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Fashion and Style From the hippest new fashions to vintage dress, share your style, clothing, makeup, and hair related advice or concerns here.

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my style - too goth-rockchick-tomboy? - February 27th 2017, 08:44 AM

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So I have been slowly getting my true style, its taken a while because my age etc. But last year i started wearing makeup and spunky earrings, high heels and a denim jacket with half of my head shaved. I loved my style, but i was judge even by mu closest friends. Recently i got some sweet dude-shoes, they were in the guys section, but they screamed me, so i got them. And i got a leather jacket too. Im just wondering is it too gangish to wear, i dont like being judged, and im starting to doubt my style. I still like it, but maybe i should grow out my hair...? Idk...

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Re: my style - too goth-rockchick-tomboy? - February 27th 2017, 09:48 AM

If you like your style then there is no need to change it, especially if others are judging you. I'm wondering if those who are judging you maybe a little jealous that you have the confidence to change your style (even by shaving half of your hair) and be happy with who you are?

At the same time, how you dress or what you look like shouldn't matter to your friends or other people. You may have changed your style or preference in clothes/hairstyles, but you are still the same person and you do have the right to experiment and find things that work for you.


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Re: my style - too goth-rockchick-tomboy? - February 27th 2017, 12:38 PM

If you like your clothes, there's no reason not to wear them. To hell what norms and other people tell you.


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Re: my style - too goth-rockchick-tomboy? - February 27th 2017, 12:45 PM

Whether a person personally likes your style or not shouldn't matter and shouldn't be a source of making judgments on you. It is like bring mad at someone for ordering a pickles with your burger and the person behind you getting angry at you for that. Like they can order a burger too! And if they can't for whatever reason, that's not an excuse to project on you.

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Re: my style - too goth-rockchick-tomboy? - February 27th 2017, 03:33 PM

It doesn't matter what other people think. If you like your style and are proud of it then wear what you want. I think being unique in your own style is a good thing. Why would you want to be like everyone else? As far as the shaved head. One side of my head is shaved and I see a lot of people with a half shaved head. I also have three different colors in my hair. So it is all about you and what you like. So my advice is just be you.


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Re: my style - too goth-rockchick-tomboy? - February 28th 2017, 11:02 PM

Hey there,
Like everyone above has said, if you like you style stick with it. Your friends are entitled to their opinion but certainly have no right to yell at you.
About your hair, I would say if you think growing it back will help YOU then go for it. I was bald for a good 6 months because it made me feel good about myself.If keeping half your hair shaved makes you feel good, go for it.


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Re: my style - too goth-rockchick-tomboy? - March 2nd 2017, 09:17 PM

you should wear what you enjoy rather than what others think you should even if that is harder to do and what is to say
   
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Re: my style - too goth-rockchick-tomboy? - March 3rd 2017, 05:34 AM

it's your style, YOURS. therefore YOUR opinion of it should be the only one that matters.

dude, i get confused for a boy all the time based on my style. the thing is just not caring about what other people think, which is a learned skill. learn to rock it when people judge you.
when guys would say things like, "jess tryna be a dude over here" or "you look like a dyke" i would just start to say stuff like, "don't be mad i look like a dude and you don't."

your style is yours alone to judge, and it's good to experiment with things. i know shaving your head had to take a hell of a lot of courage, so be proud of yourself for figuring out who you are. don't let other people tear you down.


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Re: my style - too goth-rockchick-tomboy? - March 3rd 2017, 11:06 PM

Since everyone has mentioned that your style is yours and nobody should judge you, I am not going to stress on it more. I read the word leather jacket and had to comment. I know a girl who rocks a leather jacket and every time I see her I crave one. I have tried it and I look funny. My personal sense of style zig-zags between girly girl and tomboyish. I buy clothes from both, the boy's section and the girls. That makes people more judgemental because I have been told to stick to one sense of style. Well, I am not doing that. I spent my high school trying to fit into other's fashion choices and failed miserably.

Don't let others define you, define yourself. I know it is hard to be judged but honestly, after a while, people stop bothering. Hopefully, after a while, they will start accepting your fashion style without making you feel bad about it. I have realised that people have to comment when someone changes something about themselves. Even if it is something as small as a haircut or starting to wear glasses, people comment. Let's not let get to us.

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