The Belt Bag Is Back
8 reasons to leave your purse at home
First it was the crossbody, then all the ladies went swooning over the bucket bag. Now the belt bag is having its moment. Sure, sure, it’s a glorified fanny pack. But in 2015, let’s just all agree to call it a belt bag and embrace it for its fabulous utility. When you strap one on, your hands become instantly free for more important things--like coffee and your iPhone.
See how to wear it.
There’s no need to sacrifice style when running errands around Nob Hill. A gold-accented hip bag in soft pebbled leather will elevate any outfit and keep your hands free to tote all those groceries.
Ames Tovern ($295)
Thought it was Chanel? We were fooled for a second too. Proudly sport this one around posh Union Square.
Rebecca Minkoff ($195)
Perfect for ladies who live in leather jackets and crisp button-downs.
Karl Lagerfeld ($65)
Don’t mind us, just carrying all the essentials and waving our hands in the air with excitement as we trot through Golden Gate Park.
Hipsters for Sisters ($165)
Or… position your pack in the back.
Vere Verto ($552)
This vegan-leather number is like two bags in one. Depending on your look, you can switch the strap from leather to chain.
Hipsters for Sisters ($145)
Keep your look casual for summertime with fun pinstripes and wear the bag on your hip or swinging from your shoulder, thanks to a chain strap that’s tucked inside.
Alice and Olivia ($237)
Bold and Beautiful
For extra storage, try this double pouch in cobalt leather with gold hardware while you do some shopping in Hayes Valley.
Erin Dana ($198)