Leather Vests first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Loma Linda blogger fashionispoison. She wore her black Zara vest with a white American Apparel dress and black balenciaga shoes. Since then, Leather Vests have grown in popularity as bloggers from New York, Los Angeles, and London have discovered them. Popular brands of Leather Vests are Topshop, vintage, Forever 21, Zara, and H&M.
There are currently 303 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Leather Vests. Most recently, blogger pauline of avant-lard.blogspot.com rocked her black Gucci vest with a black Rick Owens boots.