NEW YORK, NY November 10, 2018
We’re about to blow your mind: Fanny packs don’t count as carry-ons or personal items when traveling. Meaning, whether you’re a fan of this trend or not, it has serious practical value.
Belt bags, aka fanny packs, aren’t just for awkward tourists or your grandparents anymore, stylists suggest. You don’t have to embrace the trend, but you will have to wait it out … possibly for a very long time. Their staying power is so longstanding that people have started to wear them in ways other than explicitly instructed in their very name. Stylists points to the trend of wearing them as a crossbody accessory to demonstrate how pervasive fanny packs have become in fashion culture.
While not everyone will invest in a fanny pack emblazoned with a Prada or Gucci logo, the fanny pack is versatile. They come in many shapes, sizes, prices and functionalities.Know what you’re planning to put into the little bag of fun and purchase accordingly.