Classic tops first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2008 seen on Loma Linda blogger fashionispoison. She styled her blue H&M top with a white American Apparel shorts, brown banana republic bag, and yellow banana republic shoes. Since then, Classic tops have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Manila, and San Francisco have discovered them. Popular brands of Classic tops are vintage, Topshop, Zara, Forever 21, and H&M.
There are currently 4096 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Classic tops. Most recently, blogger Elenita of elenita.no styled her beige BikBok top with a brown Secondhand purse, beige H&M shorts, and black Zara sandals.