Fanny Pack: The Comeback of Fanny Packs

Fanny Pack: The Comeback of Fanny Packs

Fanny Pack: The Comeback of Fanny Packs
Fanny Pack: The Comeback of Fanny Packs

Gone are the days when only tourists wearing trekking sandals strapped their bum bags. Belt bags aka fanny packs are currently very popular with fashion fans.

Belt bags from the designers
From the former fashion no-go to the absolute fashion favorite: Hardly any accessory has had such a steep career as the good old bum bag, which is currently the favorite of all bloggers, street style stars and fashion professionals. In the course of the 90s revival, the great fashion designers discovered the once frowned upon tourist accessory and brought it to the catwalks. Bum bags were omnipresent at Gucci - not only as bags, but also as belts over coats or blouses on the runway. Rochas combined fanny packs with romantic flounce dresses and bum bags were also on display at Marc Jacobs, Sportmax, Alexander Wang and Louis Vuitton.

And the reasons for the comeback are obvious: belly and belt bags can not only be combined in many ways, they are also incredibly practical. Cell phones, change and lipstick are always close at hand, but the hands remain free - which makes hip bags the ideal companion in everyday life, at parties or festivals.

How do you wear bum bags?
Loosely strapped around the hips, as a crossbody bag or simply thrown over the shoulder: how best to wear bum bags is up to the wearer. Currently the most popular variant: worn high up in the waist - optionally over casual knitted sweaters, dresses or coats and jackets. There are no limits to fashion creativity. From elegant to sporty, the big fashion houses have the right bum bag ready for every look - from mini to XXL size, from velvet to leather to nylon or plastic - everyone should find their perfect match here.

Styling options for hip bags
Casual as a crossbody bag for the shopping trip
If you carry a fanny pack across your shoulder as a crossbody bag, the look is particularly casual, perfect for a shopping trip or when traveling. Also works great over dresses, knitted sweaters, or coats.

In a business look with a blazer
The bum bag can also do business: With its simple leather design, a hip bag looks great with a blazer - and it also accentuates the waist.

Bum bag as a statement accessory
Okay, there is no place for the mobile phone here - the mini version of the Chanel bag as a bum bag is more of a statement than a bag - but a lipstick and change can even be stowed here. And the eye-catching potential is numally unbeatable!

Elegant with dresses or blazers
In combination with dresses or blazers, the look with a bum bag is elegant. Here it is advisable to carry the bag high at the waist - it flatters the waist and makes the look harmonious!

Also popular: bum bags in a layered look, not just worn over coats or jackets, but also underneath. When worn open, the hip bag just peeps out.

As a waist flatterer over coats
Fanny packs are perfect as a belt replacement and accentuate the waist when worn over winter coats or coarse knitwear. Also in combination with another handbag - after all, bags can never be carried enough!

With bum bags you can not only emphasize the waist, you can also add color accents to your outfit - like Caro Daur, who wears a red hip bag with a blazer-skirt combination.

Convert shoulder bags into hip bags
The trend towards bum bags has now gone so far that fashion fans are even converting their shoulder bags into bum bags. In other words: the shoulder straps are simply looped around the hips, knotted and the self-made bum bag is ready.

Hip bags can be combined in many ways, are perfect for adding color accents and as a statement piece they can even be used to break elegant outfits. Hip bags give every outfit the necessary breath of coolness.