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Question for every day wear in Italy

k4lnamja

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Hi everyone,

Havent posted in a VERY long time and I just got married! We are going to Italy (Rome, Florence, Positano/Capri/Amalfi) next week.

I was planning on wearing some casual athletic type of clothing since we'll be walking around a lot. Wife said "most italians do not wear this type of clothing at all. "

So my question to one's who live in Italy is that true? What is "acceptable" attire? Must I follow the sartorial way when visiting these cities (trousers, dress shoes, tie, PS)?

Cheers!
 

mhip

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I don't live there, but spent a decent chunk of time in the cities you mention.
I walked EVERYWHERE, so you want comfortable shoes.
But, if you wear sweats/nikes/or shorts, you will be a mangy tourist.
I stuck to light cotton or linen trousers and common project type trainers, and it worked out fine.
 

ter1413

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MUST you follow the sartorial way? Of course not.

Dress comfortable. Keep in mind the weather.

I never wear gym shorts or sweats when on vacation. I opt for casual shorts/linen pants/nice casual shirts/straw hat/loafers or sneakers/etc.

(Don't worry.....no one will put you on blast on SF!)
 

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Thank you everyone!
 

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