[thechat] European dress codes...

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Mon Feb 3 17:28:08 CST 2003

On Tue, 4 Feb 2003, isaac wrote:

> Even at a time of war and high prices, my greatest worry is over footwear.
> ;)
> I can only spare space for 2-3 pairs of shoes, one will be my comfortable
> Tailwinds, and another will be some reef-style sandals. Annnyway, that
> leaves me perilously short of something likely to pass as reasonable evening
> wear for the feet.
> I'm assuming that bars/restaurants/clubs in Europe (France, Italy, Spain,
> UK, etc) have some restrictions on entry -- i.e., closed shoes, no sneakers,
> whatever.

Some clubs, maybe (and of course there's a crossover with bars). But
restaurants and bars generally? Shouldn't be a problem. I think most
restaurants have seen the blues brothers and worry more about guys in
ties ;-)

Just don't leave yer arse hanging out...


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