As a noun, the word refers to either “a type of guitar-based music developed from emocore but having a softer, pop, or mainstream sound” or “a fan of emo, especially a person who is overly sensitive and full of angst or adopts a certain style characterized by dyed black hair, tight T-shirts and jeans, etc.”
What does it mean to be emo Goth?
The goth style draws on horror imagery, and both sexes often favour a feminine style. Emos are sometimes seen as a younger offshoot of the Goth scene, Hodkinson suggests, though emo also has connections to hardcore punk.
Can you be emo and Goth?
As many people know (and dont know), Emo and Goth are two distinct subcultures that both branched off from the Punk music genre. Their styles often cross modern Emo and Trad Goth, with occasional studded bracelets and belts and leather accessories or jackets also thrown in the mix.
How do you know if your Goth or emo?
Emos often dress similarly to Goths, but the Emos fashion for spiky, colored hair and studded clothing seems to show punk influences. Emos are all about the person who is overly sensitive and full of angst and Goths are different.