A fanny pack is a small fabric pouch secured with a zipper and worn by the use of a strap around the hips and waist. The fanny pack stays securely around your waist so you do not have to hold onto it. Like a purse a fanny pack can hold items like combs, money and personal things. Active people like fanny packs since they can just put them on and they can hike run or go biking and not worry about where there money is. A man or a woman can use a fanny pack or buttpack since they are for both sexes. Children can use fanny packs or buttpacks for school or other social events. A buttpack is a good purse for a young person to start out using a purse with.