Friday, January 4, 2008

Emo Fashion Advice

emoboy


by cakecake

If you truly want to change yourself and become emo, your going to have to undergo many stages, although you'll need patience.

Step 1.

Grow out your hair long enough to the point where the side bangs go past your chin, because that frames your face and makes your face look more slender, you can have the rest of your hair that length.

Step 2.

There are two options when it comes to hair straightening....

Option 1:

Buy a decent hair straightener, not some cheap one that you'll throw away in 3 months... One that will last you good as a buddy, seeing how you have curly hair, if you do have a decent hair straightener I suggest you put it on a high temperature, not too high or within months you'll get noticeable amounts of frizzy ugly nappy split end like hair. Also don't grab a chunk load of hair and straighten it... It will also result in nappy hair... If you have have curly hair, do each and every layer of hair in small smallllll portions. Get hair clips and get your top layers and clip them to your head, and slowly straighten the bottom layers little by little then move to the middle and then the top... To get a more straight look to your hair, brush a bristle brush (skinny brush) through a portion of hair your going to straighten and follow the brush. Also USE CONDITIONER if you dont or atleast hair care repair like hot shower oils or anti frizz from the drugstore, because your hair will get frizzy whether you like it or not no matter what kind of hair straightner you use.

Option 2:

Get it chemically straightened... Wait until your hair grows past your chin, and find a decent trustworthy salon and ask about chemical hair straightening. It usually costs around 150$-200$ depends.... and takes around 2-3hours. When you go to the salon get short layers at the top of the crown of your head that are the size of your finger and make the choppy layers, get aloootttt of layers! and get a few layers on your side bangs not to much to make them look too thin, they have to be longgg!(your side bangs need to frame your face). For your bangs I suggest you get a side swept choppy look that will hide your eyebrows somewhat (like a skater bangs but with more layers more unique) or fully grow out your bangs to your chin and cut it to the point to where you can pin your bangs to the side.

Also if you don't think your hair color doesn't suit your scene style, get it died a natural color range like ( black, brown, blonde) if you want blonde color then to pull it off your going to need a small face/small chin/slender face. Brown and black are easier to pull off and match the colors of your eyebrows. DONT GET THOSE HIGHLIGHTS EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT like (blue, red, etc) to pull that off once again your going to have a slender face, with good features, if not then youll look like a poser. Try not to overexagerrate scene/emo with those vivid colors try to stay a natural scene color.

Step 3.

If you want to poof up your hair like all the other scenesters, your going to have to tease it.
Your going to need LAYERS ( alot of layers on your scene hair or youll just look like a big mass of hair even though some scenesters ignore my warning and still look like they have a big head)

HAIRSPRAY (A GOOD HOLD )
BRISTLE BRUSH (SKINNY THIN BRUSH)
OTHER VOLUMIZING PRODUCTS.

1. your hair has to be clean and straightened.
2. go to youtube and look up "how i tease my hair" that will give you a tutorial..


Step 4.

Okay your going to need eyelash extensions... this is going to complicated at first because it took me forever to master it.
There are two different kids of eyelash extensions your can get.

The full eyelash products the full ring of eyelashes for one eye) or individual eyelashes (tiny seperate ones). You are going to have to find a tutorial to how to stick on that cause for me its hard to explain... Don't worry if you do buy one on a drugstore will cost 3-5$ and will come with directions and glue and additional info.

Step 5.

CUT YOUR EYEBROWS! GET THEM PLUCKED! not to the point to where you completely look demonic... I don't think you'll look good with drawing them on with a eyeliner pencil. Just a natural slender look, not too skinny. So just look up some photos of some popular scene guys and look for one who has a natural eyebrow shape, something that will match your the shape of your upper eyelid and will complete all your facial features.

Step 6.

