Thrifted plaid clothing first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2008 seen on Houston blogger MichelleYue of missnonhuman.blogspot.com. She wore her white thrifted plaid jacket with a black American Apparel double u-neck dress, beige Forever 21 tights, and beige Clarks gold, sandals shoes. Since then, Thrifted plaid clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from Port Orchard, San Francisco, and Ha Noi have discovered them. Thrifted plaid clothing is generally seen in casual, classic, and vintage style.
There are currently 180 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Thrifted plaid clothing. Most recently, blogger barbroandersen of barbroandersen.com styled her navy thrifted plaid shirt with a black DinSko shoes, black tights tights, and heather gray Ellos knit jumper.