Have you opted Turkey your next holiday destination and confuse about “What to wear in Turkey”? Then you are in the right place. Here we have gathered enough guidance regarding how to dress up in Turkey.
Dressing in Turkey
Turkish males have increasingly adopted Gloomy colors and styles of European male dress. In summer males usually wear long trousers or shorts with short-sleeved shirts. Generally, the male in urban sites is wearing European style. In summer and winter, you can carry a European wardrobe with yourself.
Women are also following European trends and styles for dressing. The veil has not worn by the women, but often women cover their heads with a scarf with western clothing. Most of the Turkish women are wearing shorts, skirts, jeans, a short-sleeved shirt or top, with sandals or any shoes complimenting with the dress. Girls from another country wear shorts as normal in the country.
For visiting sacred places such as mosque. One should dress up clean and neat with a proper full-length dress with a scarf on your head and socks on your foot to walk on the carpet.
What to Wear on the Beaches
Shorts, tops, shirts, and bikinis are normal on beaches with bare feet. Wear what do you want to but absolute nudity is illegal.
Packing Should Be According to Whether
Turkey is the country that encounters a different season throughout the year. In spring from April to May nights are chilled and days are normal. Bring some jacket and warm clothes with you, if you are planning to visit in spring. In eastern and northeastern parts, a near to winter temperature exist in spring on the other hand in southeastern mild summer weather conditions prevail in spring.
In summer, weather is quite hot near coastal areas such as the Mediterranean coast and southeastern region. In the other parts, the day is moderately hot but the evening is quite fine. Sudden rain in the evening can twist the hot temperature into the chilled one. In summer, hat, cotton trouser, summery stuff, cotton smooth clothes are preferred.
Winter is not more intense except in some parts. The days were usually sunny, you can wear some light clothes too. Eve and Nights are quite cold. The warmer clothes and rain cover like raincoats are recommended to bring in the writer. You can easily wear Jackets, long coats with boots and any trendy winter stuff in Turkey in winter as its normal and Istanbul streets are full of trend and style.
Don’t worry about the dress norms in Turkey, visitors can wear anything according to their comfort but it has been recommended to bring comfortable tidy formal articles of clothing.
Should I Have to Cover Up My Hair?
No, it’s ok if you don’t. In rural areas, people normally cover their heads with a scarf but in most urban area’s women don’t cover their heads. Some women wear a scarf with the western dress.
In the case of visiting mosques, you should cover your head and no short clothing is allowed in mosques. No revealing clothing should be worn by the man or women. Clean and modest clothing is appreciated in Mosques. In the main cities people dressed out more stylishly, although in the resort and coastal areas dressing is quite calm.
Dressing for Restaurants
People usually wear European and Australian formal trends for evening dinner. The glamorous dressing is common among girls for night dinner. Too short and revealing clothing should be ignored. For man, tie and the formal jacket is completely fine for dinner.
What Should Wear in The Countryside
In rural areas, women follow traditional dressing with covered heads. A foreigner desired to visit the countryside is recommended to wear full-length clothes or knee-length clothes so countryside people will be more comfortable with you and you will experience a smooth visit to the countryside.