Utility Belt Bags Are the Next Evolution of Fanny Packs

A utility belt bag done the street style way; Image: Imaxtree

Utility fashion is making a comeback. But there’s nothing basic about it. From boilersuits to vests and cargo pants, functional clothing is definitely in.

A utility belt bag and bike shorts go surprisingly well together; Image: Imaxtree

One of the most effective ways to channel utilitarian chic is via your accessories. While belt bags are still popular, a new subset has emerged: utility belt bags. Gen Zers love anything hands-free and with their multiple compartments, this new offspring of traditional belt bags fits the bill. And utility belt bags go with everything as the savvy street style set has taught us. They’re the perfect errand accessories, especially if all you need is your phone, keys, some money and mints.