The Strap trend first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Los Angeles blogger TheStylishWanderer. She styled her brown from coach hand bag made into suspenders strap belt with a blue Levis Vintage Collection vintage jeans and blue Urban Outfitters sailor esque shirt. Since then, Strap clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from Zoo York, Los Angeles, and New York have discovered them. Strap clothing is generally seen in chic, casual, and urban style. In May 2012, Chictopia wrote an editorial about DIY DESIGNER CAMERA STRAP. Popular brands of Strap clothing are J. Crew, Charles & Keith, Odette et Odile, Asprey, and Zara.
There are currently 70 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Strap clothing. Most recently, blogger inspirafashion of inspirafashionblog.com rocked her crimson Kenneth Cole strap heels with a crimson Topshop wool coat, black French Connection high-waisted zipped lily jeans, and brown Goorin Bros. hat.