This ’90s classic is back and better than ever. Gone are the days of the frumpy fanny pack. They’ve been replaced with sleek, stylish, functional hip-hugging bags that are just as much a fashion statement as they are a practical option for storage on the go.
Because what goes around comes around, we’re celebrating the return of the iconic hip hugger with our top 10 cute AND affordable fanny packs to add to your online shopping bag. So grab your mom jeans, lace up your Keds and prepare to make your inner ’90s kid proud. It’s fanny pack time!
1. Fifteen Belt Bag by Herschel Supply Co. $30, Nordstrom
No fuss, no frills – this “belt bag,” as the folks at Nordstrom are calling it, is a great jumping off point for your fanny pack collection. It comes in neutral colors, boasts a bright, colorful lining to add visual interest, and is big enough to carry the essentials.
2. Florida Sequin Bum Bag by TOPSHOP $45, Nordstrom
If you’re feeing particularly patriotic (*cough cough* 4th of July *cough) this bedazzled bag is right up your alley. It’s a sparkly statement piece that can be worn around your waist or cross body.
3. Hippyland Fanny Pack by Jansport $25, Nordstrom
Double the zipper, double the fun. This bag will keep you hands free in style. Its neutral color and splash of rose gold add the right amount of polish to your out and about look.
4. 521s Fashion Waist Bag $15.99, Amazon
Aloha! This pretty little thing is perfect for your next beach getaway. Bold floral print + flamingos = a match made in summer trend heaven. BONUS – it has a thick band for extra support.
5. Cactus Hip Bag $29, Amazon
Cute, cacti, couple of pockets – what more could you need?! If you need extra storage space (think apple sauce packets, band aids, etc) this pack can foot the bill.
6. Quilted Fanny Pack $24.99, Target
If you want a fanny pack that says, “I’m not a normal mom, I’m a cool mom,” reach for this bag. Quilted patent leather plus a gold bar across the front make this hip hugger look like a splurge, when really it’s a steal of a deal at our neighborhood happy place.
7. Glittery Belt Bag $12.99, H&M
Can fanny packs really be glam? Absolutely. And this bag is living proof. With just a touch of glitter girl power, it can go from day to night with ease.
8. Chevron Quilted Fanny Pack by Steve Madden $45, Macy’s
It’s perfectly polished and just big enough to hold keys, cash, and your phone. The bag comes in black, fire engine red, and metallic gold – great for a mama’s night out!
9. Tara Tassel Belt Bag $38, Free People
Hold your horses, cow girl! This belt bag is an oddly satisfying combination of country western meets rocker chic. The fringe detailing and metal studs make this bag fashionably flexible for any taste and preference. BONUS – it comes in three different colors.
10. Lightweight Travel Mini Hip Pack $29, Patagonia
If your inner ’90s kid identifies with “Sporty Spice,” this pack is for you! Patagonia is known for their durable, well-made products, and this pack is no exception. It’s perfect for the busy mom on the go and even collapses in on itself if you get tired of wearing it around your hips – bonus points for extra practicality!
Happy fanny packing!