Plaid Socks first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2011 seen on Seoul blogger KarenLee of tomimito.com. She styled her black H&M plaid socks with a mustard Topshop satchel bag, black Ray Ban aviator sunglasses, and black ASH leather wedges. Since then, Plaid Socks have grown in popularity as bloggers from Santa Cruz, Seoul, and Forestville have discovered them. Plaid Socks are generally seen in vintage, casual, and classic style. Popular brands of Plaid Socks are Target, H&M, and david jones.
There are currently 6 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Plaid Socks. Most recently, blogger missastronaut of rainbowdinosaur.tumblr.com styled her periwinkle plaid socks with a dark brown Topshop brogues shoes, navy SUPRÉ high-waisted shorts, and white Sportsgirl blouse.