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In the policy regarding dining area dress code it states that "shorts are not allowed during dinner." Would this apply to dressy bermuda shorts - they are nearly knee length and not sloppy by any imagination.

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Shorts are shorts, whether Bermuda or otherwise and they say NO shorts in the dining room at dinner. Why try to push the envelope? They are perfectly acceptable for breakfast or lunch. Just because they are neat and not short does not make Bermuda shorts acceptable in the dining room at dinner IMO:)

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"dressy bermuda shorts" ... I'd like to think that's an oxymoron.

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Just spoke to Clarence at Royal and he assured me that dressy shorts would not result in my being escorted out of the dining room - can't say the same about the thong!!!!

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Will you see other pax with shorts (bermuda or otherwise) in the DR? yes.

Do the dress guidline prohibit shorts from the DR? yes.

Will you be denied seating? Probably not.

 

A few years back one of my direct reports at work came in with a beautiful new suit, that had bermuda shorts rather than a skirt. It was 100 times dressier than just about EVERYTHING my other dir reports ever wore and she hosery and dressy shoes with it -- but I had to ask her to refrain from wearing it to work again because of the HUGE controversy it caused -- "if she can wear shorts, why can't I?" While I would have LIKEd to have responded that she could wear shorts because she had taste and a sense of both fashion and decorum and everyone else here considers "formal wear" to be a new pair of jeans with a NFL-official Packer shirt (rather than a knock off) :D . Instead I held my tongue and enforced the "letter of the law."

I'm certain YOUR shorts are very tasteful, but they are still shorts.

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Haven't seen this topic - how about thongs - are thong man-kinis allowed in the dining room ?

 

Ok, I laughed. :D

But hey, after all, it doesn't specifically say you can't does it? Where ARE thongs in that dress code policy?

But I think I would have to drink a LOT of smuggled booze to try it.:eek:

No, come to think of it, there isn't enough smuggled booze for that to happen.

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Ok, I laughed. :D

But hey, after all, it doesn't specifically say you can't does it? Where ARE thongs in that dress code policy?

But I think I would have to drink a LOT of smuggled booze to try it.:eek:

No, come to think of it, there isn't enough smuggled booze for that to happen.

Maybe smuggle one or two airplane liquors in your man-kini???? Impress the natives :cool:

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I'd have to check my old Compasses, but I do recall seeing something about Bermuda Shorts being allowed while we were actually docked in Bermuda. That would make sense, by adding to the whole "Bermuda atmosphere", but I don't think it would apply to any other ports or while at sea.

 

And my memory may be fooling me too... I'll just have to check.

 

Theron

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OK be nice!!! I know it was a loaded question!!! But Yes Voxy I think you are right that is an oxymoron. I think you might be a little under dressed in the dining rm. Polarismom of 4

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With jacket & tie and traditional knee-high socks and dress shoes...while docked at Kings Wharf in Bermuda (thus not a formal night)....why not? A perfect definition of Smart-Casual. Anywhere else probably not. :rolleyes:

 

 

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I have no idea who these guys are...just a pic from the vastness of the WWW.

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In the policy regarding dining area dress code it states that "shorts are not allowed during dinner." Would this apply to dressy bermuda shorts - they are nearly knee length and not sloppy by any imagination.

Aren't they shorts?:rolleyes:

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Don't be an ass and just put on some pants.

Someone forgot their chill pill today... To the OP - you will see people with a huge variety of dress - a suit with bermudas will not stand out... Now a thong and a Tee shirt on the other hand (yes some wear T Shirts)...

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Don't be an ass and just put on some pants.

I agree. Have respect and put on some slacks..Shorts are for the casual dining room.

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but I have to ask. Are shorts considered above the knee? What about capri-length? Are they within guidelines? thanks.

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"dressy bermuda shorts" ... I'd like to think that's an oxymoron.

 

With the proper socks and the correct length, this is what you see many businessmen wearing in Bermuda.

 

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Bermuda shorts were permitted on Celebrity in the dining room when in Bermuda.

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Sheesh! People on here can be harsh.

 

I wore a pair of linen type material long shorts/bermuda shorts/short capris/whatever you want to call them to the dining room on my last cruise and I looked perfectly fine. They came to about the middle of my knees.

IMHO, as long as they aren't "shorts" that you're trying to dress up with a nice top then you're fine.

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Ok, I laughed. :D

But hey, after all, it doesn't specifically say you can't does it? Where ARE thongs in that dress code policy?

But I think I would have to drink a LOT of smuggled booze to try it.:eek:

No, come to think of it, there isn't enough smuggled booze for that to happen.

As a matter of fact, thongs are addressed in our work place dress code. While most of us know they are referring to flip flops, we had a consultant duped into thinking it was the underwear variety. She was really mad about it! "Are they going to check? What, they're looking for panty lines?" It was hard to keep a straight face but we did while she went on her rant. All we had to do was keep repeating "It says no thongs."

 

Are capris shorts? I don't know. I don't wear em so hardly care, but you could probably wear them.

 

I guess what it comes down to is knowing what the suggested attire is and making your decision from there. Maybe you will be denied entry and maybe you won't be. Doesn't bother me any; I'll get started on my appetizer either way.

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