Tote Bags first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2008 seen on Makati blogger joannaladrido of joannaladrido.com. She wore her gold Culte Femme tote bag with a green Forever 21 maxi dress, green Boracay Market bangles bracelet, and brown Havaianas slippers shorts. Since then, Tote Bags have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Washington, and Vancouver have discovered them. Tote Bags are generally seen in casual, chic, and classic style. Popular brands of Tote Bags are coach, Celine, H&M, Zara, and Michael Kors.