Harem Pants first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Sydney blogger thenoircollective. She styled her black sass&bide harem pants with a black vintage worn as headband scarf, Sportsgirl chain belt, and black Mollini shoes. Since then, Harem Pants have grown in popularity as bloggers from Manila, Jakarta, and Winnipeg have discovered them. Harem Pants are generally seen in chic, casual, and comfortable style. In October 2013, Chictopia wrote an editorial about How to wear: Printed Harem Pants. Popular brands of Harem Pants are Divi, Topshop, Forever 21, H&M, and Zara.
There are currently 700 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Harem Pants. Most recently, blogger blairbadge of blairbadge.com rocked her H&M harem pants with a Jeffrey Campbell boots and KUT from the kloth top.