So you’re wondering what to wear in Kuala Lumpur and it’s your first time to visit a Muslim country? Well, don’t worry! Here’s a quick guide of what you should wear and not wear to show your respect to their religion, to feel comfortable under their weather and to generally blend in and not attract undue attention in public.
- Skimpy clothing. While it is not very unusual to see locals wearing shorts and skirts in public places, especially in places where it’s generally expected like the streets and the parks, you should avoid wearing skimpy clothing and going out scantily clad in overly-revealing sleeveless, tubes and short shorts. Unless you want to stick out like a sore thumb to the muggers and the bad guys, especially if you’re visiting highly-congested areas like Chow Kit and Petaling Street, this kind of clothing is definitely a no-no. [Read more…]