This Rihanna Louis Vuitton Hip Pouch Proves Tourist Fashion is Haute

 - Nov 19, 2009   Updated: Jun 22 2011
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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 tourists and frumpy boomers, the fanny pack is officially back.

Check out more images of this Rihanna Louis Vuitton fanny pack fashion spectacle above. Would you rock a fanny pack, even if it's Rihanna-approved?

Implications - Due to the recession, consumers are fleeing to thrift stores for more affordable purchases. They now appreciate retro fashions for their kitschy qualities and unique designs. Companies can incorporate elements of antiquity into their product lines to appeal to fashionable target markets.