The Sparkly trend first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2009 seen on Washington blogger districtofchic of districtofchic.com. She styled her black Bebe sparkly tights with a black vintage vintage necklace, white Odille lace blouse, and black Forever 21 culottes shorts. Since then, Sparkly clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from Washington, Baltimore, and Richmond have discovered them. Sparkly clothing is generally seen in chic, casual, and eclectic style. Popular brands of Sparkly clothing are thrifted, American Eagle, Zara, H&M, and Forever 21.
There are currently 271 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Sparkly clothing. Most recently, blogger AnnikaVictoria of pineneedlecollective.com wore her silver thrifted sparkly socks with a heather gray thrifted blouse.