Sports Pants first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2009 seen on Manila blogger inKARLcerating of inkarlcerating.com. He wore his black Topman pants with a white Topman sweater, black 25 cm shirt, and black glasses. Since then, Sports Pants have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, New York, and London have discovered them. Popular brands of Sports Pants are Topshop, Forever 21, Adidas, H&M, and Zara.
There are currently 465 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Sports Pants. Most recently, blogger lanton of qualityrivets.blogspot.com rocked her olive green Topshop skinny sweatpants pants in a streetstyle look.