Cotton Dresses first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Berkeley blogger connie. She wore her gray James Perse cotton dress with a red thrifted buffalo plaid, men's shirt, brown Sox Appeal wool tights, and black H&M strappy shoes. Since then, Cotton Dresses have grown in popularity as bloggers from Toronto, Vancouver Canada, and Los Angeles have discovered them. Cotton Dresses are generally seen in casual, chic, and bohemian style. Popular brands of Cotton Dresses are Mata Traders, Zara, vintage, Forever 21, and H&M.