Eyeliner and Makeup.
Eyeliner... DONT OVEREXAGERRATE IT AND LOOK LIKE A RACCOON. or a hamburgler. At first since your probably a beginner at makeup try the sides of your eyelids if your eyes are a decent amount far apart and the ends of your eyelids just on the outer sides. Also get a volumizing mascara to bring out your eyes and eyeliner, try exaggerating the edges of your lashes so bring them out, get a dark shade for mascara. YOU NEEEEDDD MASCARA! if you want a paler facade i suggest you buy the most palest decent concealer you can find in a drugstore. If you want to hide acne, then I suggest you get a powder compact or a concealer that matches your skin tone or is a tad bit more brighter. For eye shadow look for tutorials on youtube...

Step 7.

Shave any evidence of chin hair, facial hair SHAVE ITTT... It makes your skin look more clear. Shave especially if you have really dark dark dark hair as mustache hair.

step 8.

body.
Now I know Im being a real blunt.
If your really want this ideal image.
Lose weight.
If your slender and have a high metabolism, thats great your set!
You notice that these scene guys are skinny.
Dont go bulimic. Don't get too deep into turning yourself into something your not. Also I dont want you to hurt your body severely which bulimia can lead too same with anorexia. Just exercise and take in your daily amount of food. Scene guys are usually frail looking as in they are not muscular they don't have abs, they look great in fit teeshirts if they are frail looking, they have no muscles but look like a slender girl, it doesn't show the muscle outlines because they have none and they like the ideal scene make sure you lose belly fat and on your sides, that is a turn off. Make sure your legs are slender, no matter how short/tall you may be if you have slender legs your good to go for skinny jeans.

Step 9.

Cloth shopping
BIGG THING, usually your supposed to find your own unique fashion but i guess you have no sense whatsoever...
Sorry for being blunt but its true.

Okay what your going to have to shop for are usually band tees or vintage abstract tees. Don't get the mainstream ones unless you have a nice physique then its acceptable if not you will be criticized.... get bomber jackets ( fur plaid hoodies and are sometimes snug at the waist) if you have slender legs this is hella easy to pull off.
Get studded/vintage belts.
For shoes i suggest you get pumas/ airforce/ the hightop vans/ reebook/ cowboy/vintage boots(if you have a feminine slender body and face) usually sporty vintage/retro scene shoes are acceptable if you wear converses or very common van shoes that you cant seem to pull off you will be accounted as a poser...

Shop at
Urbanoutfitters
American Apparal
Some ebay vintage myspace shops
Fredflare.com
You can buy them online if you don't have one of them near you.
Look at what some of the vintage scene kids wear and update your fashion knowledge from there....


I hope I have overall shaped your appearance of a scene/emo kid.... :)
73 comments

Anonymous harajukuzombiee said...

Very informative, however in step 7, I believe...
I would NEVEREVEREVER shave facial hair. That's just me. Facial hair, just like any other hair, will grow back - thicker, coarser, and darker.
I loved the youtube videos :D

January 8, 2008 at 1:14:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, Thanks for your help.

Im undergoing this stage in my life and this really gave me a good insight on what i need to do.

I am a heavier set guy, not fat, just bulky, i know this is a bad thing, as you have said, so i know i need to loose weight, just not how to loose muscle. (idk how too)

Also, does your hiar have to be down to your chin, mines just past my upper lip. I was also wondering what are we suppose to do with out hair until it reaches that length. I usually just do a come over or a bang swoosh if you will.

I would prefer to get mine chemically straighten because i dont trust myself to do my own bc i know it will frizz.

Other information could be a big help and you can contact me at "Halo14_1991@Hotmail.com"

January 9, 2008 at 6:00:00 PM PST

 
Blogger Andre said...

^My hair just reachs the bottom of my lower lip, I don't like it longer then that because I use it short in the back and sides. Plus am going to dye it blue today so it will mostly damage it a little so I may have to cut a bit in a few weeks.

I don't agree on the vans and converse be poser, vans and converse are a MUST.

January 15, 2008 at 7:33:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey thx it really helped!

January 15, 2008 at 4:34:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Ritsuka said...

