How to Take the Fanny Pack Trend from Dorky to Designer Chic

Thanks to chic celebs (Olivia Wilde, Rihanna) and designer catwalks (Gucci, Prada), the bag with the dorkiest reputation is having a major moment. These gems—chosen by Cara Jammet, Rach’s wardrobe stylist—are much cooler than your dad’s fanny pack.
By Christina Izzo ,

Puttin' on the Glitz

Courtesy of Bloomingdales

Go gold on gold with See by Chloé’s Kriss Convertible Leather Belt Bag ($315), which pairs allover glitter with gilded grommets.

Quick Change

Courtesy of Steve Madden

With its two detachable straps, you can wear this BMANDIE bag by Steve Madden ($68),at the hip or the 2018 way: over the shoulder like a cross-body. 

Animal Attraction

Courtesy of Topshop

Topshop’s Leopard Purse Belt ($60), stands out from the packs with a black-and-white animal print and oversize gold hardware.

Just Bead It

Courtesy of From St. Xavier

Can a fanny pack be edgy? From St Xavier’s Kezzy Waist Bag ($140), makes a stylish case with metallic embellishments and bursts of cobalt and orange.

On the Fringe

Courtesy of Lulus

A sleek satchel silhouette goes boho with fringe details, vegan leather, and a weathered silver buckle in this Lulus Rio Bravo Fringe Belt Bag ($24).

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