The Belt Bag Trends Lives On

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This past weekend, I polled three fashion editors to get their thoughts on belt bags: sticking around for another season, exiting for the fall, or just indifferent? Chrissy Ford of Harper’s Bazaar gave me the answer of my dreams, assuring me that they’ll “still be cool for fall”. Amelia Diamond of Man Repeller gave me a cost-friendly option, noting that you can “find cool ones on eBay” (and while I’d like to take her advice, I’m sure I’ll spend my next paycheck on this Chanel one). Allie Michler of Vogue told me to “unbuckle the belt” :(, opting for chain bags for fall. And when I didn’t know what a chain bag was, Elizabeth Tamkin of Man Repeller, who I’ve dubbed as the ‘Accessory Know It All’, informed me that a chain bag is simply “a bag with a chain strap”.

With this new chain bag knowledge, I hit the web, promptly finding a slew of celebs with said bag, like this photo of Emily Ratajkowski. However, I’m still loyal to my belt bag hands-free life, so I’ve rounded up 10 for fall that I’m seriously considering.

Chanel Crumpled Lambskin & Gold-Tone Metal Waist Bag


Parker Thatch Belted Bum Bag


Saint Laurent Classic Belt Bag in Black Patent Leather with Multicolor Crystals


Forever21 Flat Top Belt Bag


Fila Hunts Belt Bag


CAB Collection Shell Fanny Pack


Rachel Comey Daft Fanny Pack


Balenciaga Souvenir XS Embellished Leather-Trimmed Quilted Velvet Belt Bag


Scratch Tracks Nick 90s Family Fanny Pack


Gucci GG Marmont Small Matelasse Belt Bag


What’s your take on belt bags? Are you in? Out? Trying the chain bag trend? Sound off on my IG, and shop my picks above and below 🙂

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