Brown Gap Bow Belts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2012 seen on Knoxville blogger triplethread of triple-thread.net. She wore her brown Gap bow belt with a light yellow thrifted floral dress, lime green DIY floral purse, and hot pink Betsey Johnson cat eye sunglasses. Since then, Brown Gap Bow Belts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Knoxville have discovered them. Brown Gap Bow Belts are generally seen in 50s style. Popular types of Brown Gap Belts are braided leather, neon, skinny, studded, and braided.