2020’s Favorite Accessory: Belt Bags and Fanny Packs

Walks around the neighborhood just got way better with these favorite designer belt bags and affordable options under $200.

What do you call a hands-free bag that can be worn around your hips like a belt? Is it a fanny pack? Belt pack? Belt bag? Waist bag? Despite its many names, the multifunctional bag is great for keeping your essentials close. The best part is that you can adjust your liking and wear it however you want—the styling possibilities are endless.

The fanny pack is not just for your dad on vacation anymore. The modern belt bag features an adjustable belt strap that allows you to carry it in your hand, around your waist, or across your chest/back.

The modern take on the fanny pack is the perfect way to keep all you need with you on the go. Walks around the neighborhood just got way better. In this post, I show you my favorite designer belt bags, then share affordable options under $200.

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Designer Belt Bags

Louis Vuitton Monogram Bumbag, $2295 (pre-owned)

Bottega Veneta Cassette Belt Bag, $1200

Saint Laurent Black Matelasse YSL Lou Belt Bag, $995 (pre-owned)

Fendi Belt Bag, $1690

Christian Dior Leather Saddle Belt Bag, $1250 (pre-owned)

Gucci Vintage Monogram Web Belt Bag, $495 (pre-owned)

This vintage belt bag is made of classic brown on beige Gucci GG monogram canvas and it reminds me of the 90s. Picture this with a white tee, denim, and your favorite sneakers.

Gucci GG Marmont Belt Bag |

Gucci GG Marmont Belt Bag, $920 (pre-owned)

Prada Black Tessuto Nylon Belt Bag, $670 (pre-owned)

Loewe Calfskin Mini Gate Belt Bag, $1130 (pre-owned)

Senreve Aria Belt Bag, $395

Belt Bags Under $200

For more affordable belt bags, here are a few of my favorites under $200.

Fjallraven Kanken Water Resistant Belt Bag, $50 at Nordstrom

FJÄLLRÄVEN Kånken Water Resistant Belt Bag, $50

Fjallraven takes its ultra-popular Kanken style and shrinks it down to this playful little belt bag with a top carry handle. Made from the same durable fabric that has contributed to the longevity of the original backpack, the Kånken Hip Pack looks like a versatile staple to add to your closet—and it’s only $50!

Dagne Dover Ace Fanny Pack, $85

This simple Dagne Dover fanny pack is made of durable and lightweight neoprene with technical zippers. Wear it crossbody or on your waist. This minimal design also has modern tone-on-tone hardware. This is definitely my favorite design of all the bags listed on this post!

Coach Belt Bag, $175

Herschel Fifteen Belt Bag, $38

Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag, $38

Botkier Cobble Hill Colorblock Leather Belt Bag, $148

This Botkier Belt bag has an avant-garde design in rich leather with colorblocking. It caught caught my eye because of its structured shape, but also comes with both a leather crossbody strap and a nylon belt strap to switch up carrying methods.

Leatherology Willow Envelope Belt Bag, $155

This detachable belt bag by Leatherology (made in USA!) has all your favorite elements of a wallet built in; the perfect size for a phone, money, cards, and even sunglasses.

Rebeccca Minkoff Blythe Belt Bag, $195 (on sale for $59!)

By Becca Luna

Seattle-based remote ACD and Senior Copywriter

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