Marriage and dating in iran
For example the prominent position allocated to family as reflected in the Islamic sources and legal codes is a continuation of universal practices adopted by most Eastern societies since ancient times.
Such fashion statements are regarded as womanly and many parents believing in distinct male and female roles and codes of behavior have problems with their sons acting in such manners.
Boys are expected to dress formally with suite and tie for all major occasions and parties unless if they are very young.
On the other hand decades of westernization and modernization during the Pahlavi era has created modern and ultra-modern groups that easily fit into any modern setup anywhere.
The way people behave, eat or drink, dress and how easily they interact with the opposite sex is normally an indication of how traditional or modern they are (even what class they belong too) and what to expect when dealing with them.
ranian culture is Class based, traditional and patriarchal.
Tradition for most is rooted in religion and class and patriarchy have been constant features of Iranian society since ancient times.
Some might primarily associate with people from their own religion.
Very conservative Muslims may avoid shaking hands or kiss unrelated individuals from the opposite sex.
On the whole Iranians dress up formally even for ordinary parties and dressing up casually is reserved for very informal occasions with immediate members of the family.
Formal dressing for men always included suite and tie, however since the Islamic revolution some Muslims have dropped the tie and identify it as a Western symbol.