Summer Purses first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2009 seen on Makati blogger joannaladrido of joannaladrido.com. She wore her black Chanel 2.55 jumbo purse with a yellow Topshop tanktop top, black Cintura studded carrie belt belt, and black People are People geometric print black and white full skirt skirt. Since then, Summer Purses have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Manila, and New York have discovered them. Summer Purses are generally seen in chic, casual, and comfortable style. Popular brands of Summer Purses are Chanel, coach, thrifted, H&M, and vintage.
There are currently 7140 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Summer Purses. Most recently, blogger HollyDolly of hollydollydarling.com rocked her silver Boden purse with a sky blue handmade shirt, sky blue handmade shorts, and sky blue Anthropologie flats.