The Acid Wash trend first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2008 seen on Los Angeles blogger taghrid of taghrid.cc. She styled 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 clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Manila, and Jakarta have discovered them. Acid Wash clothing is generally seen in casual, comfortable, and chic style. Popular brands of Acid Wash clothing are Zara, vintage, American Apparel, H&M, and Forever 21.
There are currently 714 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Acid Wash clothing. Most recently, blogger itskendallkay of itskendallkay.com styled her blue Tobi acid wash pants with a black Tobi boots, white Hot Topic cotton shirt, and silver Shop nin3 choker necklace.