Sarajevo - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Pretty casual. I only wore a formal dress once for a Marine Corps ball. - Apr 2021

Business for work, smart casual for the rest. People in Bosnia and Herzegovina like to dress up. - Feb 2017

Work is very formal. The US embassy is not a casual place. The public is also pretty dressy as a whole. I can't go to the store in my workout clothes without a lot of dirty looks. - May 2016

Suit and tie at the Embassy M-Th, business casual on F. - Aug 2014

General high quality, but not necessarily formal for the local. - Nov 2012

Business attire at work and casual at other times. - Aug 2011

Dressy at work, dressy/chic out on the town. No shorts. Very tight jeans. - May 2011

Business attire at work. Casual in public. Don't see a lot of shorts, but they're starting to crop up. - Jun 2009

Business casual. - Mar 2009

At work a suit is standard. - Dec 2008

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