The Shoulder Pads trend first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2009 seen on Washington blogger districtofchic of districtofchic.com. She styled her white ann taylor shoulder pads blazer with a purple vintage sparkle dress, black Boyy zipper purse, and black Forever21 strappy sandals shoes. Since then, Shoulder Pad clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Washington, and Edinburgh have discovered them. Shoulder Pad clothing is generally seen in trendy, vintage, and chic style. Popular brands of Shoulder Pad clothing are Forever 21, DIY, H&M, vintage, and thrifted.