Straw boater hats first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2010 seen on Ludlow, Shropshire, UK blogger llymlrs of llymlrs.com. She wore her beige Primark straw boater hat with a blue new look 3/4 length sleeved tunic dress, black Topshop leggings, and red cupcake couture circle scarf scarf. Since then, Straw boater hats have grown in popularity as bloggers from Berkeley, Hong Kong, and Fayetteville have discovered them. Straw boater hats are generally seen in vintage, romantic, and chic style. Popular brands of Straw boater hats are vintage, Primark, H&M, Urban Outfitters, and thrifted.
There are currently 66 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Straw boater hats. Most recently, blogger MarlaSinger of theversicle.com styled her beige random store straw boater hat with a cream She Inside peterpan collar crochet lace dress, brown milanoo grommets distressed bag, and nude chicnova wooden platform sandals wedges.