High Waist Pants first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Monterrey blogger ninjaintherun. She wore her white MISS MARS high waist pants with a black vintage round hat and Zara animal print swimwear. Since then, High Waist Pants have grown in popularity as bloggers from Jakarta, Fresno, and Edinburgh have discovered them. High Waist Pants are generally seen in chic, business casual, and vintage style. Popular brands of High Waist Pants are thrifted, Mango, American Apparel, vintage, and H&M.