Designer 101
Gucci 101: The Flora Motif

Gucci 101: The Flora Motif

Conceived by artist and set designer Vittorio Accornero in 1966, the Gucci Flora motif started in the form of a scarf. The fantastical melange of flora and fauna composed of flowers, fruits, and insects consists of 37 colors against a stark white background.

Christian Dior 101: The Lady Dior

Christian Dior 101: The Lady Dior

Diana, Princess of Wales gave the iconic Lady Dior bag its name, but it was originally called the Chouchou. Since then its made appearances on Sex and the City, Gossip Girl, and on the arms of numerous celebrities.