What Should You Wear in Las Vegas?

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When you start packing for your Las Vegas trip, you need to consider the time of year you'll be there and what you will be doing. You may be surprised to learn that the weather in Vegas is not the same year-round and you will have to pack some sweaters for chillier nights. Once you have your plans in order, you can start packing with the following tips in mind.

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Keep it Casual

If you don't plan on hitting up the clubs or eating at fine dining establishments, don't be concerned about getting too dressed up. Feel free to dress casually as you explore Vegas, meaning nice jeans or slacks with a collared shirt for men and a casual dress and slacks for women.

Regarding footwear, keep in mind that you'll probably doing a lot of walking on the Strip, so you'll need comfortable sandals or walking shoes. These will be your main pair, but you should also pack some casual dress shoes or a pair of heels, just in case.

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Packing for the Seasons

In the summer, you will need shorts, comfortable cotton skirts, and T-shirts. Jeans and trousers are fine, but remember that denim in the desert heat can be uncomfortable. If you are planning on seeing a show, you might want to dress up a bit and remember, that anytime you go indoors, the air-conditioning will probably be at full blast. Even when it's scorching outside, you might want a sweater or cover-up if you plan on spending most of your time indoors.

Winter in Vegas can get cold, especially at night, and you will sometimes find yourself in need of a jacket. Of course, the casino will be a consistent and comfortable temperature so you will have to shed some layers while sitting at that blackjack table.

In the fall and spring, you will generally be comfortable with summer attire during the day. At night, a pair of jeans or a sweater will be enough to keep you warm.

What to Wear at the Clubs

At a Las Vegas night club, you'll probably want to look your best and head out in your favorite outfit. However, you should know that dress codes do exist in Vegas and you might not be let in if you aren't dressed appropriately. Women can usually dress however they like, but for men, the dress code is more clear. Many night clubs won't allow denim, baggy pants, caps, t-shirts, or jerseys. If you know which night club you want to go to, check ahead to make sure you will be dressed appropriately.

Dressing for the Pool

If your swimsuit is very revealing, you might be asked to cover up. If you are at an adult pool there will not be a problem but in the general pools, you could be asked to cover yourself up by a member of the staff. It might be Las Vegas, but there are some rules when it comes to how much skin you can show.

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