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

Very casual, even for special occasions. It's really hot and humid here. - Feb 2020

Business casual. If not in the office you can essentially wear anything you'd wear in the US in the summer. It's always hot here. - Aug 2019

More relaxed than in other parts of Colombia (the Caribbean influence). Women tend to wear tight clothes and high heels. Men sometimes wear ties, but almost never jackets. - Mar 2012

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