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What is the typical dress code at work and in public places? Is formal dress ever required?

'Business casual'? Suits are rare outside of senior government. - Nov 17, 2017
Dress code is typically business casual in embassies and government offices and fairly casual with NGOs/USAID partners. Liberians are smart dressers and there are occasions for formal dress both in the embassy community and in the community at large. - Jun 23, 2016
Affluent Liberians are snappy dressers, but with the heat and humidity, lack of infrastructure, and lots of rain, business attire is a little more relaxed than it is in New York or Washington or London. Liberian society is a little bit more conservative about women covering up than the U.S. or Europe would be, but within Monrovia you can pretty much see everything, and most expats wear whatever they want without any trouble that I noticed. Dry cleaning services are available but highly inconsistent quality. - Aug 20, 2015
Casual. - Dec 19, 2013
From Buisiness to Business Casual. Fridays at the embassy are casual. - Dec 24, 2012
Business suits for official functions; otherwise business casual - polos and khakis. It's hot and humid, so bring comfortable clothes. - Aug 3, 2010
Embassy dress is business attire, although a tad more relaxed. Men usually have a tie and jacket in their office if required for meetings. Women generally wear suits or dresses. Nylons and closed-toe shoes are not currently required. - Jul 13, 2009