Sports Sweaters first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2009 seen on Manila blogger inKARLcerating of inkarlcerating.com. He wore his white Topman sweater with a black 25 cm shirt, black Topman pants, and black glasses. Since then, Sports Sweaters have grown in popularity as bloggers from San Francisco, New York, and Moscow have discovered them. Popular brands of Sports Sweaters are vintage, OASAP, Forever 21, H&M, and Zara.
There are currently 250 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Sports Sweaters. Most recently, blogger gvozd of gvozdishe.com wore her Chicwish sweater with a Choies coat and Chicwish shorts.