Remember those fanny packs you (or your parents) used to wear as a kid? Well, you might want to dig it out of your closet — they’re in the middle of making a major comeback!
What was once a fashion accessory for only the nerdy, out-of-place tourists, fanny packs are now having their day in the sun because of the most surprising reason: they’re convenient. Yes, can you believe it? A trend that focuses on being functional and fashionable.
If you’ve been to Coachella or Outside Lands in the past year, it’s clear that fanny packs are seen everywhere. When you’re out and ready to party, it’s just plain easier to have a fanny bag than a purse or a backpack.
It’s time to jump on the bandwagon and find the best fanny pack/hip pack/belt bag for you! Luckily, they’re everywhere these days, so you’re sure to find the perfect one with these .
Forever 21’s American Flag Fanny Pack
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If you want to show off your stars and stripes, then Forever 21’s American Flag fanny pack is the one for you. The Americana style has been back on trend and the pack includes zip-top for all your essential items.
Urban’s Ecote Textured Belt Bag
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Belt bags are the fanny pack’s newer, hotter cousin. Despite the name change, don’t be fooled, it will have the same functionality as a the fanny pack (just with a little bit more style).
Urban Outfitter’s belt bag has a textured woven cotton feel that upgrades from your dad’s 80s fanny pack. Not only is it fashionable, but you can wear it around your waist or across the body.
Hershel’s Fifteen Hip Pack
With the hip traveler in mind, Hershel has a plethora of functional hip packs that can be worn around the waist or over the shoulder. For those who are looking for various sizes and colors, the Hershel hip pack has pretty much every color imaginable, but we recommend the ruby burnt coral style.
Nasty Gal’s Cold Blooded Fanny Pack
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If you’re looking for a fanny pack with a little bit more attitude, then Nasty Gal is for you. With the faux crocodile-skin shell and gold hardware, you’ve have the fanny pack that makes a statement. Grab this fanny pack when you’re packing for your next festival or just going out on the town.
Target’s Perforated Zipper Pocket Fanny Pack
Seriously, when has Target ever let you down? The perforated fanny pack comes in three colors (black, orange, and dark blue) that are sure to make your outfits pop! While we prefer the dark blue, you can’t go wrong with this fanny pack that’s functional and fun.
Even if you’re going minimalist with a fanny pack on your road trip this season, make sure that you take the proper precautions with your makeup! Here are 5 ways to pack your makeup for traveling.
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