Wednesday, October 3, 2012
THE TYLER GROUP TIPS ON HOW TO BLEND IN WITH THE BARCELONA’S LOCALS
Here is the outline of Barcelona’s Clothes to wear (and not to wear) for you to blend with the locals. There are clear advantages to respecting the dress code here in Barcelona, namely improved safety (not easy to single you out as a tourist) as well as giving you a more authentic experience and a valid reason to do a little shopping! This article will give you all you need to know about the dress code in Barcelona.
Life in Spain has changed dramatically in the past few decades, with the entrance into a new democracy and the decline in the influence of the Catholic Church. This is reflected in a more modern approach to clothes, fashion and dressing, however modesty is still valued and the Spanish tend to dress conservatively and elegantly.
Whilst Barcelona is a very cosmopolitan and bohemian city there are still some definite ‘do and do not wear’. This should make it easier for you to blend in and not be so obviously a tourist.
The Spanish really care about their personal appearance and image; they don’t really wear casual clothes as we know it. The Catalans especially are very proud people and like to look good. They are keen on designer clothes but even more important to them is quality and fitting. It is not hard to find Spanish clothes of very good quality at a reasonable price, which is great for visitors.
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