Thrifted messenger clothing first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2010 seen on Los Angeles blogger neonblush of neonblush.com. She wore her thrifted messenger with a vintage oversized sweater, Old Navy coat, and Forever 21 high-waisted shorts. Since then, Thrifted messenger clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles and Ottawa have discovered them. Thrifted messenger clothing is generally seen in holiday sweater, vintage, and casual style.
There are currently 6 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Thrifted messenger clothing. Most recently, blogger neonblush styled her charcoal gray thrifted messenger bag with a light blue vintage button-up thrifted shirt, gray American Apparel sheer tights, and silver Forever 21 wrapped skirt.