The fanny pack has probably taken more shit than any other 80’s look, except for the mullet, of course. Yes, it’s been back for a few seasons, but this spring it’s going mainstream. Why on earth you ask? Because when it comes right down to it, it’s functional. These days, dudes have more than just an overstuffed wallet to carry around. The trending fanny pack holds your money, keys, lip balm and that phone you keep you losing. They’ve been spotted on Matthew McConaughey, Tyga and A$AP Rocky, with stylish folks wearing them both slung across their chest and clipped around their waist. Call it a hip pack, fanny pack or manny-pack, just don’t call it a murse. Here are some of the brands trending now.
If you’re a breaded fashion-forward guy intent on making a scene, clip on this $1,290, 80’s inspired leather belt bag from Gucci. Just adjust the signature red and green nylon strap to fit your waist or wear at your hip — and you’re Gucci.
Aspiring skaters, rockers and rappers that are fans of the hip brand Supreme already know that this “waist pack” has dropped for spring summer 2019. Get it before they’re all gone and you’re forced to deal with a reseller.
Call it whatever you want, fanny pack, waist bag or running sac, this pouch goes the distance utilizing Under Armour’s storm technology and two interior drop boxes to keep your phone, deodorant and protein bars safe while on the run.
Not everyone needs to carry a messenger bag or briefcase on the way to the office. But the alternative doesn’t have to be overstuffing your pants pockets. STATE Bag’s nylon Webster fanny pack looks great both on and off duty with two zip pockets for your work ID, earbuds and train ticket.
Have you been to the stadium lately? When it comes to toting a bag into any major music or sports venue, there’s usually a size limit. Herschel Supply Co.’s 17 Hip Pack comes in solid colors, or you can root for the home team with one of these Major League Baseball Team logoed fanny packs.