Black Obey Hats first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2012 seen on Berkeley blogger inspirafashion of inspirafashionblog.com. She wore her black obey hat with a ivory Black Sheep Clothing crochet scallop hem dress, brown The Brooklyn Bakery vintage cuff bracelet, and light blue Levis denim vintage vest. Since then, Black Obey Hats have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, California, and New York City have discovered them. Black Obey Hats are generally seen in denim, casual, and urban style. Popular types of Black Obey Hats are cap, biker-ish, fedora, boater cap, and snapback.
There are currently 29 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Black Obey Hats. Most recently, blogger mybelonging of mybelonging.com styled his black obey hat with a black Royal Elastics shoes, black Zara jacket, and light pink Reiss sweater.