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10 cross-body bags—or, let’s face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials

By Ebony-Renee Baker

Phone, keys, face mask, hand sanitizer—to keep those essentials at hand during extra-long walks or park hangouts, here are 10 bags and pouches to suit every style.

 

10 cross-body bags—or, let's face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
For the athlete

Lululemon’s cross-body bag is ideal for runners, cyclists or power walkers, with a drawstring opening and a water-repellent exterior. Bonus: it comes with a handy outside pocket for quick mask access.

 


10 cross-body bags—or, let's face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
For the utilitarian

This durable utility bag opens with a front-facing zip closure and comes in classic black or a trendy light mauve.

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10 cross-body bags—or, let's face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
For the leather lover

Eleven Thirty hand-crafts its adjustable fanny packs in Toronto with cowhide leather.

 


10 cross-body bags—or, let's face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
For the person who loses everything
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Mutton Head’s roomy, prism-shaped pouch features a convenient rectangular base for fishing out a card or phone.

 


10 cross-body bags—or, let's face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
For the eco-conscious

Montreal designer Eliza Faulkner constructs her catch-all, knot-strapped bucket bags with leftover scraps from her ready-to-wear collections. It’s currently available in multiple colours and fabrics including blue gingham, pink linen and yellow jacquard.

 

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10 cross-body bags—or, let's face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
For the minimalist

Liyu’s affordable camel-toned wristlet is handmade with leather and comfortably fits a small hand sanitizer bottle, face mask and credit cards.

 


10 cross-body bags—or, let's face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
For vegan shoppers

This compact vegan leather clutch comes with a convenient handle.

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10 cross-body bags—or, let's face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
For the localist

Roots loyalists will appreciate this classic fanny pack, available in two sizes and in a variety of tones including brown, black, yellow and turquoise.

 


10 cross-body bags—or, let's face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
For the hypebeast
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This ultra-cool translucent box bag shows off all your essentials.

 


10 cross-body bags—or, let's face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
For the professional

This wristlet—available in black and snakeskin print—features three pockets and comes with a detachable cross-body strap.

 

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Correction
June 1, 2021

The Ai Toronto Seoul bag is $55, not $115.

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