DR14

Made popular by Matthew Williams’ 1017 ALYX 9SM, the chest rig emerged as one of the hottest new accessories of 2018. Don’t believe the hype? Just check Instagram — everyone from Rihanna, Quavo, and Young Thug, to OFF-WHITE stylist @bloodyosiris has been seen embracing the new bag trend.

While the 1017 ALYX 9SM piece takes the cake as one of the industry’s favorite — having been spotted on Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, and more — the piece has since been embraced by other utility-forward labels, all offering their own futuristic ways to leave shoppers, side bags, and backpacks in your closet.

And so, here we bring you our latest incarnation of the very best chest rigs you can buy right now, including the latest versions from 1017 ALYX 9SM (now featuring bolder color palettes and embellished straps) as well as new pieces from equally dope brands such as NEIGBORHOOD., HELIOT EMIL, and DR14.

Has the backpack met its match with these fashion-forward, front-facing alternatives? Browse our full selection below, with options starting from less than $100.

Chest Rig VB

Orbit Gear

$98

B.P. / N-bag

NEIGHBORHOOD.

$285

Cross Body Bag

Heliot Emil

$260

Chest Bag

Heliot Emil

$260

Small Chest Bag

1017 ALYX 9SM

$478

Chest Bag

1017 ALYX 9SM

$616

ALYX Chest Rig

1017 ALYX 9SM

$677

CT Stealth Rig

DR14

$1290

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