Plaid Hats first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Madrid blogger only_cheapclothes. He styled his beige H&M plaid hat with a black pull&bear leather jacket, blue Forever 21 skinny jeans, and beige Chinese store burberry scarf. Since then, Plaid Hats have grown in popularity as bloggers from Belgrade, Le Cafe Musain, and Ukraine have discovered them. Plaid Hats are generally seen in casual, chic, and comfortable style. Popular brands of Plaid Hats are London Fog, rue21, H&M, thrifted, and vintage.
There are currently 25 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Plaid Hats. Most recently, blogger SamanthaDeReviziis of welovefur.com rocked her Grevi plaid hat with a strategia leather boots, Carlo Ramello fur mink coat, and DROME leather skirt.