Checkered Skirts first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Fort Lewis blogger ClothesHorse of theclothes.blogspot.com. She styled her blue Forever 21 checkered skirt with a gray Zara shirt, black H&M cardigan sweater, and red Urban Outfitters peeptoe, flats shoes. Since then, Checkered Skirts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Manila, Angers, and Copenhagen have discovered them. Checkered Skirts are generally seen in preppy, casual, and chic style. Popular brands of Checkered Skirts are Zara, Topshop, Forever 21, thrifted, and vintage.