Cropped Tops first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2009 seen on Quezon City blogger slumberdoll of blog.triciagosingtian.com. She styled her yellow Black Sheep by Maldita cropped top with a black M)phosis high-waist skirt, black Nine West cut-out peeptoe oxfords shoes, and black Gingersnaps ribbon necklace. Since then, Cropped Tops have grown in popularity as bloggers from Manila, Los Angeles, and Jakarta have discovered them. Cropped Tops are generally seen in chic, casual, and comfortable style. In July 2012, Chictopia wrote an editorial about DIY Cropped Tie Top. Popular brands of Cropped Tops are asos, Zara, H&M, Forever 21, and Topshop.