Leather Leggings first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2009 seen on Yogyakarta blogger MarlaSinger of theversicle.com. She wore her black Topshop wet look leggings with a black Body & Soul loose t-shirt, silver Divided by H&M metallic faux leather jacket, and black Blackmimi heart-cage necklace. Since then, Leather Leggings have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Denver, and New York City have discovered them. Popular brands of Leather Leggings are American Apparel, Forever 21, Zara, Topshop, and H&M.
There are currently 472 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Leather Leggings. Most recently, blogger Dominiquetiu of konichiwear.com rocked her black Topshop leggings with a hot pink Saint Laurent bag.