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Whether you call them fanny packs or belt bags, these bags are no longer a fashion faux pas. Most high- end designers have jumped on the fanny pack bandwagon, and have put their own twist on the ‘80s favorite.

 

There is no denying that the fanny pack trend isn’t for everyone, but if you have the confidence to pull it off, you’ll definitely make a statement. Fanny packs are fun, and can add a twist to your look without looking over the top. They come in all shapes, sizes and materials. Pick one that goes best with your aesthetic to embrace this cheeky trend!


Balmain Bbuzz Leather Belt Bag

First seen at Paris Fashion Week, Balmain has featured this little number in their SS20 collection. This cute bright blue and gold bag has major Barbie-esque vibes (if you want to go full on Barbie, check out the same bag in pink!).

 

The Bbuzz leather belt bag is made in Italy out of calf leather. It has an adjustable belt strap that can be fastened around the waist. The gold-toned hardware finishes up the look on the front panel of the bag; the panel is secured in place through a magnetic fastener.

 

 Style Tip:

Belt this bag over a pair of your favorite skinnies and a button down; keep it classic with a twist.

Wandler Anna Faux Pearl-Embellished Leather Belt Bag

Wandler gives one of their most popular designs a boost with embellishments. The signature shape of the bag is what the designer is known for, plus the thin belt keeps the look classic and clean. This is a no-fuss bag that adds a subtle sparkle.

 

The bag is made of black calf leather and has faux-pearl embellishments across the front flap. It has an adjustable strap and the hardware on the bag’s flap is gold-toned, and fastens in place with a push clasp.

Style Tip:

Wear this bag over a bright-colored monotone outfit for a cool color-blocked vibe.

 

Zimmermann Leather-Trimmed PVC Belt Bag

PVC is all the rage this season, and Zimmerman doesn’t miss a chance to jump on the trend. This super cool transparent bag would add a young and funky energy to even the dullest look.

 

The body of this bag is constructed with PVC and trimmed with white leather to add some structure. It has an adjustable belt strap with a vintage belt buckle design. The front flap fastens with a twist lock made of bamboo.

 

Style Tip:

Belt this bag over something white and lacy to add some oomph to an otherwise soft and feminine look.

 

BOYY Deon PVC and Leather Belt Bag

This emerging designer shows his take on the PVC trend with the Deon bag. This cute, quirky little bag is fun and happy; adding some good vibes to your outfit. The bag is a popular item and is quickly selling out – get your hands on it before it’s all gone!

 

The small body of the bag is made of PVC with two contrasting leather grommets on the front. It has an adjustable leather strap that fastens with a snap.

 

Style Tip:

Wear this bag with loose cropped pleather pants and a tucked-in white tee. It will add the color that your outfit needs!

 

Dolce & Gabbana Devotion Embellished Leather Belt Bag

D&G does it again! They show us that opulence can be added anywhere – even on a fanny pack and they prove that they can make it work! This multipurpose bag can be worn as a clutch or around your waist with the attachable bag; either way, it will add a little flair to your wardrobe!

 

The bag is made of black leather with an attachable adjustable leather strap. It has a gold broach-style, heart-shaped embellishment on the front panel, which is decorated with faux pearls.

 

Style Tip:

Use this bag to belt a trench coat over sleek black pants and stilettos; an outfit that’s ready to go from day to night with no hassle!

 

Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Leather Belt Bag (Check it Out on Fashionphile)

Bottega sticks to their signature weaved leather pattern with their take on the fanny pack. The deep burgundy and simple oval silhouette of this bag take the belt bag trend and give it a sophisticated edge.

 

The bag is made in Italy with fine nappa leather. It has an adjustable leather strap and all the hardware is in charcoal silver anthracite. The bag fastens with a zip on the top.

 

Style Tip:

Wear this with wide-legged dark jeans, a white top and a printed silk headband. Your look will be fun and flirty with a touch of elegance.

 

Prada Sidonie Two-Tone Leather Belt Bag (Check it Out on Fashionphile)

This curved leather belt bag is quickly becoming a favorite amongst celebrities! It comes in contrasting two-toned leather; black with an array of different colors. Our pick is this muted candy pink; it’s girly and edgy all at the same time!

 

The bag is made of pink and black calf leather with an adjustable and detachable belt of the same material. The bag also comes with a chain that can be attached if you want to wear it cross body or over the shoulder. All hardware and detailing on the bag is done in a gold tone.

 

Style Tip:

Belt this on your waist over a turtleneck black sweater and your choice of lowers. Optionally, add a pair of vintage eyeglasses (no prescription, unless you need it, of course!). This will create a chic look with some flair.

 

Gucci Printed Textured-Leather Belt Bag (Check it Out on Fashionphile)

If you’re wearing Gucci, and the logo is this –in-your-face, you’re trying to make a statement! This one isn’t for the shy and meek; rather, show the world your bold style with the bright red fanny pack. It’s unapologetically loud in the best way!

 

Made in Italy with the finest multicolored textured calf leather, the bag features Gucci’s GG logo in their signature green, yellow-gold red and black on the front of the pouch. The hardware on the bag is a dull gold, which includes the zipper that fastens the bag.

 

Style Tip:

This bag makes a statement on its own, so pair it with sneakers, jeans and your favorite printed tee; you’ll probably get spotted as a social media star in this ensemble!

 

Valentino Garavani Rockstud Spike Vltn Leather Belt Bag

Valentino’s dark blue quilted bag is the perfect mix of sportswear and fashion. The designer has included their signature gold studs throughout the entire bag with a bold white VLTN featured on the front. This luxurious bag is the perfect partner to spend a day shopping or out for lunch with your best girls!

 

The body of the bag is made from quilted butterfly lamb leather and studded with platinum-plated pyramid-shaped gold studs. It comes with an adjustable belt to fit comfortably around your waist or across your chest.

 

Style Tip:

Wear over a flowy summer dress to be sporty, flirty and edgy, all rolled into one!

 

Balenciaga Explorer Graffiti Printed Textured-Leather Belt Bag

Give your street style an 80’s energy with this graffiti style bag. Balenciaga knows how to do logomania, but fashion! A bag that goes from day to night effortlessly, this classic fanny pack silhouette is featured with brightly colored handwriting-like graffiti.

 

The bag is made of multicolored textured lamb leather, with an adjustable canvas belt. The bag is fastened with a black zipper to complete the classic look.

 

Style Tip:

Pair a bleated black shirt with a tucked-in white printed tee and leather jacket. Finish the look with this bag and your favorite kicks to complete your uber cool, street style look.

 

Get on the super cool trend by adding one of these fanny packs/belt bags to your collection!

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Hey, how are you doing?!? I'm Rachel, one of the founders of Bag Vanity. I love classic designer handbags and typically stick to earth tones and basic colored bags. My go-to bag is my trusted hobo purse. Love it!