10 cross-body bags—or, let’s face it, fanny packs—to carry your face masks and other essentials
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.
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.
For the utilitarian
This durable utility bag opens with a front-facing zip closure and comes in classic black or a trendy light mauve.
For the leather lover
Eleven Thirty hand-crafts its adjustable fanny packs in Toronto with cowhide leather.
For the person who loses everything
Mutton Head’s roomy, prism-shaped pouch features a convenient rectangular base for fishing out a card or phone.
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.
For the minimalist
Liyu Bilen clutch, $49
Liyu’s affordable camel-toned wristlet is handmade with leather and comfortably fits a small hand sanitizer bottle, face mask and credit cards.
For vegan shoppers
This compact vegan leather clutch comes with a convenient handle.
For the localist
Roots Cervino belt bag, $108
Roots loyalists will appreciate this classic fanny pack, available in two sizes and in a variety of tones including brown, black, yellow and turquoise.
For the hypebeast
This ultra-cool translucent box bag shows off all your essentials.
For the professional
This wristlet—available in black and snakeskin print—features three pockets and comes with a detachable cross-body strap.