Casual Vests first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2008 seen on Los Angeles blogger taghrid of taghrid.cc. She styled her blue Target vest with a black American Apparel dress, gray Marc by Marc Jacobs bag, and black Old Navy shoes. Since then, Casual Vests have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Manila, and New York have discovered them. Popular brands of Casual Vests are thrifted, vintage, Zara, Forever 21, and H&M.
There are currently 5426 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Casual Vests. Most recently, blogger Fashionella of cooknfashion.blogspot.co.il styled her black H&M vest with a black Forever 21 top and white Converse sneakers.