Basic Heels first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2010 seen on Denver blogger Haiku_Ambulance of haikuambulance.com. She styled her black Steve Madden Luxe heels with a black Urban Outfitters high waisted shorts, navy Target shirt, and black urban outiftters polka dot tights. Since then, Basic Heels have grown in popularity as bloggers from Gliwice, Los Angeles, and Spain have discovered them. Popular brands of Basic Heels are H&M, Jeffrey Campbell, Steve Madden, Aldo, and Zara.
There are currently 1446 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Basic Heels. Most recently, blogger Haiku_Ambulance wore her nude Nordstrom Rack patent heels with a maroon Nordstrom Rack waxed skinny jeans, army green Forever21 utility jacket, and carrot orange Pleione loose shirt.