Many well meaning youth ministers have said that what your teen wears is not a battle parents need to choose to fight.
If you allow your teen to dress in ways that identify with the occult, gangs, sexual perversions, or other activities contrary to a biblical worldview; who do you think they’re going to attract as friends?
Though certainly open to interpretation, Scripture even has a dress code for adults!
If your teen desires fashions that identify them with groups antithetical to anything remotely Christ-like, your problem is deeper than clothing.
Unless they have genuine missionary motives, how teens adorn themselves is an outward indicator of how they perceive themselves.
Parents, stand firm!
When teens deny that dress is significant, ask: Why, then, do you spend so much time, energy, and money to look that way?
Conversation Starter: What are some challenges you face when addressing your teen’s selection of clothing? Is it a battle worth fighting?