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Dress for First Class?

If you've been on a plane before, I'm sure you've walked past first class; nobody cares. If you want to dress up, sure, but I'd prefer to be casual and comfortable.
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Dress for First Class?

and just wanted to experience it at least once. Dress up, dress as nice as you like and comfortably can for a flight and make it a whole experience. You want to enjoy it so enjoy it to the fullest. ...
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Dress code at German classical concert

I would say that the dresscode depends more on the type of venue than the type of concert. At least I would dress differently if I go to a classical concert in a concert hall than I would do if I go ...
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Would it be disrespectful for a Westerner to wear a thawb in the Arabian peninsula?

Not at all! In fact, we see it as a sign of respect. It will also help you with the heat! these things are designed for the hellish weather in this desert. One thing to remember, be sure to use the ...
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Dress for First Class?

Nobody cares what you wear in first class. I recently flew to Barcelona in first class with casual shorts. The flight attendant kept apologising for a loud family near me, but I was fine. They had ...
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How should men dress in Saudi Arabia to respect local law and morals?

Literally anything you would wear at your home country, you are free to wear whatever makes you comfortable. Shorts are frowned upon at some malls and restaurants, yet people especially young ones are ...
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Is there a dress code in 5 star hotels in London?

In most hotels, as long as you are decent and clean, you shouldn't have any issues. My standard outfit is sneakers, jeans and a polo shirt, and I've spent way too much time in the bars and restaurants ...
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Dress code at German classical concert

My husband and I regularly go to the Philharmonic in Düsseldorf and to the Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf. At both venues it's not so fancy. Most of the older men would wear trousers, not jeans. And a ...
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Dress for First Class?

Pretty much no one dresses up to fly domestic First Class in the U.S. (and very few people do to fly long-haul First Class.) There will probably be a few people wearing suits in First, but that's ...
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Dress for First Class?

I always dress well when I fly Business Class (I never fly First). Why? Because if am flying Business Class, I am flying on a friends-and-family coupon from someone who works for the airline, and ...
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Standards of dress for a classical concert in the Czech Republic

As a local, if I was going to the Rudolfinum for Czech Philharmonic, I'd wear a dark suit and a tie. However, I would consider smart pants and a dress/formal shirt perfectly acceptable too. I wouldn'...
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How conservatively must I dress as a female traveller to Brunei?

In Malaysia, I've been able to get away with wearing long shorts (slightly longer than knee length), t-shirts with a modest neckline that are not overly tight, and the like. This is fine actually! ...
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Dress for First Class?

Not to dampen your spirits, but the experience of first class depends chiefly on the airplane you are flying on, and flights on your itinerary are all flown on either the 737, A320 or other similar ...
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Will having long hair (as a man) cause me problems when travelling in Muslim countries?

De jure discrimination for non-Muslims and expatriates does not exist, but de facto discrimination might. While there were issues in a conservative Emirate a decade ago, the man-bun (as an example) ...
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Cargo pants with military colors

Wikipedia has a handy list: List of nations that prohibit camouflage clothing. It lists 11 countries, including major destinations in the Caribbean, some countries in the Middle East and Africa, and ...
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Dress for First Class?

Because first class is comfortable, I like to wear pyjamas if it’s a long flight. Especially in the world of hoodie-and-sneaker millionaires, dressing up is only something to do if you really want to.
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See-through kimono in the Vatican?

The places in Vatican that do have the dress code are St Peter Cathedral and Vatican Museum. Their official rules state that: Low cut or sleeveless clothing, shorts, miniskirts and hats are not ...
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What is the dress code for the Vienna State Opera (Standing Room Section)?

From the Viennese ticket agency blog linked in the comments: The overall rule is to look presentable and avoid showing up in travel attire. A sport coat and a pair of slacks should be just fine for ...
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Dress for First Class?

I have noticed most passengers in first class are frequently well-dressed: if they are wearing corporate business attire, or casual, they are wearing high-quality clothes in good condition. But yes, ...
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Dress code at German classical concert

Unless it is a highly formal event where a dresscode (black tie, white tie) is specifically announced, you can rarely go wrong with smart casual, and it matches my personal experience of such events. ...
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Is there a dress code in 5 star hotels in London?

Generally, no. They'd have to make you very, very aware if it were to the contrary. I've turned up to several over the years from heavy metal concerts with running eye liner, beer soaked clothes and ...
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Is there a dress code in 5 star hotels in London?

Generally in the UK there are very few dress rules, other than at a few traditional events like Glyndebourne, Ascot, and Henley Regatta. There might still be a few hotels that ask you not to wear ...
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Is there a dress code in 5 star hotels in London?

The literal answer to your headline question is, no, there's no dress code per se. Go for it. Heaps of "ordinary normal travellers" do just what you say. The only thing that matters in ...
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Dress code at German classical concert

From my experience, black jeans and long-sleeve shirt are the minimum. They won't kick you out if you come in a t-shirt, but you might feel out of place. Of course, you can dress up more if you like; ...
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Dress for First Class?

First class is mostly for employees who are flown around all the time on a company's budget. Otherwise, it's for people who don't want to be crammed in miserable seats and be able to skip some lines ...
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Dress for First Class?

Which airline?; as it makes a big difference to the service you receive. Regarding attire, I say dress up or down, however you wish, there is no rule per se, be comfortable and dress in what makes you ...
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Is it normal to walk around an (American) hotel in pajamas?

The line between sleepwear and very casual day wear is pretty fuzzy; frequent travelers may find it convenient to carry sleepwear that can pass as casual clothing. (For example, while I (female) ...
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Are women required to wear skirts to get into some tourist sites?

From all the places I've been to the only ones which require women to wear long skirts were Eastern Orthodox Churches and Eastern Orthodox monasteries. Those places also require men to wear long ...
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