Black Gate Hats first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2012 seen on Teplice blogger SakuKira of rotting-melancholy.blogspot.cz. He wore his black Gate hat with a black Deichmann shoes, black Denim Co jeans, and heather gray vintage blazer. Since then, Black Gate Hats have grown in popularity as bloggers from Teplice and Žilina have discovered them. Black Gate Hats are generally seen in rocker, casual, and goth style. A popular type of Black Gate Hats are riding hat.
There are currently 9 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Black Gate Hats. Most recently, blogger zuzannav of zuzannavesely.tumblr.com styled her black Gate hat with a black Funky Shoes boots, black New Yorker coat, and black Marks&Spencer tights.