High waist skirts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2009 seen on San Francicso & Los Angeles blogger songofstyle of songofstyle.com. She wore her beige vintage high waist skirt with a brown unknown cardigan jacket, white mom's ruffle blouse, and brown sandals shoes. Since then, High waist skirts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, Kuala Lumpur, and Jakarta have discovered them. High waist skirts are generally seen in chic, casual, and business casual style. Popular brands of High waist skirts are Gap, elle, Zara, Forever 21, and H&M.