Thick Belts first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2009 seen on Manila/Cebu blogger Kryz of kryzuy.com. She wore her brown What A Girl Wants thick belt with a brown What A Girl Wants straw hat, beige What A Girl Wants with paisley design top, and green thrifted fatigue, high waisted shorts. Since then, Thick Belts have grown in popularity as bloggers from Fresno, Philippines, and Tagaytay have discovered them. Thick Belts are generally seen in casual, bohemian, and trendy style. Popular brands of Thick Belts are Forever 21, Celine, Target, Yoshi! NOW, and H&M.
There are currently 18 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Thick Belts.