Wide Brim Hats first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2011 seen on Jonesborough blogger alaLadywolf of alaladywolf.com. She styled her dark gray vintage wide brim hat with a gray farylrobin combat boots, silver ChiccaStyle drop waist dress, and burnt orange vintage round sunglasses. Since then, Wide Brim Hats have grown in popularity as bloggers from Calgary, Los Angeles, and Seattle have discovered them. Wide Brim Hats are generally seen in bohemian, chic, and goth style. Popular brands of Wide Brim Hats are brixton, Lack of Color aus, Oasap.com, OASAP, and Forever 21.
There are currently 302 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Wide Brim Hats. Most recently, blogger StardustBohemian of stardustbohemian.com rocked her ruby red Nasty Gal wide brim hat with a black Nasty Dress lace bodysuit.