There probably isn鈥檛 a fashion trend out there that鈥檚 flipped spots on fashion do-and-don鈥檛 lists as often as belt bags. Well, guess what, friends? Compact bags slung stylishly on your hip are a major 鈥渄o鈥 once again! But there鈥檚 a fine line between your grandma鈥檚 fanny pack and a haute hands-free bag. Believe it or not, belt bags were all over the runway this season, with designers like Alexander Wang and brands like Gucci embracing the hands-free bag. Take a trip down memory lane and get yourself one of these eight belt bags ASAP.


1. Another Line Calf Hair Belt Bag ($74): This classy belt bag is made with super soft calf hair and is absolutely gorg for day or night. It鈥檚 a totally sophisticated take on the ol鈥 fanny pack, so you can adult in style.


2. Michael Kors Sloan Small Belt Bag ($127): Just because it鈥檚 a belt bag doesn鈥檛 mean you have to forgo your fave designers. This tiny waist belter has just enough space for the essential phone, keys and debit card combo.


3. ASOS Leather Classic Fanny Pack聽($28): We鈥檝e come a long way from yesteryear鈥檚 outdated neon styles thanks to fab fabrications like soft leather and rich velvet. We can鈥檛 think of a better way to tote around your goodies than with this hip hip-hugging version of the fanny pack.


4. Zara Metallic Belt Bag ($36): Metallics are big during the holiday season, and this bag won鈥檛 disappoint if you鈥檙e a fan of subtle metallic hues and petite carryalls. The pouch bag is also perfect for days spent roaming malls and markets for holiday gifts.


5. Urban Outfitters Kat Suede Sling Belt Bag ($59): This pretty sling belt bag is major minimalist #goals. How could you not fall in love with its sleek, simple style and neutral tones? The cross body strap makes this waist-worn bag super versatile, so feel free to don it everywhere from running errands to happy hour at a wine bar, and keep your hands open for more important things (like ros茅).


6. Illesteva Pelican Belt Bag ($165): This fringe belt bag is practically begging you to take it to a music festival. It鈥檚 also just chic enough to double as an actual belt for your daily denim or the midi dress of your choosing.


7. Herschel Supply Company Fifteen Hipsack ($30): If you鈥檙e more old school about your fashion choices, this Herschel Hipsack is the throwback you鈥檝e been waiting for. Bring it camping or take it to the club 鈥 since it comes in over eight colors and will only set you back $30, you have no excuse to not grab a bunch.

8. Rebecca Minkoff Wendy Belt Bag ($195): Even if you have designer taste, you can still get in on the belt bag trend. This lined leather version has trendy fringe tassels and also comes in white, so you can get a jump-start on next summer鈥檚 festival season.

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