Romantic Shoes first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2008 seen on Fort Lewis blogger ClothesHorse of theclothes.blogspot.com. She wore her red China Town flat, fabric, mary jane, straps shoes with a blue Banana Republic Outlet simple, basic, short sleeve shirt and yellow American Apparel mustard, pocket, jersey, comfy, mini skirt. Since then, Romantic Shoes have grown in popularity as bloggers from Manila, Los Angeles, and New York have discovered them. Popular brands of Romantic Shoes are Nine West, Steve Madden, H&M, Aldo, and Zara.
There are currently 7007 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Romantic Shoes. Most recently, blogger BriarRose of thebriarroseblog.com wore her Dr Martens shoes with a Primark floral dress and crown and glory headband hair accessory.