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Appropriate attire for late May

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Appropriate attire for late May

Can anyone tell me what is appropriate attire for men and women in their 50s vacationing in Charleston? We live in a So. California beach community and I'm afraid "California casual" is a little too casual for the east coast. Do tourist wear shorts around town? What is appropriate at night? I'd appreciate any and all suggestions. We are packing soon.

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1. Re: Appropriate attire for late May

CA casual is not too casual from Charleston. With our heat and humidity, shorts are seen all over town during the summer (spring and fall as well). With regards to evening attire, khaki pants/shorts and polo shirts for men and pants, skirts, dress shorts for ladies are fine for most of the places downtown. If you are going to a more upscale restaurant (Peninsula Grill, Circa 1886, Carolina's, Grill 225, Robert's), a jacket for your husband and dress pants or skirt would be more appropriate for you.

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2. Re: Appropriate attire for late May

That's exactly the type of info I needed. Thanks!