The Tri-Blend trend first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2008 seen on Portland blogger camiller. She styled her American Apparel tri-blend top with a American Apparel pencil skirt, Doc Marten boots, and cynthia rowley bag. Since then, Tri-Blend clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from Houston, Oakland, and Portland have discovered them. Tri-Blend clothing is generally seen in casual, basic, and comfortable style. A popular brand of Tri-Blend clothing are American Apparel.
There are currently 26 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Tri-Blend clothing. Most recently, blogger plastikneon of plastikneon.blogspot.com wore her gray American Apparel tri-blend top with a black Forever21 skirt, gray vintage belt, and Brighton necklace.