That was vary good I enjoyed reading it. but there are some problems with my body that I have. my hair is thick and tends to curl on it's own. Will getting it chemically straighten keep it stright? (forever or a long time?) or is it like a monthly thing? My arms a vary slinder and feminem but my stomic is not it is a little puggy (not fat) how to I trem it down to small again? (with out turning it into muscle?) My legs are like that to from my ankle to my knee is skinny but from my knee to my waist it is a bit thicker and more fatty. >.< how do I get that gone with out turning it into muscle? any help would be loved. you can contact me at "hardxcore_apathy@hotmail.com"

January 17, 2008 at 11:22:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous myspace.com/robdoghihi said...

OK so since ive been basically an emo/scene kid for about a year here are some tips for those of u who choose to look. Getting it chemically straightened eiminates a lot of curl,but it must be done more than one for a completely straight thing. If u have curly thick hair it is a must. Just dont expect the first time to be magic and perfect. Also u want to get this done every 3 months are so that u dont get a poof under your hair. Then for the heavy set guy. All i can do is tell u to run a lot; dont lift as much, remember if u are after the girls many of them are into big tough guys. Also i cant stress this enough dont use annorexia it makes u seriously sick and u may end up in the hospital if u do this. Remember u are going to need a straghtner no matter what. Cuz that is the only way to keep from curling, cuz mine still curls and ive had chemically straightened twice.

January 21, 2008 at 10:10:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is the dumbest thing I have ever heard. Geez people. I would assume your whole point in being yourself.. is to be yourself, however you are just copying what *1* person sees as being cool. Good god, get a grip and develop your own style.


Punks Not Dead!

January 24, 2008 at 3:54:00 AM PST

 
OpenID Drugsrforpreps said...

See I have a hair cut.
If you know Hayley from paramore that's what it looks like.
I have no idea what to do with my hair.
I don't have a straightner, since my hair is naturally straight.
So I need some help.
And I'm really clueless.
Thanks in advance.
Lexie.

January 25, 2008 at 3:16:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

.. wow.. you really dont know anything. Look you dumby, chucks are acually a big fat yes. If you wear chucks then your not a poser. &your handing out the wrong information. [x !

January 25, 2008 at 6:49:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous xpointsofanxietyx said...

Wow. Thanks it really helped.
But I have a problem too.
Ehm.
I want to have the hair and I know I have to get a new cut and everything but I have glasses. Is there any possible way to have my bangs cut to make it look good with my glasses?

January 27, 2008 at 4:27:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ok i need hlp my hair only goes down 2 my cheekbones and wont seen 2 grow r there ne ways 2 get a good style goin with shorter hair

January 27, 2008 at 8:29:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Andrew said...

omg man you dont tell people "how to be emo" its expressing your self in a way that is dark and passionit but hot at the same time i mean can you see me telling people what listen to geez... :op but any ways i know you mean well but you are what you are i get the good haircut thing but telling people what to do those are poser i would call you one but your just trying to help!




Andrew <3

January 30, 2008 at 7:39:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

im emo but i hate wearing tight pants so i dont but my hair
is rockin

February 4, 2008 at 11:28:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Especially sad to see comments from someone who likes Harajuku style and a Ritsuka fan :/

February 8, 2008 at 8:10:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous katie said...

if your emo, have emo hair and were tight pants... call me at...
903-300-3302!!!
ask 4 katie

February 8, 2008 at 8:48:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous Seventies Hairstyle said...

I am a heavier set guy, not fat, just bulky, i know this is a bad thing, as you have said, so i know i need to loose weight, just not how to loose muscle.

February 9, 2008 at 8:43:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ok i'm sorry but "emo" is a state of mind you can't just dress the part it has to be you if your really happy don't try to be emo its insulting

February 14, 2008 at 5:17:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LIKE U ARE SOO COOL BUT DNT BE SO HAPPY MAN.AND IM ONLY 11

February 16, 2008 at 12:33:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my hair is frizzy curly so i have to straightin it alot, but when its like hot out it poofs, wat should i do bout that??

plz email me if anyone has help on that!!
horsesinthemist@hotmail.com

February 18, 2008 at 5:09:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hii

This was real good help thanks but.. I am a bit tubby,,not fat,, just tubby,, my arms are thinish but not my legs and stomach how can i loose weight without it turninging into muscle??

