Gap Oatmeal Sweatshirts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2011 seen on Paris blogger BardotInBlue of makingmagique.com. She wore her tan Gap oatmeal sweatshirt with a brick red thrifted vintage fur hood accessories, brick red thrifted vintage maxi dress, and black Topshop over the knee boots. Since then, Gap Oatmeal Sweatshirts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Paris have discovered them. Gap Oatmeal Sweatshirts are generally seen in romantic style. Popular types of Gap Sweatshirts are oatmeal, normcore, striped navy and grey long sleeve, python printed cotton, and polka dots.