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Questions tagged [clothing]

What kinds of clothing might be required depending on destination, season, cultural concerns, and intended activities. For related tags see `tag info`.

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Clothing in Jordan

I'm a French man traveling to Jordan next month. I wanted to know if there are specific cloths that I should not wear there. I'm kind of a Metal dude, mainly wearing dark tee-shirts with "trashy" look....
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What clothing to take for a summer visit to Las Vegas?

On the one hand, dressing up for Las Vegas is a no-brainer: it's 40 degrees (Celsius) in the shade there during the summer, so shorts and a T-shirt is all you need. On the other hand, American ...
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Proper clothing for rather pale person in very hot and sunny climate

I'm from central Europe and more on the pale side; I don't tan easily. When hiking locally (Alps, etc) I usually get away just fine with short trousers/T-shirts and a panama hat (i.e., straw), but ...
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What to wear in Switzerland in July?

I am aware that the weather changes often and that I should wear layers, but I also read that locals tend to dress quite modestly (dark, plain clothing). Is that so? I will note that I am going to a ...
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Is it appropriate to wear a knee-length yukata on summer festivals?

My friends and I are planning to attend a natsu matsuri, a summer festival, in Japan. We all have bought our yukatas online, and unfortunately two of our yukatas are only knee-length long. Is this ...
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What to wear to board the plane if destination's weather differ significantly?

I recently flew through a wide latitude difference in winter, and it turned out to be a difficult experience. I was flying from a temperate region (19°C / 66°F) to a much colder place (-21°C / -6°F). ...
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Portable Iron without ironing board

I'm moving around quite frequently and I adore classic suits. I can't be sure that my suit will be ironed correctly when i'm giving it to the hotel service workers or something. Also, when i'm moving ...
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How should I expect a non-gender-conforming woman to be received in India?

I'm going to be traveling in India for the first time alone in the near future and I'm excited to explore, but I've also seen a few questions here/articles suggesting that women should be somewhat ...
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Shoes to wear for December trip to Europe [closed]

I will be in travelling to Europe in December around new year and expecting temperatures in the range of -10 to 5 degree centigrade along with Rain. So i am looking for some water proof shoes which ...
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How can I wash my clothes in Lviv, Ukraine?

I was going to wash my clothes in the current AirBnB room, but found that the washing machine was broken. I will stay at this room for relatively long so I'm looking for a way to wash my clothes. If ...
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What sort of clothing should I pack for a trip to Geneva in early October [closed]

I am visiting Geneva in this early month of October (08th-14th). I am wondering what to pack that might be favorable for the weather.
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Can I wear a lapel pin through airport security?

I usually leave my lapel pin in my suit jacket, but if necessary I can pack it into my check-in luggage. For a domestic flight within the U.S., is this something I need to worry about?
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Does Toei Eigamura offer discounts for dressing up in kimono?

Does Toei Eigamura offer discounts on the admission price for dressing up in a kimono? It was stated in some English-language tourist guide, along with pages such as here and here and asked about ...
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Can I really “wear” my luggage?

There are some jackets with an absurd number of pockets, so that you can put everything that you're bringing on your trip in them (as depicted on Gadget Man). Of course, capacity is comparatively ...
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In what scenarios is it beneficial to BYO yukata? [closed]

I'm thinking about whether to pack a yukata for my next trip to Japan, and I'm thinking of scenarios where it's appropriate to wear a yukata, but it isn't already available. I'm not worried about the ...
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Where to buy winter clothes in Rome , Italy? [closed]

There are good places to shop winter clothes in Rome? It will probably be at winter season (January). Good, I means, good quality with good price (fair price).
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What will the weather be on Untersberg in August?

I would like to visit Salzburg during the second half of August (after the 15th). I have been there during October and there was quite a bit of snow at the top of Untersberg mountain. What would it be ...
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what kind of hat would be most effective for reducing heat?

I need to choose a hat for long-term use anywhere, including one of the hottest places on the equator, UAE. I'm currently assuming these things are effective: wide-brim white hat Some people use a ...
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What to wear in Amsterdam in end of June [duplicate]

I'll be in Amsterdam end of June for 5 days. I'm from tropical weather and heard spring in Amsterdam is bit cold. Do I need wear clothing thats suits to cold weather or normal t-shirt and trouser ...
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What is France's traditional costume?

I like to see, and sometimes buy, traditional clothes when traveling in a new country. Though you seldom see people in poncho and sombrero in Mexico (at least in the Federal District), you can see ...
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Norway - Why do all the school children wear red jumpsuits?

I travelled to Norway a month ago, and whilst there I noticed that all the school children wore red jumpsuits. I thought that this seemed quite distinctive and wondered why this was - perhaps it is ...
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Wearing neoprene suit in airplane?

Do airlines generally prohibit wearing a neoprene suit underneath one's regular clothes? It could be useful in the event of a plane crash in the middle of the ocean, as a neoprene suit could keep one ...
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Travelling from the UK to Canada with muddy running shoes in my luggage

I'm travelling from the UK to Canada and I want to take my running shoes, but they are rather muddy. Is it a problem to take muddy running shoes in my baggage from the UK to Canada? Will I have a ...
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Tailor in Hurghada, Egypt [closed]

I'm trying to locate a tailor (khayat) in Hurghada who can make men's traditional pants fast and cheap. I will wear these wide and full pants "sirwal" under galabeya (with crotch almost down to the ...
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Dual US/NL citizen traveling to Edinburgh and Copenhagen

I am planning on traveling from Boston to Edinburgh early this March and then on to Copenhagen some days later. If it is relevant anywhere, I am a US/NL dual citizen. This is my first travel to either ...
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When travelling to Europe from India where should I buy my winter gear?

