D My Dior
An icon reinvented
The D My Dior watch is one of the highlights of the upcoming Spring 2023 season.
We take a closer look at a future bestseller.
Par Julie de los Rios
© Association Willy Maywald/ADAGP, Paris, 2022
It was 20 years ago that... Victoire de Castellane, the Artistic Director behind Dior Joaillerie, designed the house’s first watch collection. And so, the D de Dior was born, rapidly becoming THE luxury fashion house’s iconic watch. A jewellery watch reflecting the many facets of femininity, instantly recognisable due to its graceful curves and two sleek hands. Girls in the public eye are collecting its various models in daring combinations of materials, colours, and dimensions. The icon celebrates its 20th anniversary with a new version, redesigned for the occasion, a true object of desire. The D My Dior combines the lines of the original, reinterpreted to include Dior’s iconic signature cannage motif, which inspired the artistic directors who succeeded Monsieur Dior. It is worth remembering that its graphic design is one of the foundations upon which this fine institution was founded in 1946.
A ribbon that tells the time Cannage, appreciated by the couturier for its simplicity and elegance, became a Dior symbol from the very first fashion show presenting the New Look in 1947, making the Lady Dior bag more sophisticated. The D My Dior, available in gold or silver-plated steel and in two sizes – 19 mm or 25 mm –celebrates the savoir-faire of haute couture. Its bracelet, designed as a ribbon that tells the time, is adorned with hand-engraved geometric lines, extending the dial in a play of shapes and reliefs... Set with diamonds or finely worked, the watch case expresses the true creativity of the company’s watchmakers. Its minimalist, easy-to-wear design, emphasising the gracefulness of a woman’s wrist with a precious halo, should appeal to women in tune with their times.