Basic Skirts first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Makati blogger joannaladrido of joannaladrido.com. She styled her pink Granville HK hot pink a-line w/lace skirt with a black Zara loose oversized top, yellow Rockwell Bazaar candy-colored rainbow statement necklace, and black Graxie leather sandals with ankle strap shoes. Since then, Basic Skirts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Manila have discovered them. Popular brands of Basic Skirts are thrifted, American Apparel, Forever 21, Zara, and H&M.
There are currently 4167 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Basic Skirts. Most recently, blogger Fashionella of cooknfashion.blogspot.co.il styled her red Forever 21 skirt with a black castro jacket and white Mango shirt.