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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.

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Basic Black

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)

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Plush Pack

Thought it was Chanel? We were fooled for a second too. Proudly sport this one around posh Union Square.

Rebecca Minkoff ($195)

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Moto Chic

Perfect for ladies who live in leather jackets and crisp button-downs.

Karl Lagerfeld ($65)

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Fringe Benefits

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)

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From Behind

Or… position your pack in the back.

Vere Verto ($552)

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Chain Gang

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)

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Pattern Play

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)

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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)

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