This is How You Make The 'Ugly' Bag Look Cool Again

by Janelle Yau   |  May 31, 2017
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Regardless of the label 'ugly' attached to it, let's face it, it's hard to stop wearing your favorite 'ugly' shoes and 'ugly' pants because of its comfortability and versatility, too! Now, another recurring fashion trend is joining the 'ugly' bandwagon and we're all for it!

Enter, fanny packs. This mini purse isn't just an easy way to add a stylish '90s touch to your look, it's easy to tote around, too! Just strap it along your waist and you're all set to make a fashionable splash in the city. Not sure if you're ready to jump in the whole fanny pack bandwagon? Read on and let us change your mind with these fashionable OOTDs you can put together with the 'ugly' bag.

Who said the fanny pack can only be wild and grungy? Keep your OOTD sleek and classy with a black off-shoulder top and midi skirt styling pairing. Add an equally sleek, black 'ugly' bag and you're ready to hit the streets.


Looking for a way to turn up the edge with your look for the day? Opt for an oversized denim turtleneck and wear it with a rad leather mini. Sling your fanny pack around your shoulder for extra edgy points.

There's no doubt that an All-American tee-and-jeans combo will always be on-point. But you can make this classic style pairing extra sassy and fashionable with a chic nineties bag thrown around your waist.

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For a cute and girly uniform for the day, wear your button-down with a pair of floral shorts. Swap your usual belt with a belt bag for a double duty accessory.

Add a little bit of quirk to your outfit with a pair of statement sunglasses and a cute fanny pack to boot.


Would you swap your usual totes for a cute fanny pack even just for one day? Let's talk fashion below!

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Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
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