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

Tunisians are well-dressed and the Embassy environment is quite formal - suits and ties most days. - Nov 29, 2017
Smart casual, except for meetings with foreigners. - Nov 3, 2015
Business casual at work, somewhat conservative in public, especially for women. - Jul 29, 2013
Business. - Jun 21, 2013
Business to business casual. - Feb 3, 2012
Mostly pretty conservative for women, although not stiflingly so. - Jul 11, 2010
Not formal. - May 3, 2010
Work dress code - same as in Washington, DC.In public almost anything goes. Tunisians are very open-minded and you will see a range of styles from fully covered to scantily clad. You can be yourself here. - Jan 13, 2010