Bow Hats first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2009 seen on Oakland blogger calivintage. She styled her red vintage bow hat with a gray J.Crew cashmere cardigan sweater, blue lark & wolff by steven alan sailor tunic top, and black courtesy of pac sun bullhead solana extreme skinny jeans. Since then, Bow Hats have grown in popularity as bloggers from London, Los Angeles, and New York have discovered them. Bow Hats are generally seen in romantic, chic, and classic style. Popular brands of Bow Hats are DIY, H&M, vintage, Forever 21, and Primark.
There are currently 42 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Bow Hats. Most recently, blogger MarlaSinger of theversicle.com styled her black random bow hat with a nude Minimal croc satchel bag, beige Zara lacey shorts, and tan shoezisme flowery ivy wedges.