Haute Retrocessories

Fanny packs and other old school accessories become luxury fashion goods

Implications - The 80s revival is in full swing and that means everything from fanny packs to visors are back on the fashion scene. While in the 80s and 90s hip-slung wallets, plastic head-toppers and multicolored socks were shunned by fashionistas, today they have found a new market in high fashion.
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Fashionable Fanny Packs - Elle France Shows Sexy Beach Accessories
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Fashionable Fanny Packs
Elle France March 2010 Shows Sexy Beach Accessories
Brunette stunner Behati Prinsloo looks beachside sexy in her latest shoot for Elle France March 2010. Sporting oversized accessories and giant hobo bags, with wrists full of rubber watches and even a pair… [More]
Designer Fanny Packs - Lululemon Could Make Rear-Worn Bags Hip Again
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Warm 165,175 Clicks Pub: Jan 5, 09
Designer Fanny Packs
Lululemon Could Make Rear-Worn Bags Hip Again
Take back the pack. Lululemon Athletica, a growing athletic apparel company, has reinvented the convention of fanny packs. The name ‘fanny pack’ is derived from the fact that they were worn traditionally… [More]
Funky Scrunchies - American Apparel Brings Back 80s Hair Ties
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Warm 42,173 Clicks Pub: Jun 7, 09
Funky Scrunchies
American Apparel Brings Back 80s Hair Ties
American Apparel has decided to create a scrunchie comeback with their new collection of brightly colored hair accessories. Although some may think this 80s trend should have remained in the past, I personally… [More]
Fashionable Fanny Packs - The Ratna Ho Runway Show Rocks a Fashion Faux Pas
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Warm 47,244 Clicks Pub: Jul 30, 09
Fashionable Fanny Packs
The Ratna Ho Runway Show Rocks a Fashion Faux Pas
In the latest Ratna Ho runway show, the oddest accessory was added to some of the outfits that strutted down the walkway--oddly fashionable fanny packs which were done to the nines and included bows. The… [More]
Fanny Pack Revivals - This Rihanna Louis Vuitton Hip Pouch Proves Tourist Fashion is Haute
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Warm 47,271 Clicks Pub: Nov 19, 09
Fanny Pack Revivals
This Rihanna Louis Vuitton Hip Pouch Proves Tourist Fashion is Haute
These paparazzi Rihanna Louis Vuitton fanny pack shots from Just Jared show the diminutive fashion diva rocking an accessory that hasn't been considered hot since, well, ever. No longer just for awkward… [More]
Frilly Bum Bags - The Kinies Fanny Purse is Practical, Unique and Ultra Chic
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Average 35,619 Clicks Pub: Feb 6, 10
Frilly Bum Bags
The Kinies Fanny Purse is Practical, Unique and Ultra Chic
Ladies, the fanny pack has been reinvented for a new decade. Behold the fanny purse! These bags by Kinies look like the chic ruffles you’d imagine Cinderella to wear on the back of her gown at a ball…… [More]
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