Questions tagged [dress-codes]

For both official regulations about how one must dress in certain places and unwritten norms of attire in so far as these might cause trouble or embarrassment if unacceptable.

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Will having long hair (as a man) cause me problems when travelling in Muslim countries?

I usually have a ponytail, but when my hair is down it's past my shoulders. I have been considering travelling to a few different countries such as Iran or Algeria, but I'd definitely prefer a general ...
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Standards of dress for a classical concert in the Czech Republic

I'm going to be on a business trip in Prague later this month and am thinking of taking an evening to attend a performance of the Czech Philharmonic at the Rudolfinum. What are the local standards for ...
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What is the dress code for the Vienna State Opera (Standing Room Section)?

I want to see an Opera when I visit Vienna. Since the all the cheap seats have already been sold, I plan to pay €3 for a standing room ticket. I'm guessing the standing crowd will not be as well-...
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Cargo pants with military colors

I am looking trousers for travelling and cargo trousers seem to be good option. Many of these trousers are in military colours which is making me a bit reluctant. Anybody is aware of countries where ...
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Would it be disrespectful for a Westerner to wear a thawb in the Arabian peninsula?

When traveling to another country I like to try on their local dress, if one is still prevalent in the local culture. For example when traveling to Ukraine I sometimes put on my Vyshivanka, in Central ...
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Dress for First Class?

I'll be flying first class from Kansas City to Orlando this fall. This'll be my first time experiencing this, as I typically fly coach. This time around I found a good deal on FC seats and just wanted ...
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See-through kimono in the Vatican?

For the Vatican city (and other Italian places of worship), would a slightly see-through kimono - like the attached picture - be allowed, or would they not allow it as you can sort of see the ...
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Banana hammock on a domestic US flight? [closed]

OK, so I know this sounds ridiculous, but I couldn't find anything authoritative online about this. And indeed I'm serious. Is there any official reason to believe it's prohibited to wear a banana ...
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How conservatively must I dress as a female traveller to Brunei?

I am a single female backpacker. In a month or so I will be going to Brunei from Malaysia. Both are Muslim countries, but I understand that Brunei is more conservative than Malaysia, though ...
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Dress code in Tokyo Station Hotel

I might be staying a night in Tokyo Station Hotel It seems to be a conservative, high class hotel. Should I dress in business casual clothes or are normal (clean) clothes fine? I realize there is no ...
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Is it normal to walk around an (American) hotel in pajamas?

I recently spent a weekend in a hotel with a bunch of friends and colleagues. To help cut down on costs, some of us shared rooms. I like reading before I go to sleep, but my room-mate was tired and ...
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Transatlantic cruises allowing casual dressing?

I am looking at transatlantic cruises as an alternative to planes and while searching and reading about the topic, I am wondering about dress code. It appears that many cruise companies offer luxury ...
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Are women required to wear skirts to get into some tourist sites?

There is mention of not wearing short skirts; does that mean skirts are required for women when wanting to visit places like churches, the Vatican, etc.
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Do any temples or palaces in Japan have a dress code?

In Thailand it was common for temples to require that you wear pants or scarves to cover your shoulders. Japan has many ancient places; if you wear shorts to a temple or a palace, are you risking ...
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What to wear to a casino in Las Vegas?

I love wearing jeans and a t-shirt. Would this be an issue if I want to play in a casino in Las Vegas, USA? Do some casinos have a dress code?
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What is appropriate attire for women in Muslim countries?

If my girlfriend was going to travel with me to, say, Jordan, or where-ever, should she probably wear a hijab when she's out and about in public?
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What is the proper dress code for a one Michelin star restaurant in Paris?

We are going to Paris on a short trip and have booked a nice restaurant with one star in Michelin guide. Now we are debating what an acceptable dress code is in such a place. Suit? Not jeans? Dress? ...
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Is there a dress code when visiting the Vatican in Rome?

I've heard from friends who have been to Rome that you must cover up when you visit the Vatican as they have a strict dress code. What does "cover up" mean? I'm sure this wouldn't be a problem in ...
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Do clubs in Hong Kong have any particular dress code?

I'm going to Hong Kong for Easter this year and I needed some packing advice. Do clubs in Hong Kong have a dress code, if any? What I mean by this is for, say, many clubs in London (and here I mean ...