Are you looking for a bag that is both stylish and practical? Have you ever considered a belt bag? Yes, the belt bag, a.k.a. the fanny pack, waist bag, or bumbag. The type of a bag that used to be associated with tourists is now one of the most fashionable bag types out there.
Belt bags used to be really popular back in the 90’s. As we all know, trends usually come back after some time. It took belt bag nearly two decades to get back into the spotlight! Actually, it looks like this time around the belt bag is here to stay. Season after season, we see belt bags being featured on major designer runways, which is a sure sign that the trend is a mainstay. And, it’s easy to see why. Belt bags are super functional, practical and great for nearly every occasion. See by yourself. Keep scrolling through the list of the 10 best designer belt bags to invest in!
1. Zadig & Voltaire ZV Initial Leather Belt Bag ($298)
If you really like the belt bag trend, but aren’t willing to commit to spending a designer price tag, then you might want to check out Zadig & Voltaire’s ZV Initial Leather Belt Bag. One of the most affordable designer belt bags out there, the ZV Initial Leather Belt Bag features a classic rectangular silhouette with the beautiful ZV logo plaque at the front. Wear it as a belt bag or crossbody. With a retail price tag of just $298, this bag is an excellent value for money.
2. Louis Vuitton Monogram Bumbag ($1,760)
One of the most popular designer belt bags on the market today is, without a doubt, the Louis Vuitton Monogram Bumbag. Fashioned in LV’s classic Monogram Canvas, this bumbag combines a sporty style with chic aesthetic. Stylish and versatile, the Louis Vuitton Monogram Bumbag can be worn as a belt bag, crossbody or shoulder bag.
3. Chanel 19 Waist Bag ($3,600)
Modeled after the popular Chanel 19 Flap Bag, the Chanel 19 Waist Bag is an absolute stunner! Available in a variety of materials, from lambskin to houndstooth and tweed, the Chanel 19 Waist Bag features the diamond-quilted exterior with the interwoven CC lock and comes with an adjustable belt with bicolor metal detailing. Wear it across the chest, over the shoulder or as a belt bag, the Chanel 19 Waist Bag is a perfect choice for just about any occasion!
4. Dior Saddle Belt Pouch ($1,750)
Ever since the Dior Saddle Bag got re-released in 2018, it turned into a must-have for street style lovers. The belt bag version of the Dior Saddle Bag is no different. Featuring a removable belt with the “CD” buckle detailing, the Dior Saddle Belt Pouch may be worn three different ways: over the shoulder, crossbody or as a belt bag.
5. Saint Laurent Lou Belt Bag ($995)
A reinterpretation of the popular Saint Laurent Lou Camera Bag, the Saint Laurent Lou Belt Bag is a must-have accessory for every stylish girl in town! An adjustable belt means you can wear this beauty however you want. In fact, you can even remove the bag from the belt completely and carry it as a clutch! Available in a myriad of colors, the Saint Laurent Lou Belt bag is one of the most popular designer belt bags on the market today.
6. Gucci GG Marmont Belt Bag ($1,200)
A belt bag that is particularly popular among fashion bloggers and influencers, Gucci GG Marmont Belt Bag, deserves to be mentioned too! Featuring an oval silhouette accented with an antique gold-tone GG logo, the GG Marmont Belt Bag channels both sportswear and retro aesthetic. Wear it as a belt bag or across the chest, either way you are set to make a Vogue-worthy statement!
7. Bottega Veneta Cassette Belt Bag ($1,250)
Bottega bags have been a staple in influencer wardrobes lately. Crafted in brand’s signature Intrecciato technique, the Bottega Veneta’s Cassette Leather Belt Bag combines sleek aesthetic and a modern appeal. Featuring an adjustable and fully removable belt strap, the Cassette Bag can be worn strapped around your waist or as a hand-held clutch.
8. Senreve Aria Belt Bag ($445-545)
Hands down the most versatile of all designer belt bags out there, the Senreve Aria Belt Bag may be worn whopping four different ways! Wear it as belt bag, shoulder bag, crossbody or a clutch, the Aria Belt bag is to accompany you anywhere you go. Combining both style and function, the Senreve Aria Belt bag is an excellent choice for just about any occasion.
9. Alexander Wang Attica Rhinestone Belt Bag ($850)
Wanna add a little bit of sparkle to your everyday outfits? The Alexander Wang Attica Rhinestone Belt Bag is all you need. This stylish belt bag is crafted in real leather with crystal-cut detailing throughout. Featuring an adjustable belt strap accented with silver-tone hardware, the Alexander Wang Attica Rhinestone Belt Bag is as stunning, as it is practical.
10. MCM Fursten Small Belt Bag ($495)
Fashioned in brand’s iconic Visetos canvas, the MCM Fursten Small Belt Bag is a must-have for all street style lovers out there. Featuring a dual zip closure and an adjustable webbing strap, this belt bag gives away a very sporty vibe. Wear it around the waist or crossbody. Finished with 14k-gold plated hardware and d-ring detailing to the side, this pretty belt bag will become your favorite in no time!