Denim Shorts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Spring 2008 seen on Loma Linda blogger fashionispoison. She wore her blue Roxy shorts with a white Libertine for Target top, blue balenciaga bag, and yellow Target belt. Since then, Denim Shorts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Manila, Los Angeles, and New York have discovered them. In March 2014, Chictopia wrote an editorial about #DIY Denim Shorts: Patched & Printed. Popular brands of Denim Shorts are DIY, Forever 21, Zara, H&M, and Levi's.
There are currently 1694 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Denim Shorts. Most recently, blogger kbagley4 of ohpageboys.blogspot.com wore her light blue thrifted vintage shorts with a crimson Ebay boots, sky blue thrifted vintage hat, and green thrifted vintage top.