In the mid 90’s, bands such as Rites of Spring, Weezer and Sunny Day Realestate start moving away from the dirty grungy pessimism of the music of those times towards more punky, happy kinda preppy and totally emotional mixed in with some gothic accessories, through time this became the very well know subculture known as EMO.
Today being an emo embodies an entire lifestyle, a sense of style which is unique, a love of raw emotional music, a pessimistic outlook on life with a feeling social discontent and being totally misunderstood while also looking totally cute.
When we think of emo hairstyles we think of:
- Straight hair died black with a chunky side bang covering one eye.
- Hairstyle with sharp edges, angles and shapes
- A unisex hairstyle that can be worn by both emo boys and emo girls alike – very androgynous, although girls sometimes wear the style a bit longer.
- The side bang can include a streak or block of hair that is in another color such as blonde, pink, purple whatever you like really.