Distressed Shorts first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2010 seen on Washington blogger districtofchic of districtofchic.com. She styled her blue abercrombie and fitch distressed shorts with a white Forever 21 lace pattern top, gray Ralph Lauren patterned socks, and black KMRii weathered, studded bag. Since then, Distressed Shorts have grown in popularity as bloggers from San Francisco, Manila, and Philippines have discovered them. Distressed Shorts are generally seen in casual, chic, and trendy style. Popular brands of Distressed Shorts are American Eagle, thrifted, Levi's, DIY, and Forever 21.