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

Very relaxed. - Oct 2017

Unusually casual. Cuba is more casual than anywhere else in Latin America. Ladies in their fifties and sixties will wear stretchy pants with flags on them and a bright halter top. Even official uniforms at stores and the airport involve fishnet stockings and short skirts. Anything goes. - Jan 2016

Pretty informal. - May 2014

Very relaxed. Front Office, Pol/Econ and PD will wear jackets, ties, pant suits for meetings and usually in the office. But jeans and a tucked in polo are acceptable. - Aug 2013

Casual. Most business people and diplomats make do with short sleeved shirts. Long sleeve guayabera shirts or suits are de rigeur in more formal settings. - Jul 2011

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