When I was in high school, I was soooooo punk rock. Also known as a poser. Because all punk kids are posers. That’s just the way it goes. Along with going to local shows, being rebellious, wearing plaid and Doc Martens, came calling everyone else a poser. It’s quite funny actually.
Really I just had a punk attitude and was into a few punk bands. I very much enjoyed the punk uniform of plaids, leather, spikes, chains, patches, etc. I sported the punk uniform during my last few years of school and then let if fade away. However I still love the look and I still love those same punk bands I loved years ago.
I was recently selling some clothes at Wasteland when I spotted what appeared to be a sweet ass vintage band t-shirt. I dropped everything I was doing to take a peek at this shirt that had just hit the sales floor…… A vintage Dead Kennedy’s t-shirt. AND it smelled good. SCORE! Not only do I adore the dark, eerie and rambunctious sound of the Dead Kennedy’s, but here I found a perfectly softened, old school vintage t-shirt with their political propaganda inked all over it.
To complete my grungy punk look is the same leather bondage belt I rocked about a decade ago, a subtle plaid print on my jeans and of course a flannel knotted around the waist. As you all know, I almost always have to add in some glamour to whatever style I’m rockin, so in comes the teased hair, the shiny accessories and my fringed bag. The diamond shaped bangle is by Vinca, an awesome jewelry company based here in the USA. It is such a cool bracelet, made of laser cut wood!
Even though I have grown out of the every day “punk rock” look, the punk rock attitude will always remain in my heart and will bloom through my modern style on occasion.
Boots: Dolce Vita
Bag: Lost and Found
Wooden bangle: VINCA