady Dior bag by Christian Dior featuring Princess Diana.

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DIOR Black Lambskin & Sequin Address Tag Mini Lady Dior Bag (NEW!)


DIOR Taupe Lambskin & Embroidered Address Tag Mini Lady Dior Bag (NEW!)


Christian Dior Purple Pleated Short Sleeve Sheath Dress


DIOR Black Suede La Belle D Low Boots (NEW! Retail: $990!)

Right from the Runway: Chanel Handbags

A Chanel bag is the ultimate accessory. No matter the style, they are easily recognizable. The signature chain strap, quilted leather and CC lock closure make the bags distinct. This Silver Flap Bag gets a space-age update. The inside has an extra special feature: a hidden port to charge your phone so you’ll never run out of battery. Talk about a travel must-have! If you’re looking for something a little more feminine, the Pink Metallic Flap Bag has an ultra-femme, fuzzy finish. This cheeky-chic piece is sure to liven up your most ladylike looks! The best part? Both bags are brand new.


These soft Chanel bags are straight from the 2017 runways.


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Chanel Perforated Flap Bag (NEW!)


Chanel Metallic Quilted Flap Bag (NEW!)


Chanel Light Yellow Flap Bag (NEW!)


Chanel Camellia Mini Flap Bag (NEW!)

5 Things to Try: Hair Accessories, Dark Denim & More!

Despite the constant flood of snow, we are trying our best to break into spring. Why won’t winter go away? While you wait for the snow to melt, go ahead and warm up your palette! From cool cat eyes to mermaid eyes, spring’s makeup trends are all about unleashing your most creative self. Dark denim is having a major moment and we are seeing the resurgence of bold hair accessories. If you’re local, Dragon Lights is a must see! At the end of the month, Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is making its way to Chicago. Buy your tickets now before they sell out! What new things are you trying in April?

5 Things to Try in April including hair accessories, dark denim and more!

Celebrity Style: The Christian Louboutin ‘So Kate’ Pumps

Two words: red bottoms. These highly sought after Christian Louboutin ‘So Kate’ Pumps are a celebrity favorite. Designed with a pointed toe, a sky-high 120mm stiletto heel, and Christian Louboutin’s signature red lacquered sole, these will quickly become a closet staple in your shoe arsenal. Where will you wear these gorgeous pumps? Bid now to make them yours. They won’t be around forever!


Emma Stone and Kate Mara wear the Christian Louboutin 'So Kate' Pumps.

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Christian Louboutin 'So Kate' Pumps

Best Sellers: From Winter to Spring

Our March Best Sellers List showed one thing: winter is still lingering even though we’re ready to step into spring. Notable wintry weather favorites included fur lined Gucci pumps and a black puffer coat, along with silk scarves and brightly colored dresses that are begging to be worn in warmer temps. Baubles were also big in March with diamonds sparkling brightly at the forefront. Our favorite item of the bunch? The white Tom Ford Tara Crossbody Bag. It can be a winter white or the perfect bag to break out as flowers begin to bloom. How would you rock it?


eDrop-Off's best sellers from March are shown in this fashion forward graphic.

Celebrity Style: The Alexander McQueen Knuckle Box Clutch

A clutch as versatile as the personalities who wear it, the Alexander McQueen Knuckle Box Clutch has been a celebrity favorite for decades. It has graced countless red carpets and now this rocker chic clutch can be yours. Available on auction, it features gold hardware, a signature hinged clasp with Swarovski crystal embellishments and a leather panel. We love how Emily Blunt paired it with a vibrant orange dress! Carmen Electra opted to play up the edginess of the bag by wearing it with a studded form fitting dress. How would you wear this chic clutch?

The Alexander McQueen Knuckle Box Clutch.

The Darker Side of Spring

This spring, we’re taking a darker approach to the new season. Intricate prints illuminated with rich hues, luxe leather accessories and silk garments topped our must haves list. We can never resist a striking hat and this one by Saint Laurent is perfection. Additionally, nothing screams spring like a floral dress (just ask Miranda Priestley) and Dolce & Gabbana shows off their expert craftsmanship in this stunning silk design. Will you go straight for pastels this season, or embrace the darker side of spring?


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Bottega Veneta Intreccio Knot Clutch


Hermès Silk "Chasse En Inde" Print Scarf


B Brian Atwood Platform Heels


Alexander McQueen Silk Scarf


Dolce & Gabbana Tunic Dress


Sigerson Morrison Studded Slingbacks


Saint Laurent Wide Brim Hat


DSQUARED Silk Shift Dress


Buscemi Leather "PHD" Backpack

5 Things to Try: Bright & Shiny Shoes, Pops of Color & More!

Spring kicks off next week so now is the time to acquaint yourself with the top runway trends. This year, it’s all about pops of color! From eyelids to footwear, everything is painted in bold hues. Lazy girls rejoice! The low ponytail is the it hairstyle of the season. Dress it up with a fun hair accessory! It’s an effortless way to look like you spent hours on your hair. No one will know it took less than 3 minutes! If you’re local, be sure to head to the Chicago River on St. Patrick’s Day for the river dyeing. Additionally, the Macy’s Flower Show kicks off the following week and it’s a must see. March is a magical month!


5 Things to Try in March: Bright & Shiny Shoes, Pops of Color and More.

The Best of Fashion Month

What a month! Shows wrapped in Paris marking the official end of the last fashion week of the season. Things kicked off in New York at the beginning of February and then proceeded in London and Milan. One thing is certain, fall is on point. If you’re like us and can’t wait until the new season to rock runway trends, we spotted a few that are totally acceptable to wear in spring. We’re predicting Oscar de la Renta’s tulle coats are going to be a highly sought-after item. From heavy embellishments to fringe accents, we’re showing you our favorite trends and looks from fashion month. Who was your favorite designer this season?


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Tulle gets a major update in 2018.


Fashion week trends featuring sparkle and shine.

Miley Cyrus was already spotted in this Moschino gown. Will you sparkle and shine in something similar?


Fashion Week trends featuring sheer details.

Create unexpected contrast with sheer details.


Fashion week trends featuring heavy embellishments.

Add a little weight to your wardrobe.


Fashion Week trends featuring cool coats.

You're only as cool as your outerwear.


Fashion week trends including bold in black.

Black never goes out of style.


Top fashion week trends featuring tulle.

Embrace your primal instincts. 


A fashion month recap featured pleated skirts.

Pleats can be ultra feminine or add a little bit of edge. You decide!


A fashion month recap featuring fringe at Paris Fashion Week.

You can never have too much texture!


All photos by Vogue.

Best Sellers: Gilded Jewelry, The Best Bags & Cowboy Boots

During the shortest month of the year we saw a major buying trend: gold. From gilded cuffs to luxe diamond encrusted watches, subtle and not so subtle glamour was at the forefront. Have you ever wondered what the most requested item (besides Hermes Birkin bags) is at eDrop-Off? The black Chanel Flap Bag! This bag topped our best sellers list along with the naked PVC flap and Chanel’s rare birdcage earrings. We also adore the red and black Rocketbuster cowboy boots. If you’ve been keeping tabs on the Fall 2018 runways, you know cowboy boots are having a major moment. Have something similar at home? Consign now.

Best Sellers: Cowboy boots, the best bags and more!