The Pleated trend first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2008 seen on Lancaster blogger ClothesHorse of theclothes.blogspot.com. She styled her red Forever 21 pleated skirt with a gray Forever 21 knit vest, beige Urban Outfitters woven, flats shoes, and beige leather, secondhand bag. Since then, Pleated clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York have discovered them. Pleated clothing is generally seen in chic, casual, and romantic style. Popular brands of Pleated clothing are Forever 21, Zara, H&M, thrifted, and vintage.