The Studded trend first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2008 seen on Sydney blogger thenoircollective. She styled her morrissey studded belt with a black sass&bide silk and linen shirt, Lee denim shorts, and gray Witchery heathered tights. Since then, Studded clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from Manila, Los Angeles, and New York have discovered them. Studded clothing is generally seen in casual, chic, and rocker style. In June 2011, Chictopia wrote an editorial about DIY: The Studded Converse. Popular brands of Studded clothing are vintage, Topshop, H&M, Forever 21, and Zara.