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.
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Puttin' on the Glitz

fanny pack chloe kriss convertible leather belt bag

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

Quick Change

red leather fanny pack by 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

fanny pack topshop leopard purse belt

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

fanny pack st xavier kezzy waist bag in blue and orange

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

fanny pack lulus rio bravo fringe

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).