The Bum Bag Is Back- Here's How To Wear It In 2018

How to wear the revitalised trend in 2018.

Once a taboo accessory reserved for tourist attire, the bum bag has successfully staged a comeback and is now cooler than ever. From the Spring 2018 runways to the street style scene and the best dressed models off-duty, the '90s staple is having the ultimate revival this season. Whether you're looking for the cool-girl styling tricks or the best designer styles to shop, here's how to wear the fanny pack in 2018.

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On The Runway

From ultra-nineties nylon iterations to tiny belt bags, the fanny pack took over the Spring 2018 runways in endless shapes and forms.

From left: Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Zimmermann, Balenciaga

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The Cool Girl Makeover

Landing the It model stamp of approval, Bella Hadid demonstrates the updated way to wear the fanny pack: by draping it across your chest like a cross body bag.

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In Living Color

Bringing the bag back to its roots, A$AP Rocky proved the once-taboo nylon version is back again and best done in the bright '90s-inspired colours.

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Belt It

For a more subdued version of the look, try a small belt bag looped through jeans à la Karlie Kloss in a vintage Chanel bag.

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Logo Mania

Kendall Jenner has proven the versatility of the fanny pack in the past year, styling the accessory with an array of outfits. Layered over a jacket, as a belt bag, or worn around your stomach in true tourist fashion, the model puts a high-fashion twist on the look with the help of logo bags.

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Suited Up

Going for a more modern-version of the look, Halle and Chloe Bailey opted for clean, envelope-style waist bags to cinch the waist of their pantsuits.

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Fur Real

For a more unique take on the trend, try a faux fur style sure to stand out when worn over a coat or blazer.

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Hypebeast Bait

Try a skater-inspired version of the look in a bright colour sure to brighten up even the most neutral of looks.

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Crossbody Hack

No fanny pack? No problem. Try Rihanna's styling hack and wear a small crossbody bag with a short strap across your chest for the same effect.

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Winter Uniform

Make the look work for even the coldest of temperatures by styling it over your coat or jacket, as demonstrated by Kaia Gerber.

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