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 Los Angeles, Manila, 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 1731 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Denim Shorts. Most recently, blogger gvozd of gvozdishe.com styled her Sheinside shorts with a Sheinside shirt.