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Gucci Dionysus Bag Collection: God’s Gift

Gucci Dionysus Bag Collection

Happy New Year! The brand of 2016? G.U.C.C.I. This past year, the house received a much-needed new perspective, delivered in the form of Alessandro Michele. He came, he saw, and he conquered by way of an entirely modern, perfectly offbeat vision. Never has a brand seen a more successful reboot (at least not since Tom Ford took hold of Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent all the way back in 1994). From Michele’s first look down the runway last February – a vivid red midi-length skirt, logo-laden belt, and ethereally see-through top – we were smitten.

On the other hand, the bags took awhile to take hold of us, which came as a surprise, since Michele’s prior role at the House of Gucci was Accessories Director. Who knew he had such a way with cloth?! Pleated, draped, and tied: I want it all. Now there’s finally a bag we can also sink our teeth into. Say hello to Gucci’s Dionysus. Not just the name of Greek mythology’s god of wine and bacchanalian ecstasy anymore, Dionysus is making me a little mad – in the best way possible!

From the luxuriously streamlined suede versions to the elaborately leather-appliquéd, coated-canvas variations, which speak of Baroque-inspired ornateness, to the revamped GG Supreme, updated with suede shots of searing, bold color: It signifies a fresh take on the brand’s iconic logo with bold hardware, an engraved horseshoe inspired by a tiger, in many iterations. Plus, the shoulder bag’s back pocket shows Gucci has practicality in mind, too. This is it: THE must-have bag for the year.

Dionysus Large Leather-Appliquéd Coated Canvas Shoulder Bagicon (on NET-A-PORTER for $3,290)

Dionysus Coated Canvas and Suede Belt Bagicon (on NET-A-PORTER for $1,500)

Dionysus Medium Embroidered Coated Canvas and Suede Shoulder Bagicon (on NET-A-PORTER for $3,800)

Dionysus Leather-Appliquéd Coated Canvas Shoulder Bagicon (on NET-A-PORTER for $2,990)

Gucci Dionysus Bag Collection

Dionysus Suede Shoulder Bagicon (at Gucci for $2,500)

Dionysus Suede Shoulder Bagicon (at Gucci for $2,500)

Dionysus Suede Shoulder Bagicon (at Gucci for $2,500)

Gucci Dionysus Bag Collection

Dionysus GG Supreme Shoulder Bagicon (at Gucci for $2,100)

Dionysus Blooms Print Shoulder Bagicon (at Gucci for $2,300)

Dionysus GG Supreme Shoulder Bagicon (at Gucci for $2,100)

Dionysus GG Supreme Shoulder Bagicon (at Gucci for $2,100)

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