Thrifted Capes first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2010 seen on Los Angeles blogger disarmingdarling of disarmingdarling.blogspot.com. She wore her thrifted open knit cape with a vintage shorts, JC litas shoes, and American Apparel tank top. Since then, Thrifted Capes have grown in popularity as bloggers from Canada, Garner, and Philippines have discovered them. Thrifted Capes are generally seen in chic, bohemian, and eclectic style. Popular types of Thrifted Capes are knit, crochet, fringe, plaid, and poncho. Blogger's favorite colors are red, black, navy, and white.
There are currently 65 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Thrifted Capes. Most recently, blogger itsnotthatdeep of itsnotthatdeep.com styled her carrot orange thrifted cape in a streetstyle look.