Leather Tops first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Liverpool blogger Luxenoir. She styled her black top with a blue jacket, black pants, and black shoes. Since then, Leather Tops have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Denver, and Manila have discovered them. Popular brands of Leather Tops are American Apparel, Topshop, Forever 21, Zara, and H&M.
There are currently 1000 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Leather Tops. Most recently, blogger locksandtrinkets of locksandtrinkets.com rocked her RVCA top with a ami clubwear leopard boots boots and Locks and Trinkets vintage leather skirt.