Can u Contact me on coollolly95@hotmail.co.uk

February 19, 2008 at 12:38:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cool i'm gunna take your advice but im not gunna lose weight cus im happy wid my shape, i wouldn't say its a good idea to go skinny if your looking for gurls - (they dont like dweebs) its better to have a toned body =]

February 20, 2008 at 1:09:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wearing Converse DOESN'T Make You A Poser. A True Emo MUST Wear Converse.

February 24, 2008 at 2:53:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Emo Scene isn't just about the style, I hope you all know. It's a genre of music and often described as a state of mind. You can't just tell people how to change their looks to become another stereotype. And you can't just wake up one day and say "Hey I'm going to be emo." It's not something you realy decide. It's not something you can truly portray just by dressing the part. -.-

February 24, 2008 at 7:30:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

uh hey i want to look like a "scene" kid but i cut my hair and trying to grow it out but its at mid eye and i like it sum how can i style it for now and i cant dye it right now its brown so is that a major prob and im also im def not fat but i have baby fat and for the heavy set dude just do crunches and run, and is it okay if i wear layer shirts with slightly baggyish jean just comment bout my comment if u can help ill check up daily PLZ AND THANK U

February 24, 2008 at 8:09:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ehk; well all i have to sayy is that if you need these steps; your probablyy a poser and you should be slapped. no trulyy "emo" kid would need these steps. thinkk about that before following them.

February 25, 2008 at 6:48:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

... u know tht it's poserish to do these kinda things... DO YOUR OWN THING... god u posers suk...

February 28, 2008 at 12:36:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous Tokyo said...

That was some good info. Im already emo. I mean converse is a must in emo/scene fashion. Cant you put your hair any style, at least have the side swept bangs.

February 28, 2008 at 8:48:00 AM PST

 
Blogger Disturbed scene kids said...

wow you are so damn fine i couldn't staring :)

February 28, 2008 at 12:22:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow i love the hair, the red looks great. What about emo decor and art for your room. What do you all have for that? What is the most popular emo design?
http://www.emo4myspace.com

March 1, 2008 at 1:08:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

omg you dont have to be skinny to be emo
emo is about being yourself
ive been emo for 2 years and im chubby.

You dont need to do half these things to be emo just be yourself

March 1, 2008 at 12:18:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this helped alot [:
my bangs are about to my lip
and i was about to cut themm
thinking my face would look slimmer :p

March 1, 2008 at 6:49:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey thanx 4 the help! but i dnt get the part about chemically straightened hair- my hair is really really straught- do i still have to get it done?

March 3, 2008 at 4:41:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Emo Wannabe said...

I am not emo. But would love to undergo this life-changing transformation. OMGOMG I'm so worried though, I don't know how I'll fit in. I don't know if the scene emo kids will think I'm poser. I'm so scared. I don't know what music I should listen to. I don't know how I should act and, thanks to your tutorial, I only now know how I should look. I'm so conformist at the moment. I want to be non-conformist and emo and scene. Somebody please help me.

No I lied. I don't. No thanks. I think the whole 'scene' 'emo' 'non-conformist' thing is bull. There is a mass panic about being branded CONFORMIST (OMG, PLZ NO!) but what people don't realise is that by being "non-conformist" they are conforming to the new ideal. "Non-conformist" is the new cool. Or uncool. x]

March 4, 2008 at 3:41:00 PM PST

 
OpenID godchild908 said...

okay...
i want emo hair(i've got everything else down)
im 5"9' i have medium brown hair with blonde highlites and my bangs go JUST past my eyes and my hair on the sides goes toabout my mouth...

any tips??
PLZ!?!??!!?!!!!!?!???

