How To Dress Like A Punk — The Adult Way

Photo: Courtesy of Angry Young And Poor.
Look, before you take to the comments with pitchforks and torches, you can't just "dress punk." There is no out-of-box, Hot Topic-style solution to embodying the spirit of, well, disestablishment, sticking it to the man, and doing it DIY. Even if you do decide to don all the signifiers of punk — the dyed hair, fishnets, spikes and studs, and patches and pins — you are immediately going to look 18 years old. (Note: This is true for those underage, too, and a good tactic for getting oneself into the club without an ID.)
But, it doesn't have to be that way. There is a way to cling on to some sort of low-key rebellion in your day-to-day without being a moving target for a metal detector. Here, we've rounded up some subtle ways to imbue punk into your wardrobe. Because, no matter how old you are, damn the man.

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