Urban Flats first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2011 seen on Guangzhou blogger Yan of aeccrnticgirl.blog.163.com. She styled her camel H&M flats with a peach Monki oversized sweater, navy chapel' leggings, and black rubi bag. Since then, Urban Flats have grown in popularity as bloggers from Montreal, Manila, and Madrid have discovered them. Popular brands of Urban Flats are Aldo, Urban Outfitters, Topshop, Zara, and H&M.
There are currently 446 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Urban Flats. Most recently, blogger inspirafashion of inspirafashionblog.com styled her nude isaac mizrahi oxfords flats with a maroon Urban Outfitters bdg skinny jeans, black Urban Outfitters hat, and mustard Handbag Heaven joey colorblock messenger bag.