Elastic Belts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2008 seen on Boston blogger lisalovesyou. She wore her purple Express elastic belt with a vintage flower dress and white Steven by Steve Madden patent slingback. Since then, Elastic Belts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Austin, Torino, and Riga have discovered them. Elastic Belts are generally seen in casual, vintage, and chic style. Popular brands of Elastic Belts are Zara, thrifted, Forever 21, H&M, and vintage.
There are currently 90 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Elastic Belts. Most recently, blogger JAELA of jayla31.blogspot.com rocked her gold elastic belt with a tan Quipid lace up boots and beige Forever21 asymmetrical dress.