Emmet has short spikey brown hair and emerald eyes. Prior to the century he lives in, he wears a steam-punk outfit; that consists of a black and white tie, light brown shirt with chains at the sleeves and dark green trousers. Noticably, he has a chest pocket and dark gloves
Emmet comes off as a klutz and is often clumsy, causing him to get himself badly injured in the progress. According to Cole, his great grandfather was 'unlucky' but 'optimistic'.
If you choose to stay in the past and be with Emmet, Saige and Emmet will marry and have a son named Adam. He has silver hair like his mother and green eyes like his father.