Sports Bags first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2011 seen on Los Angeles blogger HallieDaily of halliedaily.com. She wore her H&M bag with a Jeffrey Campbell lita boots, Urban Outfitters shorts, and H&M top. Since then, Sports Bags have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, London, and New York have discovered them. Popular brands of Sports Bags are Bershka, Mango, Alexander Wang, H&M, and Zara.
There are currently 420 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Sports Bags. Most recently, blogger Aphrodite of aphroditeslair9999.blogspot.com rocked her black Chanel caviar backpack bag with a yellow ashish sequin sunflowers sweater, blue Prada baroque sunglasses, and heather gray DKNY harem sweatpants pants.