Summer Shirts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Berkeley blogger connie. She wore her white The Row burnout shirt with a black American Apparel pencil skirt, black Alexander Wang leather bag, and Target chain necklace. Since then, Summer Shirts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Los Angeles, New York, and Manila have discovered them. Summer Shirts are generally seen in casual, chic, and comfortable style. In June 2013, Chictopia wrote an editorial about Crop Tops: The Hottest Shirt for Summer. Popular brands of Summer Shirts are thrifted, vintage, Forever 21, Zara, and H&M.
There are currently 30100 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Summer Shirts. Most recently, blogger reyalfashion of reyalfashion.com rocked his green Forever21 shirt with a black H&M bag, blue Uniqlo shorts, and dark brown Daniel Wellington watch.