High-Waisted Skirts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2008 seen on Berkeley blogger annabel of blushingambition.blogspot.com. She wore her black handmade high-waisted skirt with a black American Apparel leotard top, black H&M trench coat, and black thrifted lace-up booties shoes. Since then, High-Waisted Skirts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Manila, Edinburgh, and Grand Rapids have discovered them. High-Waisted Skirts are generally seen in chic, casual, and trendy style. Popular brands of High-Waisted Skirts are Topshop, Zara, American Apparel, Forever 21, and H&M.