Thrifted Purses first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2009 seen on New York blogger idee_geniale of ideegeniale.blogspot.com. She wore her green thrifted purse with a white H&M blouse, blue vintage belt, and gray kensie cardiggan. Since then, Thrifted Purses have grown in popularity as bloggers from Orlando, Los Angeles, and Seattle have discovered them. Thrifted Purses are generally seen in casual, chic, and vintage style. Popular types of Thrifted Purses are snakeskin, satchel, velvet, vintage, and clutch. Blogger's favorite colors are black, brown, red, and white.
There are currently 650 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Thrifted Purses. Most recently, blogger HollyDolly of hollydollyblog.com wore her gold thrifted purse with a black Loft romper and gold unknown necklace.