Old Belts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2009 seen on Paris blogger Adeline_R of adelinerapon.blogspot.com. She wore her black H&M old belt with a red Cacharel oversized thrifted jacket, gray united colors of benetton cardigan, and black Tomb Raider 8 y-o shirt. Since then, Old Belts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Dallas, Tampere, and Paris have discovered them. Old Belts are generally seen in chic, comfortable, and romantic style. In May 2013, Chictopia wrote an editorial about DIY Belt Buckle Cuff. Popular brands of Old Belts are Clairie's, Guess?, ???, H&M, and vintage.
There are currently 15 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Old Belts. Most recently, blogger thefashionfraction of thefashionfraction.com wore her brown old belt with a black Celina trapeze bag, black Tally crystal heels, and black Zara lace blouse.