80s Belts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2008 seen on Chicago blogger thefashbot. She wore her brown vintage belt with a beige Old Navy t-shirt, blue Urban Outfitters skirt, and red Urban Outfitters shoes. Since then, 80s Belts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Manila, and Jakarta have discovered them. Popular brands of 80s Belts are Zara, Forever 21, H&M, thrifted, and vintage.
There are currently 872 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing 80s Belts. Most recently, blogger aminta of amintaonline.com wore her gold vintage belt with a black H&M boots and dark gray Boodwah hot pants shorts.