What can we say about this other than it's inspired by a horse's saddle, incorporates a stirrup, buckle, bit, rivets, a giant metal 'D' and various jangley spurs and horsey bits.
The Dior Saddle kick-started the trend for weighty handbag embellishment and proved particularly popular with fashionable equestrianistas, and of course Chingford Chavs and Far Eastern ladies, who love a bag with a lot going on.
Launched in 2000 John Galliano
celebrated with a highly collectable limited edition, further demonstrating the commercial genius behind the French fashion powerhouse. By 2003 there were around 125 different variations.
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