Polka Dot Cardigans first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2010 seen on Vancouver, BC, blogger lydia of styleisstyle.blogspot.com. She wore her silver American Eagle polka dot cardigan with a pink American Eagle a birthday gift dress, black Value Village thrifted leather jacket, and black pocket change floral headband accessories. Since then, Polka Dot Cardigans have grown in popularity as bloggers from Seattle, San Diego, and Tampa have discovered them. Polka Dot Cardigans are generally seen in casual, chic, and preppy style. Popular brands of Polka Dot Cardigans are merona, Old Navy, American Eagle, Target, and Forever 21.
There are currently 75 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Polka Dot Cardigans. Most recently, blogger TwitchVintage of twitchvintage.blogspot.com styled her white The Limited polka dot cardigan with a black Forever 21 lace up boots, light yellow thrifted polka dot scarf, and black thrifted straw bag.