In the market for a new everyday designer tote?
The Prada Symbole and the Dior Book Tote are cult classics that share many similarities and differences. With their apparent physical similarities, you can’t go wrong with owning either. But at the same time, the Prada Symbole and Dior Book Tote embody their individual differences, so much so, that owning both is definitely not a bad idea! Let’s compare the two totes starting off with what makes the Prada Symbole and Dior Book Tote similar.
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Prada Symbole & Dior Book Tote Similarities
The similarities between the Prada Symbole and Dior Book Tote are noticeable immediately. In this example, the bags pictured below are both a size Small, sharing very similar dimensions. In addition to the likeness in size, their materials are woven canvas making them equally structured and sturdy. The interior is composed of a fabric lining, and you can fit roughly the same amount of things inside both tote bags. These styles also make great travel or work bags, and you can shop these bags in additional sizes, too! The Prada Symbole comes in Mirco and Large. The Dior Book Tote sizes include Mini, Small (which is a newly added size), Medium, and Large.
Although similar in many ways, these two totes have many details about them that actually make them quite different, starting with the Prada Symbole tote.
What makes the Prada Symbole unique?
The Prada Symbole tote is a new style that was released during the Summer of 2022. The bag comes with a clochette, and features a unique triptych pattern symbolic of Prada. So far, this style comes in fairly neutral colorways. You’ll also notice that the size Small comes with a removable strap. Looking at the inside, you’ll find a small interior pocket.
What makes the Dior Book Tote unique?
On the other hand, the Dior Book Tote has been around for much longer than the Prada Symbole tote. The Book Tote is an iconic style released for Dior’s Spring Summer 2018 collection. Looking at the interior, the Book Tote does not include any pockets. However, you can buy Book Tote inserts. And because the Book Tote has been around for longer, many seasonal releases and limited edition patterns are available to choose from.
As you can see, the Prada Symbole and the Dior Book Tote share many similarities and differences. But because of that, you can’t go wrong with either one or both! Which one would you choose?