Fanny packs may have become objects of ridicule during the 80’s, but today with people becoming more active than ever, these ingenious waist bags are definitely back! Also, a number of celebrities have been spotted wearing cool fanny packs which is proof that these accessories are becoming trendy again as well!
We have tested and reviewed a lot of these convenient packs this year, and have come up with our top picks for the best fanny packs for men and women for 2019.
This pack is available in dark brown and black cowhide leather options and is lined inside with cotton lining.
The size of the waist bag is 9.8 in length, 5.9 inches wide and 4 inches in height.
The large size allows for carrying your iPad mini, smartphone, keys, a wallet and all other stuff you need when on the go.
There is a large main compartment and two large zippered pockets on the front, as well as two generously sized side pockets, so you can carry practically everything you need when you are traveling.
The fashionable retro design and the vintage looking crazy horse leather will definitely add a touch of style to your look. The buckles and zippers of the high-quality waist bag are made of brass which adds even more beauty and durability to the design.
The leather strap is adjustable to up to 50 inches, so it will fit just about anybody’s waist or can be worn as a messenger bag or over the shoulder.
Overall, we love just how stylish this fanny pack is, as well as its enormous capacity, its comfort, and versatility!
The second best choice for men on our list is this Ushake running belt which is very slim and yet can fit all of your important things when you go running, training, walking or practicing any other sport or enjoying an outdoor activity.
It is made of flexible, soft and durable Lycra fabrics which are light and will fit your body perfectly which is essential if you are a runner. The fabric and zipper are waterproof, so you don’t have to worry about running or cycling in the rain with it. And also, the zipper won’t be making that annoying metal clinking sound as you run, so you can enjoy a peaceful running experience while wearing this running belt.
The main compartment is 8.4 x 4 inches, and you can fit most popular smartphones in it including all iPhones, Samsung Galaxy Note, and Galaxy phones, and along with your phone, there will be sufficient space for your wallet, tissues, keys and other important things you need when you go out. The pack also has a smaller internal front pocket to keep your phone safe from getting scratched by your keys or other items.
This running belt has stretchy straps which can be adjusted from 26.6 up to 42 inches, and it also comes with an 11.8-inch extender belt if you have a larger waist size.
Thanks to the flexible and breathable Lycra used for making this pack, you won’t end up with a sweaty or chaffed waist even after running a marathon wearing it.
This excellent fanny pack costs just over $10 and is sold with a 1–year warranty by UShake, and is a superb gift for anybody who loves the outdoors and staying active.
Best budget option
This slim and soft Waterfly fanny pack is our top budget-friendly pick for 2019. It is suitable both for active men and women and is available in a wide assortment of colors, including black, brown, dark gray, green, gray, pink, purple, red and an option for ordering an extended band too.
It is spill-resistant, so it can withstand some rain or accidental spills. Thanks to its slim and lightweight design, everybody in your family can wear it during sports or travel, even the kids.
The polyweb belt of the pack can be adjusted and will fit waists from 24 to 43 inches, and if you need to add a few more inches to it, you can order the affordable extended band which will elongate it up to 50 inches.
The pack has a main compartment which is double zippered, as well as two front pockets and a hidden zippered one on the back.
This is an excellent affordable pack for people on the go. It is great for hikers, cyclists, runners, campers, hunters, climbers and for any occasion when you go out and want your hands free and yet to have easy access to your essentials.
The pack is made of top quality ripstop and a soft durable canvas belt. The pack is breathable and won’t land you with a sweaty and uncomfortable waist.
It can fit all phones with up to 5.6-inch screens along with your personal documents, a wallet, and other small items, and will never feel or look bulky. You can keep your ID, driver’s license and cash in the hidden zippered pocket on the back.
- Available in black, deep blue and gray colors
- Costs just about $10
- Features 4 separate compartments
- The large main pocket can fit your smartphone, wallet, keys and other valuables and will protect your phone and other valuables from scratches, dust, and dirt
- There are 2 small zippered pockets on each side, along with a larger front pocket for your documents, coins, cash, and others
- Excellent option for traveling, festivals, hiking, walking or any other outdoor activity
- Made of top quality 600d polyester fabric which is durable and light
- The webbing strap is adjustable and can fit waists from 32 to 43 inches
- The size of the pack is 14.56 x 5.9 x 3.94 inches
This sleek and elegant fanny pack can be carried around the waist or as a sling over the shoulder, so it is suitable for all of you looking for a versatile and compact carry bag to hold your phone and other essential things when you go out.
