What is the typical dress code at work and in public places? Is formal dress ever required?
Depends. Suits are typical for business environments (embassy, banks, international businesses) despite the heat, although I tend to think of Nouakchott as a fairly relaxed (forgiving) enviroment. - Apr 2019
Standard business dress works for most situations. - May 2016
Smart casual. - Dec 2015
Business attire at the Embassy. Anywhere else - men can where whatever they want women... Not so much. Women need to dress conservatively. - Apr 2014
Business casual at work, casual but conservative in public. - Aug 2011
Business casual. - Dec 2009