Hippie Hats first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2010 seen on Cengkareng blogger Moi_Moiselle of moimoiselle.blogspot.com. She wore her orange FCUK hat with a orange Topshop top, blue Topshop high waisted pants, and black Zara studded vest. Since then, Hippie Hats have grown in popularity as bloggers from Pampanga, Leipzig, and Los Angeles have discovered them. Popular brands of Hippie Hats are asos, Topshop, Forever 21, vintage, and H&M.
There are currently 390 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Hippie Hats. Most recently, blogger EvilishQueeny of beautyininsanity.blogspot.com wore her second hand christmas hat with a distressed sweater and second hand geometric print skirt skirt.