Cut Off Shorts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2008 seen on Portland blogger camiller. She wore her American Eagle cut off shorts with a Eddie Bauer flannel shirt. Since then, Cut Off Shorts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Vancouver, and Denver have discovered them. Cut Off Shorts are generally seen in casual, comfortable, and rocker style. Popular brands of Cut Off Shorts are Guess, vintage, thrifted, Levi's, and Levis.