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, chic, and casual style. Popular brands of Shoulder Pad clothing are sans souci, DIY, H&M, vintage, and thrifted.
There are currently 40 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Shoulder Pad clothing. Most recently, blogger districtofchic of districtofchic.com styled her vintage shoulder pads blazer with a Current Elliott skinny jeans, thrifted cowl neck sweater, and romwe tote bag.