- Suitable for both men and women
- Color options include gray, blue, camo gray, camo yellow, dark gray and camo red and pink
- It can be worn around the waist, over the shoulder or as a chest sling bag
- Will protect your phone from getting scratched
- Features a large zippered main compartment, as well as two small side pockets and a hidden flat pocket on the rear for your documents and cash
- Excellent choice for traveling, walking, hiking, attending a music festival and for all other outdoor recreations and activities
- Made of sturdy and very light polyester
- The zipper is quiet and will not emit a clinking sound when you are walking or running
- The strap can be adjusted from 20 inches up to 47 inches
- The buckle is designed to avoid getting your fingers pinched when closing it
- Can fit smartphones with a screen diagonal of up to 6 inches
- Very elegant retro design
- An option for choosing between khaki, black blue or light coffee color
- Sold at a reasonable price
- Made of 100% cotton canvas fabric paired with leather
- Very comfortable and breathable materials and ergonomic design
- Dimensions are 111 x 2.4 x 5.5 inches
- The pack has a main large compartment which can fit your camera, umbrella or headphones
- There are two easy to access front pockets which are safely zippered and an anti-theft back pocket for your documents, cash or credit cards
- The shoulder or waist strap can be adjusted from 21.2 up to 37.6 inches
- Can be worn as a waist pack, a chest bag, a cross body pack, a messenger bag or a shoulder bag
- Sold with a 1-year warranty
- Costs less than $10
- Available in more than 15 different color options
- Suitable for both sexes and for all ages
- Compact dimensions of 11.5 x 3 x 4.5 inches and a weight of just 8 oz. yet it has a capacity of 2 L (120 cubic inches)
- Has three separate zippered compartments
- The front pocket has a detachable key ring, to ensure that your keys are always in place
- The large main compartment can fit your smartphone, wallet and other important belongings
- There is a hidden anti-theft pocket on the back side for your ID, credit card and other valuables
- The strap can be adjusted to up to 46 inches
- Made of high-quality 600D polyester
- Available in black and jet black colors
- Can be worn by both ladies and men
- A sleek and compact design which comes in two versions – classic and travel
- The travel version is 16 x 3.5 inches and the classic is 16 x 4 inches
- The main pocket of the travel version is 9 x 4 inches, and that of the classic edition is 9 x 3.5 inches, so it is large enough to fit everything important and it is compartmentalized for better organization
- There are two small side pockets and a key clip
- The pack also has a nifty holder for your earphones or earbuds
- It is so slim, that you can wear it underneath your clothes
- The strap can be adjusted to fit waists of 28 up to 45 inches
- Excellent for running, training, travel and any other outdoor adventures
- Made of neoprene, this pack will keep your valuables dry and safe in all weather, and will also keep your waist from sweating
- Available in black and other color options
- Has two large zippered pockets for all of your personal items
- The adjustable strap provides a very comfortable fit
- The size of the pack is 14 x 5.5 x 5 inches
- It also has a key fob to keep your keys safe and nearby at all times
- Excellent pack for everyday use
- Sold with a lifetime warranty
- Available in black and gray colors
- 5 spate zippered pockets will help you stay organized when on the go
- The largest compartment can hold a 16 oz. standard water bottle
- There is an anti-theft hidden rear pocket for your cash, cards, and documents, as well as a hidden internal zippered pocket for added security
- The pack can keep all of your stuff without being too bulky or noticeable
- Made of sturdy 1000D polyester sewn together with clean and durable seams
- Excellent for everyday use, walking, work, outdoor adventures, and sports
- Very solid zippers which are easy to slide
- Overall elegant design
- The 5-inch wide strap can fit waists from 30 to 42 inches
- Can be worn at the waist, the hips, over the shoulder or around the arm
- The size of the fanny pack is 3.5 x 5.5 x 13.8 inches
- Sold with 100% 18-month warranty
Best fanny packs for women
We picked the Loyofun genuine leather waist bag as our top favorite fanny pack for ladies for 2019 because it looks absolutely gorgeous and will easily replace your regular purse as it can fit all of your things.
