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are black converse too emo for a thirtysomething yr old???

(32 Posts)
indiasmum Sun 23-Sep-07 16:14:40

i wanted to get navy ones but they only had black and as i had it in my mind that i simply had to have them, i bought the black. but now worrying i will look like an emo! and due to fact i dont now what really defines emo or what it means i must be far too old to go down that route! i like em do you think its ok?

MamaG Sun 23-Sep-07 16:15:00

Nah you'll be fine.

NKF Sun 23-Sep-07 16:15:42

What's an "emo"?

I think black converse sound lovely. Blue good too. Totally mystified at the dilemma frankly. Always keen to learn. Explain.

aDad Sun 23-Sep-07 16:22:17

plain black and plain white are very now I think.

only emo if you have a ludicrous haircut to match!

NKF Sun 23-Sep-07 16:23:16

What's emo? Please.

massivebigpantsface Sun 23-Sep-07 16:23:34

no, get black. Emo is a whole look and one pair of shoes won't make you a moody teenager!

BBBee Sun 23-Sep-07 16:25:52

no will be fine.

aDad Sun 23-Sep-07 16:27:09


someone who is into 'emotional rock' music

NKF Sun 23-Sep-07 16:28:51

Thank you.

Boco Sun 23-Sep-07 16:29:02

Emo is so last season, it's all about Rod Hull and 'Emu' now. Honestly. Try it.

MamaG Sun 23-Sep-07 16:29:48

Boco you are the funniest MNer ever

aDad Sun 23-Sep-07 16:30:47

lol boco

flowerybeanbag Sun 23-Sep-07 16:32:19

<light dawns>

I clicked on this thread hoping to find out what an emo is!
[completely out of touch emoticon]grin

dalmatianbabe Sun 23-Sep-07 19:38:43

I think black converse are fine. The inch thick eyeliner and stud through your lip might be a touch OTT though.

LittleMinx Sun 23-Sep-07 19:41:50

I am 36 and love mine grin... they look great with jeans and a casual top

quadrophenia Sun 23-Sep-07 19:45:55

they will look ace on you, I love mine, wear them all the time

motherinferior Sun 23-Sep-07 19:50:15

I am 44 and wear them.

Tinker Sun 23-Sep-07 19:52:17

Emos wear Vans, dontcha know. wink

Bluestocking Sun 23-Sep-07 19:57:28

Not too emo, just too UGLY and SMELLY. (The shoes, not you, Indiasmum, obviously you are fragrant and gorgeous, but you will be significantly less so if you wear those horrid, horrid shoes).

DaniellaC Sun 23-Sep-07 20:04:26

Converse Aren't Emo =]
Converse Are 'Scene/Rocker'
Vans Are 'Skater'
DC's/ Etnies Are 'Emo'

Tinker Sun 23-Sep-07 20:05:04

Excellent DanielleC grin

Tinker Sun 23-Sep-07 20:05:19

Daniella - sorry

Tinker Sun 23-Sep-07 20:06:06

<<Psst! What are DC's/ Etnies?>>

DaniellaC Sun 23-Sep-07 20:10:04

Dc's And Etnies look pretty much the same as Vans (Big clumpy kinda trainers) it's only really teenagers who can tell the difference =]

kidsrus Sun 23-Sep-07 20:16:36

hope is

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