my screen name is godchild908

March 4, 2008 at 4:32:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey im growing my hair out again its mid eye but i can deal with that its es but i dont wear ultra tight jeans is that ok if so cool and i also wear sk8 shoes and is it ok if i wear alot of hoodies and fender guitar Tshirts

if ur responding to me plz say response to CAMERAKID15

March 7, 2008 at 9:00:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

For a while now I've been a scene kid (i go to all of the local shows, i hardcore dance,ect.) but I just don't have the hair to match it. My hair only goes down to my eyes so I'm wondering how long it would take for my hair to get long enough. Also, I've straightened it with cheap ass straighteners and my hair went from curly to straight but really frizzy. If you can help me out contact me at xHXCxKiDx@yahoo.com
I can also send pics if it would help

March 11, 2008 at 4:47:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Those are good suggestions if you WANT to a poser!! "Emo" is a state of mind and you cant call your self emo because of the cloths you wear or the way your hair is cut, It is "EMOtional" get it emo...duh!
But I understand that your only trying to help, but if you were a true "emo" then you should know that it is'nt because of your style, and you are the one who should be mad at all the people who WANT to be "emo" beacuse it's "hot" or whatever people want to call it.

p.s.
Chose your own style,
sometimes it is that you have that defines you...

March 13, 2008 at 1:56:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

if you need this guide your
just asking to be labled
as a poser
sorry son.....

March 17, 2008 at 6:52:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This was a good read. Instructions on how to be a non-conformist. But its still hard for me to believe that straight guys are reading up on how to look gay. Heres some good advice my mom always told me. Never follow a trend that 10 years from now your really going to be embarrassed by. You don't want to have to burn all your old photos.

March 18, 2008 at 11:41:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How to be emo/scene?
Come on now, what the hell.
This whole blog defines "Poser"
You aren't supposed to dress the part to fit in. Just be who you are and not try to fit into any type of catagory. Whoever posted this is a poser and needs a reality check, seriously.

March 23, 2008 at 2:46:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hope you guys realize that emo is just a genre of music. And there is no such style as emo. The style that follows emo music is SCENE.

March 27, 2008 at 12:02:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is ridiculous!!
Most people don't 'choose' to be emo they just kinda are.
Having a step by step guide is stupid!!
Just be yourself!
And I think it's a bit idiotic of you to be telling people they need to be skinny! Grow up!!

March 31, 2008 at 11:53:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey dude,
oh yer, converses, vans nd tight pants r musts in emo style, nd i kind of chuby but that doesn't meen im not emo coz being emo is also the personality nd a state f mind. Just to say paramore, the red jumpsuit apparatus r two cool emo groups... <3

April 2, 2008 at 12:16:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks for the info, but how could i change my body for that? I'm not fat, but definitely not skinny. I do road racing (biking for those who don't know) so my legs are muscular, but my midsection is a little pudgy. what to do?

April 2, 2008 at 1:22:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous booyeahbby said...

so i read this and its pretty cool. im not about to do all these steps. i got into emo kids because i love their hair. i have straight thin light brown hair that goes a little below my shoulders and side bangs that go to right below my lip. i want to know how to get a hair cut like theirs without having to wait forever for my hair to grow out but not having to cut it much shorter. and i cant dye my hair. also, im looking to lose weight. i eat and drink healthy but im still like 20lbs over weight. i dont know how to lose it. not much works for me. one more thing, im pale so dark makeup doesn't always look good on me. but i cant seem to get the whole eye thing down and i use proactive but cant make my face look so clean and stuff like theirs.
help.
email me at tori@nandgate.com

April 4, 2008 at 8:35:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yeah i need some help.
i have the clothes/everything besides my hair.
my hair is dyed a bunch of colors but when i talked to my mom about syeing it black with a few pink streaks they said no/
i said oaky i can deal with the whole fact that my hair is brunette/blonde/pink/black.
now all i need is the hair cut and i don not trust myself to cut it and the hair dresser has no clue whatsoever on how i want the BUNCHES of layers. if you could give me some advice i'd really appreciate it/
=]

April 4, 2008 at 11:50:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

to mee;
huge difference between emo and scene;
scene has become more of a fashion label.
emo is the state of mind/music genre.
thee end. beg to differ plz?
- - -` Lia. <3

April 4, 2008 at 8:35:00 PM PDT

 
Blogger CJ said...

