Thrift Store Dresses first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2009 seen on Yogyakarta blogger MarlaSinger of theversicle.com. She wore her Thrift Store colorful vintage abstract dress with a black Thrift Store long wool coat, Forever21 burgundy tights, and red department store bootsw on the neck scarf. Since then, Thrift Store Dresses have grown in popularity as bloggers from Manila, Toronto, and CA have discovered them. Thrift Store Dresses are generally seen in chic, vintage, and bohemian style. In May 2012, Chictopia wrote an editorial about Long Avoided: How to Rock a Lengthy Thrift Store Dress. Popular types of Thrift Store Dresses are lycra, lace, sheer, gingham, and floral. Blogger's favorite colors are black, white, red, and blue.
There are currently 180 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Thrift Store Dresses. Most recently, blogger MarlaSinger of theversicle.com wore her red Thrift Store abstract dress with a black Wilson's leather biker jacket, black sox gallery over the knee socks, and black Chrysalis strap slingback heels shoes.