Iranian dating customs
I would advise female travellers to wear long, flowing tops or tunics and cardigans that run below the waistline.
Baggy pants and covered shoes are also highly recommended.
Many female travellers tend to be concerned about the dress code, which is understandable as it’s something that some of us aren’t used to.
I myself was a little worried prior to my trip, but I got used to the headscarf and baggy clothes just after an hour or so of crossing into the border.
Wherever you are, Iranians will come up to you and say “hello,” take pictures with you, and invite you to their home or even offer you a free guided tour of their hometown.
If you’re wondering how to greet people you meet on the streets, start by learning basic Farsi greetings.
But there are also those who know that modern love--even under a repressive regime--will find a way.The people of Iran truly moved me with their genuine generosity and kindness.If you’re open to seeing Iran beyond the headlines, here are some of my tips on local culture that can help you better understand the country and its people: or loose scarf.You’ll need to pay special attention at the airport and at land border crossings — be sure to put on a long-sleeved shirt, pants and proper shoes.
Despite the strict dress code, you’ll be surprised to find women pushing the limits (especially in the big cities) by wearing their halfway back on their head, and tight, colourful leggings or skinny jeans.Many Iranian women also wear a , or trench coat with long sleeves, that usually falls below the knee.