BA: Dressing for dinner

Old Mar 28th, 2005, 11:50 AM
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BA: Dressing for dinner

Was wondering how women dress for restaurants. Are slacks and a top okay? Jeans and a shirt? Or do people get dressed up? I know most places are more casual nowadays.
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Old Mar 29th, 2005, 06:13 AM
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You can dress anyway you like. If it is an upscale place most likely women will dress more elegantly. But chance are that any given day there will be a bit of everything.
In general Argentine women pay a lot of attention to fashion and dressing well.
To make it short think of New YOrk.
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Old Mar 29th, 2005, 09:22 AM
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We spent a week in BA and as the previous post said you can dress anyways you want. We ate in very nice restaurants and some local ones. Never had a bad meal. Slacks and sports shirts for men, dressy tops for women and you can't go wrong.
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Old Mar 29th, 2005, 09:41 AM
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I agree with arbegold. My husband packed a sports coat as La Bourgogne said jackets required. He followed directions at that restaurant to find only about half the men wore jackets. He never wore it again.

I wore black pants, nice tops and sometimes a blazer and felt appropriately dressed. I didn't notice many in jeans except on young people.
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I agree. I wore black slacks and tops/shirts/sweaters and was always comfortable. There are some restaurants that you can get away with less, of course, but I never felt underdressed - which is more of a faux-pas in my opinion!
Basically, that is what I wore the whole time in BA. You will see jeans during the day, but more women will be dressed in slacks.
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