I am travelling to Germany, Poland and Spain in February this year, from India. It's going to be pretty chilly there and obviously I want to stay warm. I'm not sure where to get my winter gear. I am ...
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Rent clothing in Frankfurt / Being warm without cold weather clothing

I'm travelling to Thailand on the 12th January (in a few days). I'll have a connecting flight at Frankfurt and I'll stay there for eight hours. I was planning on going out to the city to visit a ...
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What are 'Icebreaker' and merino wool clothes and where can you get them? [closed]

I read this article and it talked about Icebreaker and merino wool explicitly when traveling. Can somebody share what Icebreaker is and what merino wool is? Is it just the brand or something else ...
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Is it cold enough in England/London to have to wear a woolen/winter hat? [closed]

I'm from a tropical climate environment and I'll be travelling to England/London on the 6th of December for about 5 days, so I'll have to pack winter clothing for the first time in my life. I'm ...
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How to read female clothing labels in Poland? [closed]

I am in Poland and my girlfriend asked me to buy some tights for her. There is this very strange chart on the package I just don't understand. Y-axis has label height and x-axis has label weight. ...
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What etiquette, if any, is there for where the knot goes when wearing a yukata or kimono?

When wearing either a yukata or a kimono, what etiquette, if any, is there about where the knot goes? Do only sex workers (whose work is illegal nowadays in Japan) deliberately wear a knot in front of ...
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What's the temperature in TGVs?

I noticed that the French TGVs have no window that can be opened so the temperature is necessarily controlled with the air conditioning. I am curious, is the air conditioning set to a specific ...
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Sgian Dubh during the London Social Season, do you have to check it in everywhere?

The 2016 London social season is just getting underway There are no set dates for this but traditionally it starts at Guy Fawkes Day and more or less ends when Parliament rises in late December. ...
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Outdoor clothing and shoes brands that people wear in Iceland [closed]

I was wondering, maybe for future purposes of visiting, what kind of outdoor clothing and shoes brands do people wear in Iceland, with focus on Reykjavik, during the whole year, but especially during ...
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How to avoid re-stinking my freshly washed laundry when I only have one laundry bag?

So you were smart enough to remember to take a nice big tough bin liner on your travels to carry your dirty clothes in to keep them separate from your clean clothes. Now it's laundry day. So just ...
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When traveling in Ukraine, when is it appropriate to wear the traditional Vyshyvanka?

Vyshyvanka (Ukrainian: ″Вишиванка″) is the colloquial name for the embroidered shirt in Ukrainian national costume. I have bought this traditional shirt a few years ago and would be traveling to ...
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clothing required in Jungfrau tour in Oct 2016 [duplicate]

will be visiting switzerland / jungfrau in October 2016. What dress precaution required for us there.
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Doing laundry as a tourist in Russia

I'm planning a several week trip to Russia (Moscow and Yekaterinburg specifically) , and I want to pack as lightly as possible --- ideally, I want to be able to do laundry, so I don't have to bring ...
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Is wearing shorts in Transsiberian trains okay

I am planning a trip with the Transsiberian railway in September. I read that they heat the train compartments very well. Since I am more the low temperature loving guy, I'd like to wear shorts when ...
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Wearing shorts with hairy legs in Moscow

Is it appropriate to wear shorts or walk around beaches if you have hairy legs, as a man in Moscow?
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Male alternatives to dressing up as a geisha in Kyoto

In Kyoto, there are plenty of maiko henshin (or maiko makeover) studios where (presumably) female tourists can pay to be made up and dressed to look like a maiko (apprentice geisha). What options are ...
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Which trekking shoes to get for trekking in Costa Rica

I'm about to travel to Costa Rica, on a trip that will include a serious hike. My travel company recommends hiking shoes in category B/C for this trip. However, when I search for this type of shoes I ...
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How to dress for Himachal Pradesh in October?

I can't find historical weather data for October (or any other month) in Himachal Pradesh. Is it cold? Snowy? What would be a good idea to bring for minimalistic clothes packing?
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What to wear in Russia

What are appropriate clothing for a tourist in Russia? Specifically I mean Moscow and St Petersburg in summer. Of course locals might wear something different than tourists. Would T-shirt and shorts (...
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Where can I change my clothes at the airport?

I will have a rather formal event which I will attend in rather formal (and less comfortable) clothing. After that I will head directly to the airport, without having an opportunity to change. If I ...
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What kind of clothing will not get me kicked off a flight?

Although I do not find anything odd about the clothing on this person (might be considered NSFW), I find it surprising that a pilot can ask a passenger to change their clothes before letting them on. ...
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Attire in Iran for male travelers

Are there any attire requirements for male travelers in Iran? There are many reports and much advice that women should dress conservatively and we have a related question about headwear for women. But ...
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What headwear are women legally required to wear in Iran?

In Air France cabin crew angered by ruling to wear headscarves in Tehran, it's stated by Air France that women, even people who are presumably non-Iranian and non-Muslim, are required to wear a "veil":...
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New Zealand Primark Equivalent?

Soon I'll be going to New Zealand for a year and rather than taking lots of clothes I would like to buy cheap ones while there. I've done a little research and I can't see that they have anything ...
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What kind of weather to expect in Budapest in late March/early April?

I'll be traveling for 5 days in late March to Budapest; and am wondering what kind of weather to expect. I usually check for weather at weather underground as they provide future weather "forecasts" ...