Studs sandals first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2011 seen on Guangzhou blogger Yan of aeccrnticgirl.blog.163.com. She styled her black puzzle studs sandals with a black rubi bag, dark gray denim shorts, and forest green star t-shirt. Since then, Studs sandals have grown in popularity as bloggers from Miami, Guangzhou, and Antwerp have discovered them. Studs sandals are generally seen in chic, casual, and urban style. Popular brands of Studs sandals are Local store, c&a, Kelsi Dagger, puzzle, and Zara.