Depending on the occasion, Japanese people will choose different outfits.
According to Realestate Tokyo, Japan is a country of orderly people. On the online forums, many questions about the lifestyle of the people of cherry are raised. The way they choose consistent outfits for each event is a question many foreigners question.
The issue of dress is of great interest in Japan. Therefore, if you do not want to be misunderstood by others, you should adhere to “dress code” (roughly translated: Dress code for each event).
The first is the office attire. If you watch many movies about cherry country, you can see that their costumes are not different from the West. Office workers often wear polite suits when going to work. However, in Japan, the suit for work should only be black or navy, with a neutral shirt and tie.
Suit styles with unique color variations are not acceptable in the workplace in Japan. The neat factor is also emphasized. Men in this country are not allowed to shave their heads. Meanwhile, women must obey the “underground law” of not wearing heavy makeup or spraying a lot of perfume.
Work shoes should always be clean and easy to take off (some places require them to be removed). Perforated socks are considered a serious minus in the eyes of others.
Weddings are also a time consuming opportunity to think about choosing costumes. In Japan, two types of weddings are still maintained in parallel. Traditionally, the wedding ceremony will be performed by a Shinto priest. Brides dressed in white, are called shiromuku. The groom wears a hakama and a coat with his emblem.
Therefore, if you come to this type of wedding, the simple and traditional costumes will help you to “get lost” more.
In addition, many Japanese also do Western-style weddings or in churches. The bride will wear a modern white wedding dress, while the groom wears a formal ceremony. Attending these weddings, courtesy and fashion can be put to the fore.
Vibrant colors are still acceptable. However, if the clothes are too bright, you will be considered “ignorant”.
In terms of funeral costumes, the Japanese also have minimal polite requirements. First, you are not allowed to dress ostentatiously. This will be disrespectful to the deceased. Men wear black suits, white shirts, black ties and black shoes. Attendees absolutely avoid shiny shiny items or striking jewelry.
Women must wear shoulder tops, knee-length skirts or more. Ideally, the skirt used should be sure to cover the knees even when sitting. Hair should be tied neatly. A matte black kimono is also a plus when attending the funeral.