Trend Edit: How to Style the Belt Bag

Once the preserve of tourists and sightseers, belt bags have been revived from their 80s heyday and are positioned firmly in the here and now for AW19. From butter-soft leathers to logo-laden nylon, these impressively practical yet punchy accessories from HARVEY NICHOLS BIRMINGHAM will be your go-to style this season.

WEAR IT ACROSS YOUR BODY

Stella McCartney offers a masterclass in modern minimalism with this twist on the classic Falabella, £450. Made from eco-friendly nylon, we love its street-ready silhouette. Team with a simple white T-shirt for maximum impact.

Giving the trend a playful twist is Marc Jacobs Hip Shot leather belt bag, £360. With its vibrant logo-jacquard waist strap and gold-tone designer plaque, it’s the fashionable companion whether it’s a day in the office or lunch with friends.

Go hands free without compromising on style with Moncler’s Felicie shell belt bag, £375 and wear it across your chest for up to the minute styling. It’s large enough to hold all your daily essentials making it as practical as it is stylish.

Rendered in cruelty-free faux leather, Stella McCartney’s utility style, £595, boasts a small rectangular bag and matching circular design that sit above a logo-laden waist strap. It’s finished with subtle laser-cut logo detailing.

WEAR IT AROUND YOUR WAIST

Belt bags don’t come more fashion-forward than Valentino Garavani’s Rockstud Spike, £895. Crafted in quilted black leather, each gilded stud has been galvanised to maintain its lustrous shine. This bag can be looped over the shoulder or worn around the waist for a look that’s oh-so-current.

Add a splash of colour to the new-season with Fendi’s striking belt bag, £1090. Crafted from red grained leather, it boasts the house’s signature FF monogramming and is ornamented with a Fendi
logo plaque. It also features an optional chain shoulder strap for alternative ways to wear.

Loewe embraces modern minimalism in the Heel mini bag, £595, with its sleek saddlestyle silhouette and soft blue leather embossed with the brand’s Anagram logo. This versatile style can be worn as either a cross-body or a belt bag, making it the perfect accompaniment to any outfit.

Saint Laurent captures its signature polish in an on-trend silhouette with the introduction of this new-season logo belt bag, £745. Made from black leather, its main body is anchored with a waist strap and embellished with the house’s signature logo hardware in a brushed silver hue.

Women’s accessories featured are available from Harvey Nichols Birmingham and online at harveynichols.com.

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