Wide Leg Pants first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Washington blogger districtofchic of districtofchic.com. She wore her brown Kookai wide leg pants with a beige banana republic turtleneck sweater, black Echo Soft stripe scarf, and brown Pour La Victoire shoes. Since then, Wide Leg Pants have grown in popularity as bloggers from Manila, Los Angeles, and Chicago have discovered them. Wide Leg Pants are generally seen in chic, business casual, and bohemian style. Popular brands of Wide Leg Pants are Anthropologie, Gap, H&M, Zara, and Forever 21.
There are currently 200 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Wide Leg Pants. Most recently, blogger micah of micahgianneli.com rocked her white Amber Chloe wide leg pants in a streetstyle look.