Sweater Cardigans first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2010 seen on Washington blogger districtofchic of districtofchic.com. She wore her gray abercrombie and fitch sweater cardigan with a red l.l.bean button-down stripes shirt, blue H&M skinny jeans, and brown Dr. Martens loafers shoes. Since then, Sweater Cardigans have grown in popularity as bloggers from New York, Seoul, and Medan have discovered them. Sweater Cardigans are generally seen in casual, comfortable, and classic style. Popular brands of Sweater Cardigans are H&M, Custo Barcelona, Goddis, Grandmas, and Forever 21.