Cotton Tops first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Sydney blogger thenoircollective. She wore her white LAB cotton top with a black Kookai pure wool pants, black Urbanog.com patent, and black Chanel flap bag. Since then, Cotton Tops have grown in popularity as bloggers from Manila, Chicago, and Los Angeles have discovered them. Cotton Tops are generally seen in casual, chic, and comfortable style. Popular brands of Cotton Tops are Topshop, thrifted, Zara, Forever 21, and H&M.