1. Ever ask yourself, AM I EMO? angelfire.com 2. Let's find out. Ever wear chokers? Vagrant Records / Via youtu.be Because being slowly suffocated to death over the course of the day isn't just for girls anymore. 3. Chokers paired with super small sweatshirts and man bangs? facebook.com 4. What about an argyle sweater?. And argyle sweater vests? facebook.com Maybe also a belt with some stars? Advertisement 5. You probably had some Pumas, like the ones Blake from Jawbreaker's wearing. Blackball Records 6. And chunky shoes with exposed socks. Vagrant Why? 7. Also track jackets. Vagrant 8. Girls wore cat's eye glasses. Vagrant / Via youtu.be The ultimate "sexy nerd" accessory. Why did these ever go away? Advertisement 9. Guys usually went for some version of this look. lookatthisfuckinghipster.tumblr.com 10. Your closet was filled with vintage tees from thrift stores. Texas Is The Reason @ The Blue Chair, Tampa, FL, 3/17/1996 Bonus points if they're from random family reunions or summer softball leagues. 11. And so many cardigans. Geffen / Via youtu.be They're like wearing a hug. 12. You had a Freddy Krueger sweater or two. youtu.be While he wasn't trying to kill you in your nightmares, Freddy was hanging out at Get Up Kids shows. Advertisement 13. You wore soccer jerseys, whether you played or not. Crank Records What sport is more emo than soccer? 14. Ringer tees, like this dude in the Maritime. Dangerbird Records It says I'M A VIRGIN.And ok, this band didn't form til 2003, but this picture is perfect. 15. Three things of note here: Slightly shrunken band tee, studded belt, and all of it recorded on a polaroid bc no digital cameras or mobile phones yet. Facebook: oldmanryan 16. Dat white belt, tho. facebook.com Advertisement 17. You dressed up so you could look like one of the dudes in Refused. Epitaph 18. And the later on, like one of the cool kids in International Noise Conspiracy. Epitaph Records GET IT? 19. You had one of these tees, or coveted one of these tees. Courtesy Tom Mullen / Washed Up Emo 20. You carried all your shit in a big ass messenger bag. chromeindustries.com Advertisement 21. Which you probably covered in tons of pins. Courtesy Tom Mullen / Washed Up Emo 22. But also, let's talk about the hair. You probably had a haircut like this. Facebook: megan.morgenweck 23. Or perhaps, something like this. facebook.com Cos you cut it yourself. 24. Or this. cidyjufun.blogspot.com Advertisement 25. Baby bangs? Yep, baby bangs. Schemmer, Cynthia A / Via facebook.com 26. And headbands? Yep, definitely. famousemohairstyle.blogspot.com 27. And oh yeah, what about these two? You haddddd to dye your hair black if you were a natural blonde. Bryan Poerner / Facebook: bryan.poerner 28. If you were a dude, you might have bleached your hair with shitty at-home box bleach. Crank! Like the dude in Christie Front Drive. 29. But hey, no matter what you wore, you were always there for the music. Tom Mullen / Facebook: washedupemo Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!