When it comes to scene fashion, some parents may reassure themselves “it’s just a phase,” while others are accepting of dyed locks, black band tees and all. Either way, chances are you stuck out like a sore thumb in the family photo-op—like these scene kids.
The Christmas card
[Photo by: Awkward Family Photos]
Rocking a Wednesday Addams-esque look for the holiday card gives a whole new meaning to “and we’ll have Halloween on Christmas.”
The lighthouse vacation
Still my fav family pic, one brother in sick trackies and the other looking like such a fucking goth x pic.twitter.com/cNum46YaeI
— keira�� (@KeiraSmeeton) March 1, 2017
This Slipknot fan was clearly stoked to be hanging out with family and looking at a lighthouse for the day.
The family portrait
[Photo by: fuckinredmaria/Tumblr]
Between mom and kid, it’s hard to tell who’s less amused to be taking a family portrait.
i look like such an emo burden in this i feel like my family is constantly sad that they have to hang w/a goth kid pic.twitter.com/LeQMyHYprs
— julie (@vivaindiffrence) August 5, 2016
The neglect to remove the earbuds while out with the family is an added bonus.
The professional photo
when ur the goth one in the family pic.twitter.com/SHbBfXGzp4
— lopsided (@doubtfullnesss) July 7, 2016
Either she didn’t get the memo of the matching tones or she truly didn’t care.
The Christmas morning
My dad shared this picture from christmas 2011 omfg. Family emo pic.twitter.com/BrAUpgg43Z
— mary (@maryxreily) December 25, 2016
At least she tried to be a bit festive with a The Nightmare Before Christmas hoodie.
The park gathering
My family are cute! (middle: My Goth mum + right: My not so Goth Grandma!) pic.twitter.com/MAhScHTZP6
— Arabella Eve �� (@BellaEveeee) May 10, 2016
Like mother, like daughter.
The beach vacation
When you become a goth master and are so non-conformist you don't even mind family beach trips fellow goths loathe. pic.twitter.com/oAGgI7alxg
— فيصل (@iamfase) December 21, 2015
Because everyone has their own interpretation of appropriate beachwear.