Iran Dress Code
What to wear in Iran for women & men
Iranian dress code for men is pretty simple. Any type of clothing is allowed except for sleeveless shirts and shorts. Note that these rules only apply for public areas.
Note: swimming suits are allowed in beaches and pools.
Tattoos have become very popular in the last few decades, especially among younger people. If you have a visible tattoo there’s no need to cover it.
Wearing Jeans & Tshirts are very common among iranian boys
What do tourists wear in Iran?
Tourists have to follow a certain dress code in Iran .For women ,it’s obligatory to cover the hair (usually using a headscarf) and wear long pants/ skirts that cover the legs fully and a long-sleeved tunic covering the lower waist. As for men, anything except shorts and sleeveless shirts is fine.
Can you wear shorts in Iran?
Women can’t except for in women-only areas . Men can’t either unless they’re on a beach or in a gym.
What do female tourists wear in Iran?
Long pants/leggings/skirts that cover their legs fully and a long-sleeved tunic covering their lower waist or a long overcoat.They also have to cover their head with a head scarf.
Can you wear ripped jeans in Iran?
Of course. Ripped jeans and leggings are very popular in Iran.
Can you wear leggings in Iran?
Yes. They are commonly worn by Iranian women.
Is it law to wear a hijab in Iran?
Yes. women in Iran have to cover their head and wear long pants and a long tunic or coat in public areas.
Is drinking illegal in Iran?
Yes. Alcoholic drinks are banned in Iran.
Is Iran ruled by Sharia law?
Yes Iran is an Islamic Republic and it’s ruled by Sharia law. However, these rules are much more relaxed than the common belief and despite the neighbouring countries there are no extreme Islamic groups in Iran. The Sharia law only dictates some general Islamic guidelines to the people of Iran such as hijab and giving to charity and is not strict unlike the other countries.
Do tourists have to wear hijab in Iran?
Yes tourists must follow a dress code in Iran.women have to cover their head and wear long pants and a long tunic or coat in public areas.
Can you wear sandals in Iran?
of course. Sandals are very popular in Iran during summer and are worn by both men and women.