Leather Belts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Chattanooga blogger Snowshoe. She wore her black vintage skinny patent leather belt with a black Urban Outfitters knit beret hat, black vintage super fringy scarf, and black Velvet body con, mini dress. Since then, Leather Belts have grown in popularity as bloggers from UK, Los Angeles, and Jakarta have discovered them. Popular brands of Leather Belts are Mango, thrifted, vintage, H&M, and Zara.
There are currently 260 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Leather Belts. Most recently, blogger reyalfashion of reyalfashion.com styled his Mango leopard print belt with a black Ralph Lauren boots, Micha Design spike ring, and black Zara leather pants.