Gift suggestions for Emo friends


12 Gifts For That One Emo Friend In Your Life

It’s still not a phase, guys!

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'Tis officially the season for gift-giving. For us, that's a full month in which we'll be providing gift ideas for everyone on your list with our holiday gift guides. Next up: The very best gifts for your beloved emo friend.

Every holiday season, the terror returns in the form of that one friend for whom it feels impossible to shop. You know the kind. They're the type whose business is misery. The type who will never let the world take their heart. They’re sensitive and have a penchant for wearing exclusively black clothing. Hands down, they’re one of the best people you know. Sure, they've grown up and swapped out the MySpace haircut for something more modern, but deep down, their little emo hearts still proudly beats. Teenage angst is a state of mind, after all.

Thankfully, we here at NYLON have taken on the stress of finding the perfect gift for your beloved emo friend, from the best literature about the emo movement to emo-approved ways to relax, and yes, even some band merch. It's going to be okay. (We promise.)

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