Leather Vests first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Loma Linda blogger fashionispoison. She wore her black Zara vest with a white American Apparel dress and black balenciaga shoes. Since then, Leather Vests have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, London, and New York have discovered them. Popular brands of Leather Vests are Topshop, vintage, Forever 21, Zara, and H&M.
There are currently 296 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Leather Vests. Most recently, blogger districtofchic of districtofchic.com wore her white Zara crochet vest with a white Nicholas Kirkwood striped shoes, black Sophie Hulme mini bag, and black Urban Outfitters faux leather skirt.