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Stylish Fanny Packs That Make Life a Hell of a Lot Easier

CALIA Convertible Essentials Pouch

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If there's one thing an active girl loves, it's pockets. This one has plenty of 'em, thanks to a large main compartment, an interior organizer, and a front zippered pocket. The inside lining is also super easy to clean because, you know, sometimes spills happen. ($20;

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Patagonia Lightweight Travel Hip Pack

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This packable and super-lightweight hip pack will see you through long runs and countless trails. Plus, the color-blocked design is totally on trend. ($29;

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If you're one of those "everything I own is black" types, this waist bag is for you. FYI, it can stash *way* more than you'd expect. ($25;

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LeSportSac Sporty Belt Bag

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This understated nylon style is a great no-nonsense choice with plenty of pockets. It's available in four colorways, including on-trend forest green. ($55;

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Caraa X Athleta Convertible Waistbag

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There's nothing better than a bag that can be worn multiple ways. Carry this one as a clutch, snap it around your hips, or sling it over your shoulders as a cross-body and you'll be on your way. ($88;

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Dagne Dover Ace Fanny Pack

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This waterproof pack has an adjustable strap, front and main pockets, and an exterior credit card pocket on the back so you can easily access the stuff you need on the fly. The best part, though, is the internal key clip—that way you don't have to dig around your bag when all you want to do is get inside the house after a long day. ($85;


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Not only does this versatile bag look great around your waist, but it can also be carried as a clutch on a night out or over your shoulder as a messenger when you need to tote something heavier. Talk about multitasking, right? ($118;

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REI Co-op Trail 2 Waistpack

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The bucket-style top of this main compartment allows you to easily access your stashed-away goodies, while the breathable mesh panel means you won't get unnecessarily sweaty. ($25;

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Duluth Runegade Fanny Pack

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When you only need to carry a few safety essentials on your day hike, lugging around a backpack is less than ideal. This fanny pack is more compact, but still big enough to easily fit two cans of your favorite beverage. You know, for that celebratory "we reached the summit" beer. ($25;


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Herschel Supply Company Fifteen Hip Pack

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Made out of a super-soft blush velvet, this is one of the most fashionable fanny packs you could wear with your favorite fall outfits. ($50;

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Tory Sport Convertible Little Grumps Bag

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Another fanny pack that easily converts into a cross-body bag, this stylish number is made of faux leather and has a fun "grumps" graphic to remind you to smile. ($128;

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Fydelity Pineapple Fanny Pack

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Pineapples are a delicious post-workout snack, sure, but they're also one of the cutest designs to be plastered all over fanny packs. ($8;

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Jansport Hippyland Fanny Pack

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What's better than one zippered pocket? Two, along with a comfy adjustable waist belt and a fun polka-dot print. ($19;

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Matador Hip Pack

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Ideal for music festivals, day hikes, or a weekend getaway, this water-resistant fanny pack stores your wallet, phone, passport, and any other small items that need to be tucked away. It also packs down to the size of a lemon, so you can always have it on hand. ($35;

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