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Matthew McConaughey is a fan of the fanny pack

We know at least one Hollywood actor championing the return of this retro favourite
Matthew McConaughey, Camila Alves

There are plenty of ’90s fashion staples making their way back into the mainstream – think crop tops, dark lipstick, flannel shirts and choker necklaces.

However, there’s one in particular that most of us haven’t dared to try again – the cringeworthy fanny pack (or bum bag, as it’s also known in this part of the world).

But just try telling that to Matthew McConaughey. The Oscar-winning actor wore his bum bag loud and proud at a recent baseball game in the US, and he wasn’t shy about sharing his love for the accessory during a live interview.

As he told reporter Julia Morales, he is “not afraid of the fanny pack”, although he did admit to making a few adjustments.

“You gotta kind of put it on the side to make it look a little, not as nerdy. But still, practicality wins out.

“I’ve got so much gear in here that I don’t want in my pockets.”

With Matthew leading the charge, does this mean a return to the humble bum bag is on the way? We’ll have to wait and see!

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