I know, I’ve always thought they were tacky, especially when they were stuffed full of . . . stuff. But as a tourist, I’ve learned that they are great for keeping one’s wallet closet to the body. As a dog trainer, I’ve learned they are wonderful for holding dog treats while allowing your hands to stay free.
And now they’re back . . . and a pretty price, though you can bet that will soon come down. Read this article from the Wall Street Journal and take a look at the new varieties in the slide show–I sort of like them (except the one that looks like saddle bags. On my hips . . . . I don’t think so.) Still, the new designs seem to be slim . . . not much room for more than a single cell phone. On the other hand, sometimes a cell phone is all you need!
Interesting–I didn’t know that “fanny” was a nasty word in the UK and Australia . . . but each culture has its own taboo list. But “bum bag” isn’t much better. 🙁