Vilnius - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the typical dress code at work and in public places? Is formal dress ever required?

Business casual. - Feb 2021

Business. - Oct 2019

Formal dress for balls/galas. Lithuanians dress nicely but not flamboyantly. Not a lot of high heels, more sensible shoes, and sensible coats etc for cold/cool weather with precipitation. - Mar 2017

Formal dress would rarely be required. Euro-nice is standard outside of work. If you wear jeans, they will know you are American. Suits or very nice business casual are standard for work. - Mar 2017

Business formal to casual - don't wear jeans and t-shirts in public if you want to fit in. - Aug 2015

Women really dress up when going out in public, and God bless them. Sometimes I worry that they might get cold, but they seem to manage. Business casual at work. Men seem much more casual about dress than women. However, local men seem to be comfortable wearing pedal-pusher pants in the summer and carrying their handbags. It's a little different. - Jun 2013

At work, suits for men and women. In public, tighter and more formal than in the U.S. for both sexes. Women frequently wear high heels and short skirts. - Feb 2011

Lithuanians dress more formally than Americans do for social events. - May 2009

From business casual to suit & tie. - Nov 2008

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