The dimensions of this waist bag are 9.5 x 5.9 x 1.6 inches, and its strap can be adjusted to fit waists from 25 inches up to 51 inches.
This bag has a unisex design, so both ladies and gentlemen can enjoy wearing it.
The Loyofun bag is made of genuine brown cow leather and has a large main zippered pocket, another slightly smaller zippered pocket and a snap button one on the front.
It can fit even the largest modern smartphones, as well as your wallet, keys, and everything else you usually carry in your pockets or in your purse, but with this beautiful waist bag you will have your shoulders and your hands free to do other things, and will always be close to your belongings unlike with a regular purse which is often left out of reach when you need to do something else.
The design of the bag is very slim, so you can wear it just about anywhere and even under your clothes when you go for a walk, hiking or anywhere else.
You can wear it on your waist or hips, depending on your preferences.
But however you decide to wear it, be prepared to receive a lot of compliments on this premium looking leather fanny pack!
The runner-up in our list is the most funky and cool looking fanny pack we have seen this year. The SoJourner fanny pack comes in a very wide range of colors and fun patterns including cute pineapples, donuts, flamingos, flowers, strawberries, lips, watermelons, and many others to choose from.
This is a very affordable fanny pack which will become a fun accent to your look wherever you go.
It has two large pockets with zippers and a hidden one on the back side to keep your most valuable stuff away from pickpockets.
The pockets of this fanny pack can fit a water bottle, a cell phone, a wallet, keys, your festival ticket, and more items. They are lined with durable nylon and are reinforced with stitching, so your stuff will stay in place no matter the circumstances.
The adjustable nylon strap can fit waists from 15 inches up to 48 inches, so it is great for small girls and larger ladies.
The pack is weather resistant and will keep your things dry and safe. Plus, it will withstand a lot of wear and tear, so prepare to wear it at as many festivals, raves, parties and camping trips as you want!
Best budget choice
It has a very slim profile but still can hold your smartphone, keys, cash and other necessities close to your body while you are running, cycling or working out.
It has two expandable pockets one of which is larger than the other, so you can keep your phone there and take it out without spilling out all of the other items you are carrying. The pouch can fit even the largest smartphones easily.
The belt is ultra-comfortable and will not rub or cause chaffing while you run. Also, it is designed to stay in place so there will be no distracting and annoying bouncing as you work out.
It is made of a top quality waterproof material which along with the waterproof zipper will prevent your stuff from getting wet if you happen to be running in the rain. The length of the strap can be adjusted from 27.5 inches up to 40.5 inches.
It has a clever earphones hole as well as reflective accents to keep you visible in the dark.
It is so sleek that you can easily cover it with your clothes even with all of your things in the pouch.
The design is unisex and is suitable for people of all ages.
This is the perfect, affordable fanny pack for those of you who want a sleek and comfortable running belt which can hold everything you need during your run, workout or other activity. It is so comfortable and sleek that you will forget that you are wearing it!
