No big data algorithm could have predicted the astronomic return of the fanny pack.Backpacks have been popular on the runways during men’s fashion weeks for years, and this season was no different. But what is new this time around is the addition of fanny packs to the roster.Being coined as the must-have bag of the season, “belt bags” or “waist packs” as they are now being called, developed a negative reputation after their proliferation among tourists, but they have come back with a vengeance and are more stylish than ever.Houses such as Prada — which offered a colorful take — Louis Vuitton — which has a two-tone monogrammed version — and even Rick Owens’ oversize concept have brought this Eighties fashion staple back from the dead.This hands-free item will not only give your shoulders a break, but it also offers the convenience of having your items within arms’ reach. And thanks to the fashion elite, the new options will undoubtedly change the public's perception of the bag.
@moncler unveiled its latest project, #MonclerGenius, yesterday at Milan Fashion Week. The Italian outwear maker gave show-goers a preview of the monthly collections – which were created by eight designers and creative talents including Pierpaolo Piccioli, Simone Rocha, Craig Green and more – that will start rolling out in the summer.
In honor of Rihanna’s 30th birthday, we took a look back at an interview with the Barbados-native when she was just 18 years old. Here, she talked about her second album, “A Girl Like Me” in 2006. “I want to be me. I want people to fall in love with who Rihanna is, and that’s why I want the album to be about me so people can really find out who this girl Rihanna is, because they only know the ‘Pon de Replay’ girl.” Fast forward 12 years, and she’s released six more albums and has become a powerhouse in both the fashion and music industries. Happy birthday, @badgalriri 🎈(📷: Pavel Antonov) #wwdarchive