You can find vintage / emo / scene clothes at http://www.ubervintagestore.com. UBER VINTAGE CLOTHING STORE!!!!

April 7, 2008 at 10:01:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Okay, I'm sure the whole idea of the tutorial was to show people that want to look what is described as "emo" or "scene" how to, in case they don't know how.
The title is "Emo Fashion Advice," not "How To Be An Emo."
So don't get upset because you think it's just for posers who think they're "emo," or whatever.
It's just another dumb thing that you can find on the Internet.

April 16, 2008 at 5:46:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have braces and I get black bands for them is that good or bad?? I know its supposed to be my own look and I like them but the braces dont seem like an EMO thing

April 22, 2008 at 5:38:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

lol, I remember the time when I was an emo wannabe cause I dressed like a total prep but had an emo boyfriend. So I was like, "How can I become emo??" But then time went by and altho I still dressed prep (I've been prep all my life.) my state of mind became what people call "emo". Now, I read thru this and was thinking, if you've got the state of mind right, you won't need this guide. Like me. And I don't agree w/ the converse being a poser thing. Gawd, I think you can still be emo & wear ballet flats. I can pull it off. Interesting article tho, gj!

April 22, 2008 at 4:11:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

can u start being emo if ur fat?

April 26, 2008 at 5:15:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

BE YOURSELF.
NOT WHAT OTHER PEOPLE SAY YOU SHOULD BE.
YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE SKINNY TO DRESS HOW YOU WANT FFS.
PEOPLE LIKE YOU FOR WHO AND HOW YOU ARE.

May 4, 2008 at 7:51:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Frank said...

woah.
why the - do people even believe and try these things?
i mean yeah tbh some things help, like with the makeup, the way to dress and what ever. But with the bollocks of "you will be called a poser if you can't pull these shoes off"
how the - is somebody a poser because other people don't think they can pull the shoes off?

anybody can pull a pair of shoes off.
if you want scene hair get it.
if you want to dress scene do it, don't do it just because other people say so.
you should dress how you want.
my whole familys basically chavs.
and i'm the only one with facial piercings, tattoos and tunnels and i don't dress like this because i feel i HAVE to be different.
it's not because i want to be different either, it's because i like the clothes i like, i like the music i like, and i dress how i like.
don't copy people.
that's what makes you a poser.
reading this - and copying it.
when you think about it so many people have probly read this, just not left a comment, and you all look the same.

JEESUS! BE ORIGNAL AND STOP COPYING THIS -.


:)

Frank; x

May 4, 2008 at 7:55:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous carson said...

wow yeah ive read tons of stuff im excited to wierd angle pictures and such! but i got to lose more wieght im acarge but my legs are big X.X so i need to lose some hard though :[

May 5, 2008 at 3:01:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ok
I have hair that wants to either friz if not wet or do some wierd cowlick thing toward the middle. What kind of hair products should i use to correct these problems

email mee at the.realone@yahoo.com

May 17, 2008 at 6:25:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

no offence but im really sick off people saying they know what you heve to look like to be emo.
to be emo is to express yourself the way you feel so dress how YOU would dress and stop copying other people cause that is when you look like a poser!

May 28, 2008 at 3:49:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my best friend aiyana is ttly emo and shes helping me. i just have some questions

1. Do i have to have my hair down to my chin?
Im a girl but keep my hair VERY short
2. Do we paint our nails black?
3. Any emo clothing stores you recommend?

Email me back at aly171@gmail.com

or visit my site:
aly171.piczo.com
and leave comments

June 6, 2008 at 6:18:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Ray said...

