Acid Wash Shorts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2008 seen on Los Angeles blogger taghrid of taghrid.cc. She wore her black American Apparel acid wash shorts with a white Target shirt, brown Target belt, and beige f21 pink heel shoes. Since then, Acid Wash Shorts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Manila, and Philippines have discovered them. Acid Wash Shorts are generally seen in casual, comfortable, and chic style. Popular brands of Acid Wash Shorts are H&M, thrifted, vintage, American Apparel, and Forever 21.
There are currently 116 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Acid Wash Shorts. Most recently, blogger reyalfashion of reyalfashion.com styled his gray Hot Topic acid wash shorts with a black Ralph Lauren boots, black Forever21 stars and stripes shirt, and black ray-ban aviator sunglasses.