Batik Dresses first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2009 seen on Yogyakarta blogger MarlaSinger of theversicle.com. She styled her purple gift from mom batik dress with a brown Thrift Store houndstooth collared jacket, beige Bellagio b/w double-chained sandals shoes, and brown arena trapeze slingbag purse. Since then, Batik Dresses have grown in popularity as bloggers from Jakarta, South Tangerang, and Bogor have discovered them. Batik Dresses are generally seen in vintage, natural, and eclectic style. Popular brands of Batik Dresses are handmade, tailor-made, vintage, hand-me-down, and unbranded.