Would You Wear a Fanny Pack Like Rihanna’s?

01/20/2010 at 02:18 PM ET


Long derided as being the sign of an unfashionable tourist, fanny packs have been popping up in the most stylish of places recently, from the runway to Rihanna‘s chic looks! The songbird hit the streets wearing a very haute Louis Vuitton fanny pack, making our reconsider our long-time stance against the hands-free bags. Isn’t everything that she wears chic? Or, at least it is until she starts wearing the other tourist telltale of black socks and sandals! Tell us: Would you wear a fanny pack? What do you think of the look on Rihanna?

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Denisse on

I would most diff wear this Fanny Pack look if it was a LV like hers. Other then that its just wrong.

nicky on

rihanna makes everything looks good

tal on


regina kirshbaum on

Not on your life! This looks like a surgical pack! The agabhumi “shopping belts” are the way to go. Check them out at agabhumi.com!


Meaghan on

She is probably the only person in the world who can pull it off. But for the rest of us, never!

Lena on

It doesn’t matter who puts their logo on them, it still screams “I am a tourist”.

Theresa T. on

Not in a million years! It looks like she robbed Schneider for his tool belt! It just makes no sense! Besides, how much does she need to carry anyway? Doesn’t she have assistants with tote bags?

Mary on

I have a belt bag from Tokidoki for Lesportsac. It is completely black and flat, save for the rainbow zippers on some of the compartments. It’s probably technically a “fanny pack”, but it’s so sleek-looking that I can wear it anywhere without being laughed at. I would probably never wear one like Rihanna’s but if it’s designed right and lies flat, I’d wear one anyday!

Elise on

Rihanna is able to pull of this look because she is confident and looks great in just about everything she wears. As for the average woman… we may have to pause and ask our girlfriends before we venture out with a fanny pack, LV or not…

Natasha on

Would I wear a fanny pack like Rihanna? Yes. I would wear those boots, I would wear that dress…I want to WEAR Rihanna!

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