Black Shoppalu Capes first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2012 seen on Portland blogger fauxfawn of falteringbird.blogspot.com. She styled her black Shoppalu cape with a black Charlotte Russe boots, black Forever 21 tights, and black Forever 21 skirt. Since then, Black Shoppalu Capes have grown in popularity as bloggers from Portland have discovered them. Black Shoppalu Capes are generally seen in hippie and bohemian style.
There are currently 2 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Black Shoppalu Capes. Most recently, blogger fauxfawn of falteringbird.blogspot.com wore her black Shoppalu cape with a off white Durango boots, tawny Shop Lately bag, and light blue Forever 21 shorts.