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

Men typically wear dress shirt, tie and slacks. At its most formal, men wear suits and women dresses. - Feb 2020


It gets hot here, so light clothing for most of the year except a light sweater in June/July. You might need a few suits if you are working in an office, but for the most part nice casual will get you far. - Feb 2017


More casual dress, business casual if even that. Formal dress required for the Marine ball. - Jan 2017


Fairly casual. Work is work so you need to look professional, although half-day Fridays are casual days. - Jul 2014


Mozambicans pride themselves on dressing well so they tend to find our "business" attire a little too casual. Mozambican women's business dress tends to border on the provocative. - Apr 2014


Sharp casual at work, unless you have meetings, then it's suit and tie. Anything goes, really. Around Maputo: shorts, t-shirts and flip-flops are standard attire. - Oct 2012


Government and diplomatic people wear suit and ties. - May 2010


Smart casual at work and very casual socially and in public - anything goes! - May 2009


Casual and less casual. - Dec 2008


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