You kind confuzzled me with the hair part. I want emo/scene hair but my school won't allow highlights unless they're natural looking. So I'm not sure to dye it black or something. I am gettting choppy layers and learning how to tease it and straighten it without making it "nappy". lol and yes I am a GIRL

June 30, 2008 at 9:40:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this is a load of bull. ive bin emo practically most of my life. people reconise me as one buy my personality not for what i look like or how skinny i am (even though i am slim) if u really wanna be emo just be urself or ask one dont take advice from clueless people who dont know what their thinking. if you want hair to look like its bin chewed by rats then go right ahead. i think people who wat to be a poser should be ashamed.

July 2, 2008 at 7:17:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yes emo is a music genre but it is shown as a style too... to be emo you need to have the emo mind set. scene is the style without the depression. it is easier to pull off scene then emo. converse arent only for posers neither are vans. just wear watever the hell you want and tell ppl to piss off if they have any problems with you..... my fav. quote is get over it.
big thing. DONT CALL YOURSELF SCENE/EMO ppl will automatically call you a poser.

July 8, 2008 at 10:00:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this should totally help. thanx! but i have a few questions,
1. my hair... well it covers my eyes. i mean does it seriously have 2 b past my chin?!
2. im a very bad shopper and my town doesnt have any emo stores. so if u find any could you tellme?
email is "pita52732@yahoo.com"

July 29, 2008 at 9:06:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi.
uhm im a cheerlreader&&im the captain of the squad but i wana go scene bc all my bffs r emo or scene.
i already hav the hair.
&&i hav some skinny neon skinny jeans.
&&some band shirts.
do you think i can pull it off while being a cheerleader?
=[

email mehh baqq.... lamborghinilvr77@aim.com

August 10, 2008 at 8:54:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous danidinolove said...

ok I found my 10 year old sis looking at this and I was like is this ?! And she was like dani I'm like in love with your style and yeahh. And I was like ok man you have to be your own self not who you want to be.

August 14, 2008 at 6:19:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I find tht this is just a guide line... and although skinny jenas are a must, the shoes can be whatever you want... i wear globe logic acoustics, they're FIT and i've checkerboarded the laces so they're unique, and as for people calling you a poser, unless you naturally progressed into being labelled as scene then you are essentially a poser, you're looking at 'how to be scene' for god sake, YOU ARE A POSER o_O but don't accept that, be yourself and wear what looks good =]

August 28, 2008 at 5:58:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

2-4-6-8
JAMES MAY

August 28, 2008 at 6:10:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ITS SO INTERESTING I WANT TO BECOME Emo its my dream i just want toknow how they think i have only the style!!!!!!!!

October 19, 2008 at 8:03:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

lol

Emos

the spawn of Goths so cute and pretty :D step by step guide :S just follow ur inner darkness

June 16, 2009 at 1:30:00 AM PDT

 
Blogger elizabeth said...

hi
i would like to know three things

1.) do i have to have long hair b/c i like my hair short and it easy to do and i spike mine up all the time

2.)what make up should i use b/c ppl say u should get the liquid eyeliner that gose on easy

3.)im dyeing my hair black but im try to get my mom to high light my hair blue (it come in) b/c my hair has blond highliht in it know but my hair is turning brown do u think i should do that and do u now a good online store to buy shoes

July 26, 2009 at 6:35:00 AM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wow half this shit is crap!!!!D:
i have green pink and purple in my hair.and people love it.so yah you need to just got off facts and get real information from people who actully dress and have this style

July 26, 2009 at 6:12:00 PM PDT

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

well just remember ppls....it can't be a super thin comb or else it will break -,-

January 12, 2010 at 5:50:00 AM PST

 
Anonymous Infected Wounds said...

If u have read this far then i'll tell everyone who's complaining about the post thats it's only tips NOT rules. (i hate to say this but) the "label" "emo" is mostly a state of mind and a music genre so take the ideas from the post and create something new


Peace Out Mon!

February 20, 2010 at 12:28:00 PM PST

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Damn i just like the hair and how they dress... Am i a poser if i start being one of them because i like it

December 15, 2011 at 2:23:00 AM PST

 

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