Basic T-Shirts first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Stockholm blogger sillyeuropean. She styled her white thrifted t-shirt with a beige Cheap Monday jeans. Since then, Basic T-Shirts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Madrid have discovered them. Popular brands of Basic T-Shirts are Gap, American Apparel, Forever 21, Zara, and H&M.
There are currently 2580 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Basic T-Shirts. Most recently, blogger BeatriceGutu of thefashioncuisine.com wore her t-shirt with a shoes, bag, and shorts.