Denim Vests first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2008 seen on Chattanooga blogger Snowshoe. She wore her blue aa vest with a gray H&M fedora hat, blue thrifted button up shirt, and blue Levi's denim cut offs shorts. Since then, Denim Vests have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Manila, and Jakarta have discovered them. Popular brands of Denim Vests are H&M, Zara, thrifted, vintage, and Forever 21.
There are currently 660 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Denim Vests. Most recently, blogger gvozd of gvozdishe.com wore her Choies vest with a Sheinside jeans, 3.1 Phillip Lim bag, and H&M top.