I think your only problem is that you're not old enough
, lol. Ever read the poem that goes, more or less: "When I'm old, I'll wear purple"?
Here it is:
WARNING, by Jenny Joseph
"When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
With a red hat which doesn't go and doesn't suit me.
And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves
And satin sandals, and say we've no money for butter.
I shall sit down on the pavement when I'm tired
And gobble up samples in shops and press alarm bells
And run my stick along the public railings
And make up for the sobriety of my youth.
I shall go out in my slippers in the rain
And pick the flowers in other people's gardens . . .
But maybe I ought to practice a little now?
So people who know me are not too shocked and surprised
When suddenly I am old, and start to wear purple."
The older you get, the less you care about upholding other people's images of you - or your image of them. If a teen wants to have a blue (or purple) Mohawk, I'm happy that they feel they can express themselves and their family is open enough to understand that appearance is not always the indicator of quality of person.
BTW... I got all philosophical on you because I just got an official Red Sox team jacket as a late (backordered) Christmas present - go Sox!