EVERYONE had a bum bag in the 80s - and some people still do (Sarah Jessica Parker in character as Carrie in Sex And The City has been known to rock one, and all round the world American holidaymakers will list the bumbag, or fanny pack as they rather bizarrely call it, it as their number-one holiday essential.
Highly functional and with a neverending range of colours on offer, you could ever get one to match your shellsuit, leaving your hands wallet-free so you could rave till you dropped. It wrapped round your waist and clipped together so you could deposit all your belongings - your spare change, keys and maybe some spare shoulderpads or Deely Boppers at a push - into the pouch which was worn either at your front or back. The only problem was you had to be careful not to overload it, and running for the bus with it on could have led to personal injuries for male wearers. Ouch!