Morocco Attire

Aug 26th, 2012, 09:31 AM
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Morocco Attire

Could someone please advise if men, when going to upscale restaurants in Marrakech and Fez, for instance, wear jacket & tie.
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Aug 26th, 2012, 01:10 PM
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Can't be specific about Morocco, but the Middle East is relatively casual. Still doesn't mean that some places might require jacket/tie. When I've traveled with a male companion, the jacket/tie was always packed... just in case. Light=weight jacket doesn't take up any more room than another piece of clothing, and the tie, no room.

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Aug 26th, 2012, 01:41 PM
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I am quite sure not. Jacket and tie is not Moroccan dress in any case. A nice shirt with slacks is certainly enough. Jackets are rarely the thing in warm climates but if you're there in winter you might like one for the warmth. When I traveled in a group with men along none wore jackets if I recall correctly.
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Aug 26th, 2012, 05:40 PM
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A nice pair of pants with a dress shirt is sufficient throughout Morocco.
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Aug 27th, 2012, 10:46 AM
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Thanks for your advice.
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Aug 30th, 2012, 01:40 PM
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The moroccan national dress is called jellaba;the locals wear it in special occasions-this is just for information purpose-
but concerning your question there is no obligation what so ever here in morocco to wear any special type of clothes whenever and wherever ;you can wear what ever you like.Morocco is different and more open than most of the other arabic and muslim countries.
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