Waist bags, also known as belt bags or fanny packs, are back with a vengeance and I’m not complaining. As a New Yorker, I despise carrying anything (clunky bags, coats, etc.) with me during my daily commute. The belt bag, however, gives me a hands-free option to carry my things without looking like a crazy bag lady.
Although the fanny pack has a reputation for being tourist-y, the streetwear crowd has found a way to embrace the accessory’s niftiness without sacrificing style. Curious as to how the fanny pack could be anything but embarrassing? Here are five ways to wear a belt bag without looking like a dad-of-five trying to keep it together at a theme park.
Around the Waist
In the Middle
On the Back