- Available in a wide variety of colors and patterns to suit any taste
- Made of Herschel’s signature striped fabric liner
- An adjustable webbing strap with a clip fastener allows you to wear it on the waist or on the shoulder
- A good size to fit all of your essential belongings such as a phone, wallet, lip balm, tissues, keys, and others
- Dimensions are 6.75 x 10 x 3.25 inches
- Has one large zippered compartment, and a front zippered pocket with waterproof zippers
- Suitable for all outings
- The price is very reasonable
- It comes in a large assortment of fun and attractive colors and patterns
- Made of sturdy 600D polyester
- Has a perfect size of 6 x 12.5 x 4 inches – compact and yet with a large capacity to fit all of your stuff
- The adjustable strap will allow you to wear it as a waist pack or as a sling
- It has a headphone port which will allow you to listen to your mp3 player, phone or iPod while on the go
- The pack weighs only 4 ounces
- Sold with a manufacturer warranty and at a very affordable price
- It is available in black, army green, pink, gray, and blue colors
- The front surface is waterproof and weather resistant, so your belongings will stay dry and safe in any type of weather
- It has a stable water bottle holder with an elastic string to keep it from falling while you are running or walking
- It has two separate zippered pockets as well as a smaller front one, so you can keep all your belongings close to you at all times
- The bag can fit smartphones with screens of up to 6.5 inches
- The strap is easy to adjust (from 13.4 up to 43.3 inches) and is easy to take off and put on thanks to the nifty buckle design
- The back of the bag has a breathable mesh pad to keep you from sweating
- The bag has reflective strips so that members of the traffic will see you when you are out in the dark
- The pouch weighs 0.38 lbs. and has a phone pocket is of 6.7 x 6.7 inches, and a water bottle holder of 3.1 x 5.5 inches
- It is available in Boho, multi-colored and pink variants all of which have vintage looks
- Made of 11 colored interwoven cotton threads, this fanny pack has a very original bohemian style which is truly unique for every pack made
- The main compartment is very spacious and there are two added front pockets
- There is a hidden pocket on the rear for your money and documents
- The bag can hold a water bottle, a large-sized smartphone, sunglasses, a wallet, keys, and other essential things
- There are separate compartments to prevent the phone and other things from getting scratched
- It has durable reinforced stitching and an internal nylon lining
- The waistband is adjustable and will fit a waist up to 45 inches in circumference
- It is very affordable and is sold with a 100% money back guarantee for 12 months after the purchase
- Available in black, grey, ivory, navy blue, hot pink, green and aqua colors
- Made of wide stretchable spandex which fits the contours of your waist or hips perfectly
- The 4 large security pockets are hidden and have zippers for added safety
- You can fit all kinds of smartphones, keys, passports, money and other essential items in the expandable pockets which are 6 (H) x 8 (W) inches, and it can stretch even more to accommodate the largest phones too
- Perfect for discretely carrying your valuable personal belongings when training, running or traveling
- Can be worn underneath your clothing without being seen
- The unisex design makes the belt suitable for both women and men
- The fabric is light, very soft and robust, as well as moisture wicking
- It will keep you cool, sweat-free and comfortable, and will protect your belongings from moisture even when you are running intensively
- Sold with a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee by its US-based manufacturer – Stashbandz
- Made of sturdy and water-resistant nylon
- Has a lumbar pad made of breathable mesh for added comfort and a sweat-free experience even during intensive walking
- Available in various color combinations including black, purple, orange, red, blue and green combined with grey
- The size of the medium option is 11 x 5 x 6 inches
- The strap is adjustable from 33 to 50 inches
- There are two water bottle holders on each side of the pack which can hold bottles with a diameter of up to 3 inches
- 2 large zippered front pockets and 2 zippered side pockets will help you keep all of your stuff well organized and easy to reach
- It can be carried in three different ways – on the hips and lower back, on the shoulder and as a backpack thanks to the added shoulder strap and the backpack straps
- Very light (20 oz.) and yet with a large capacity, this bag will hold your gear for a one-day hiking trip
- Sold with a 30-day refund guarantee and a 12-month warranty
- A perfect pack for running, hiking, cycling, walking or for any workout
- Made of sweat an odor-resistant neoprene which will keep you fresh and cool
- The elastic belt will provide ultimate comfort and allow you freedom of movement while keeping your possessions close to you
- Thanks to the special hook and loop fasteners you will never suffer from having to deal with a broken zipper again
- The main compartment is divided into two sections to keep your phone away from the keys and other things which can scratch it
- There is a smaller left pocket with a key hook to ensure that your keys don’t fall out while you are running
- The belt won’t bounce, and there are no zippers which will make distracting noises as you are running
- A headphone jack is included so that you can listen to your device encased in the pack
- The reflective stripes on the belt will make you visible if you decide to run in dark conditions
- You will receive a complimentary red elastic wristband with the sports belt
- The item is sold with a 100% satisfaction guarantee
We are pretty sure that with such a large choice of the best fanny packs for 2019, you have found the perfect one for your needs too.
Good luck with your purchase and enjoy the convenience of having your arms and shoulders free and yet still have quick access to your phone and other stuff with one of these comfortable accessories.
With one of these waist bags, you will never have to worry about losing your things or getting robbed with one of these fanny packs, especially when you are traveling or at a concert with many people around you.
So, remember – the fanny pack is back, and you definitely need one too!
Last update on 2019-08-24 at 21:45 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API