Very often, the Iranian dress code becomes a barrier for many travellers. Often this is due to the fact that the media create an erroneous impression about the Iranian-style. In addition, very few write about how their stereotypes were destroyed on arrival in Iran. Basically, all people write about is how the Iranians are wonderful, and that there is no nation in the world kinder. Therefore, we list a few tips so you do not look like a grandmother and don’t have some useless stereotypes before leaving for Iran.
Many media and guidebooks write that Iranian women are limited in colours when choosing clothes. This is complete nonsense! Girls can wear any shade things, but unfortunately, in Iran there is a tendency to put on something dark and gloomy. Come to Iran in the summer, and you’ll see that the fair sex is constantly flaunt in colorful coats and scarves, so if you love bright things then certainly take them with you.
Pack your skinny jeans
Perhaps you have heard many times that when you travel to Iran, clothing should be loose and in no case to outline your body. Yes, this rule really is, but its implementation is not that very particular. Shops are filled with skinny jeans and leggings, and Iranian women don’t hesitate to buy them. Remember that you are a tourist, and in the worst case you will be given a warning. So it is much easier than it seems.
Tunics Cardigans and your best friend
So, you’re going to go to Iran and want to look appropriately. To do this, you do not need to buy new clothes – a good rummage in your wardrobe and you will find a cardigan with long sleeves or a Tunic – perfect for a summer trip. Even if you do not have this, you can find a long top and top to wear lightweight cardigan. You can even take a dress that will meet Islamic requirements, and bottom to wear skinny jeans. The main thing – to be creative. Furthermore, most of the clothes worn in Iran, are sewn in the west.
Assemble a collection of scarves
In recent years, scarves have become quite popular. You can take with you the scarves you already have, but the right accessories will be found in Iran. Here, is a huge selection of scarves, and, most likely, the purchase will cost you much cheaper than in other countries.
Don’t judge by their clothes
Despite the fact that in the country there are certain criteria in accordance with which every woman should dress, you will encounter a variety of clothing styles. Some prefer narrow translucent scarves that barely cover the head, others impose an unimaginable amount of make-up, and some prefer the chador. There are many women who prefer the veil, but they are absolutely the same people, like everyone else. Therefore, do not judge a book by its cover.
Now both you and your wardrobe are prepared for a trip to Iran!