The Cheap trend first appeared on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2008 seen on Dallas blogger tianaB of jesuistianab.blogspot.com. She styled her white Hanes cheap t-shirt with a black andy jacket, white Bandolino big bag, and black Forever 21 geek glasses. Since then, Cheap clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from Dallas, Macau, and Fuzhou have discovered them. Cheap clothing is generally seen in casual, romantic, and trendy style. Popular brands of Cheap clothing are American Apparel, OUI, a&f, Carrefour haha, and Image.
There are currently 15 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Cheap clothing. Most recently, blogger upsidedown of ripped-knees.blogspot.com rocked her black asos cheap boots with a brown Lux flowers dress, black American Apparel opaque herringbone stockings, and brown balenciaga city bag.