Leather Hats first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Chattanooga blogger Snowshoe. She styled her black Urban Outfitters knit beret hat with a brown FCUK faux leather jacket, gray American Apparel t-shirt dress, and black tights. Since then, Leather Hats have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, London, and San Francisco have discovered them. Popular brands of Leather Hats are Zara, Topshop, Forever 21, vintage, and H&M.
There are currently 365 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Leather Hats. Most recently, blogger MarlaSinger of theversicle.com styled her black asos felt boater hat with a crimson Opening Ceremony grunge oxford boots, crimson Forever 21 abstract print dress, and black H&M biker faux leather jacket.