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

Swedish chic - men in blazer, jeans, and a button down with a recent hair cut; ladies in jeans and a sweater and some on point shoes and designer handbags. - May 2020


Swedes are very stylish. Think: skinny jeans (for men and women), blazer and tie (men), and expensive shoes. There is one formal occasion (Marine Ball) hosted by the embassy each year. - Jan 2017


Mostly business casual, depending on the sector. Embassy local staff is extremely casual, and most officers typically dress for their calendar. - May 2015


Business attire at work, including suits for men. Casual but elegant out in public. Take your shoes off when entering a private home! - Aug 2014


European. Also, a lot of darker colors. - Oct 2008


Natty. Look casual but smart in public. Ties and suits at the office. - Aug 2008


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