Bum bag, belt bag, hip pack, waist bag, fanny pack… Truly, what’s in a reputation? The polarizing fanny pack pattern has skilled many-a comebacks for the reason that “soccer mom heads to Disney World” look of the ’80s (though we are able to thank the last decade for turning what was as soon as a helpful invention right into a neon-colored vacationer pattern). But fanny packs have slowly been reclaiming their place as a luxe possibility for a hands-free life. Thanks to the likes of the Gucci emblem belt bag, Fila’s push for carrying your belt bag over the shoulder, and Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel spring’ 16 runway (which had hip packs, in all places), stylish fanny packs are a chance as soon as once more.
The new fanny pack, nonetheless, is much less of an ode to the endless 2017 prepare of nostalgia and extra of a reinvention of belting a crossbody round your waist. Think: much less padding and neon and extra leather-based and structured (though we’re not knocking the classic look, both). And the brand new types are extra versatile than ever earlier than. We love them woven by way of denim belt loops or hung low on a monochromatic, asymmetrical gown.
If the phrases ‘fanny pack’ are nonetheless triggering, we implore you to buy the types forward to assist perceive simply why this bag deserves one other second within the highlight. Take it from us: Strap-free is the best way to be.
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