The Culottes trend first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2009 seen on Washington blogger districtofchic of districtofchic.com. She wore her black Forever 21 culottes shorts with a black vintage vintage necklace, white Odille lace blouse, and black Bebe sparkly tights. Since then, Culotte clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from London, London, and Los Angeles have discovered them. Culotte clothing is generally seen in chic, casual, and trendy style. In March 2014, Chictopia wrote an editorial about 6 Ways to Stay Cool in Culottes. Popular brands of Culotte clothing are vintage, H&M, Zara, Topshop, and asos.