Lace Tops first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Edmonton blogger jenesaisquoi. She wore her black Forever 21 lace top with a black vintage over the knee boots shoes, black American Apparel bandage mini, high-waisted lame skirt, and black Urban Planet textured tights. Since then, Lace Tops have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Manila, and San Francisco have discovered them. Lace Tops are generally seen in chic, casual, and romantic style. Popular brands of Lace Tops are thrifted, Zara, vintage, H&M, and Forever 21.
There are currently 2011 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Lace Tops. Most recently, blogger mochaccinoland of mochaccinoland.blogspot.com rocked her light blue H&M lace top with a navy Murua jeans, light pink RED valentino bow polka dots bag, and aquamarine H&M sunglasses.