High Waisted Shorts first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2008 seen on Berkeley blogger connie. She styled her beige Alexander Wang high waisted shorts with a white Thomas Pink button up shirt, blue Urban Outfitters silk scarf, and brown Pierre Hardy for Gap platform shoes. Since then, High Waisted Shorts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Manila, and Philippines have discovered them. High Waisted Shorts are generally seen in casual, chic, and comfortable style. Popular brands of High Waisted Shorts are American Apparel, vintage, thrifted, H&M, and Forever 21.