Somehow, fanny packs are back “in” fashion. I’m not sure they were ever fashionable to begin with, but….
They’ve been renamed. I suppose it’s to take away the stigma of some slob wearing a bag around their waist. So now they’re called “belt bags.”
Whatever! Still a FANNY PACK.
Sure, back in the day I had quite a few fanny packs. I was younger, with the mentality of a senior citizen. I wore such a hideous bag only when going to an amusement park. Made sense. It was sensible.
Now, fanny packs are belt bags and are actually really cute. Like this one from Venus:
When I think belt bag, I think fanny pack—and this:
So, should I get a belt bag? I’m not fashionable, so slipping into re-named-fanny-pack-dom might be acceptable…
P.S. And no one wore such a bag near their fanny. It always rides on the hip or front side. Duh! But I suppose "gut pack" wasn't as cutesy.
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