Sarajevo - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Dress is business to casual attire. Formal dress is rarely required. In public most people wear clothing slightly more conservative than in the West. - Mar 2024

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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