Bermuda Clothing and Dress Code
Unlike in the US, Bermuda in general follows more conservative attire and clothing customs.
One interesting thing though. The popular Bermuda Shorts, that are up to the knee length and are often treated as casuals elsewhere in the world, are considered quite reserved clothing and even as a formal attire in Bermuda.
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Here are the dress codes that you are expected to follow while you are in Bermuda.
General Clothing in Bermuda:
In general, try to dress conservatively. Bathing suits, short tops and mini shorts are not acceptable except at beaches and pools. Note that there are no nude or semi-nude beaches in Bermuda. In public areas, beach wears should be covered. Bare feet are not generally acceptable anywhere in public.
Casual sportswear in Bermuda:
You can generally wear casual sportswear in restaurants during the lunch time. However some of the formal restaurants and night clubs in Bermuda require men to wear jacket and tie in the evenings. Reservation in restaurants and night clubs are always recommended and you should check the dress code requirements while making the reservations. Many restaurants do have casual evenings from time to time.
Formal dress is not necessary unless you are attending a special occasion. You can rent tuxedos, morning suits and evening tails in Bermuda, however accessories needs to be purchased.
Clothing for Bermuda's warmer months:
April to October is the time when the weather in Bermuda is at its best and quite warm. During the peak summer time you can wear sports clothes, swimsuits in the beaches, also may like to carry a raincoat or a light weight wind breaker.
In the evenings wear casual elegant cottons: Women can wear light dressy sweater or wrap and cocktail-type outfits. Recommended dress for men while going for dinner is sports jacket and tie.
Dress for Bermuda's Cooler Months:
Late November to March is quite cold in Bermuda. Recommended clothing is light woolens or fall-weight casuals, or sweaters during the day. Also try to carry a raincoat. To swim or snorkel at the beaches, you should carry wetsuits or a windbreaker with the swimsuit.
In the evenings you can wear casual elegant lightweight woolens. Women can choose dressier sweater or wrap and cocktail-type outfits; Men, a suit or sports jacket and tie.
Tennis and Golf wears
Remember that you will need to be properly dressed while playing tennis or golf in Bermuda. For tennis this means white shorts, tennis shirts, white socks and tennis shoes.
Golf in Bermuda is a formal sports. You need to wear collard shirts, Bermuda type shorts and soft spiked golf shoes.
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