Emo is just a word. Emo Clothing loosely describes a group of people that are inspired by music, have an alternative dress sense but cannot be called Goths or Punks. New sub culture of fashion & being that draws influence from predecessors retaining its individuality. Usually it's only parents that mistake an for a Goth. similar to punks in that they are not apologetic about dressing differently, although probably Emo Clothing likely to get headbutted for offending one. One aspect of Emo culture Sohos loves is the friendships between them and the way they appreciate one other.