After receiving numourous slanderings for their unattractiveness, fanny packs have evolved into a chic version of their former self and are now even gracing runways. Do you think belt purses (a.k.a.) fanny packs are back in fashion? Or do they deserve to be thrown away with all their ugly...

that's the girl in the Technotronic "Pump Up the Jam" video wearing a fanny pack for no conceivable reason. Or this visual: You may remember all the Dylan-centric drama on Beverly Hills 90210 with a healthy dose of nostalgia, but please don't long for the good ol' days when Steve Sanders...

Maybe it's because she's a new mom who needs a hands-free option or maybe it's because she's flexing her fashion muscle to see how influential she is on fashion industry trends. Either way, designer Rachel Zoe is bringing back the fanny pack for spring '13. If the oversized envelope clutch...

So tell me, PurseBloggers, would you wear a Gucci Fanny Pack? This version of the Marmont Belt Bag retails for $1,890 via Gucci, or you can snag a more classic version of the Marmont Belt Bag for $1,110 via Saks. P.S. Please consider supporting our small, bag-loving team by clicking our...

If you'd dismissed fanny packs—especially when worn crossbody—as a trend for the young and unsophisticated, Hermès has some bad news for you: the trend is coming from inside the house. There's maybe no other leather house as closely associated with old-school elegance and sophistication as...

Fashion brands have--somewhat inexplicably--been trying to make fanny packs (or, as they're more diplomatically termed, "belt bags") cool for years. Part of the rationale makes sense: trend variation is key in order for brands to keep sales up, so it's in their best interest to try and...

When the fanny pack trend started to explode earlier this year and we started spotting the bags on celebs, one in particular stood out immediately as a favorite of the ultra-stylish: the Alexander Wang Attica Fanny Pack. The style had been launched a season or two before anyone knew belt bags...

He utilized fanny packs in oversized styles and vibrant colors, thought to be representative of New York City tourism. Shane Gabier and Chris Peters of Creatures of the Wind drew inspiration from famous Dutch painters as well as the psychedelic movement of the 1960's, and included fanny packs...

try and make them happen. Well, they're finally happening, just in time for summer. (Which, really, is the most appropriate time for a belt bag; lots of hands-free activities happen during warm weather.) Louis Vuitton sealed the deal for us. If you needed any proof that now really is the...

looking for the trendiest possible option, you'll want to go for a full-on fanny pack because they're the superior crossbody option. If all this feels like a little much, or if your interest is piqued but you're not sure where to start, we've got some inspiration for you: celebrities have...

 

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