Why A Fanny Pack Is A Practical Purse
Sporting a fanny pack was the in-thing in the 80s and was particularly patronized by almost everyone, from joggers to busy people, who wanted a light carrying sack that could be strapped into their waistlines, within reach of their lifeline things which were basically their house or car keys, cell phones, etc. If we were to dig in the history of fanny packs, this minute purse accessory was introduced in the 15th century in France which was attached to a belt and was called by the French as a chatelaine. Even the name, “fanny pack,” was so-called because it was originally worn around the waist, specifically just above the rear, until its design evolved such that it can be worn slung at the side, hips, or in the middle of the waist, of which because of how it was positioned it gave rise to many name descriptions, like belly bag, buffalo pouch, belt pack, belted satchel, however, the name fanny pack simply stuck more on the people’s minds.
The practical purpose of a fanny pack has made it possible for celebrities to wear it with less bag to handle, a significant endorsement which has helped made the fanny pack a trending bag again and this time with an array of design choices from utilitarian bags to the ultra chic, but basically still worn either on the waist or slung across the body. Going about on the market today, you can see so many kinds of brands carrying their own fanny pack version in a multitude of fabrics and patterns, like plaid, leather, satin, sequined, animal skin, and even smiley faces. Branding the fanny pack has gone a long way for this unlikely accessory to be now a must-have fashion statement, so here are some comeback come-ons: sleek satchel for the woman on the go, an impossibly chic accessory, a sure-fire back pack statement, an effortless way to be in jeans and jacket, or upgrading the fanny pack with leather iteration. Perhaps, we are seeing more the reasons for the fanny pack’s revival trend, because of its multitude of benefits: fanny packs are incredibly comfortable to wear and use as it can only carry as much and, thus, the more important items are taken in and less of the unnecessary bag stuff; the location of wearing it relieves the physical burden resonating from the back or from the shoulder; one can sneak in a fanny pack as it is a perfect in-between bag and does not easily get as much attention; traveling with a fanny pack, helps ease out the burden of hauling over heavy luggage, but just the bare necessities to be declared to the airport security, such as passport, keys, credit cards, and other small important items; and, finally, this fashion statement accessory will be unabashedly go a long way more for its functionality.