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Belgrade, Serbia’s capital city, is nestled in the heart of the Balkans. While Belgrade doesn’t typically rank high on tourists’ lists, this eastern European gem is truly a must-visit city, pulsing with culture, style, and energy.

Want to know what to wear in Belgrade? Read on to learn essentials to pack in all four seasons.

 


What to Wear in Belgrade

Written By: Maggie Fogg


 

Once you get past the initial gray and gritty feel of the city, you’ll notice Belgrade has dozens of quaint and stylish neighborhoods, trendy, little known restaurants, and unparalleled nightlife.

There are so many things to do in Belgrade, but regardless of which time of the year you visit, locals and visitors are trendy and style-conscious. If you want to fit in, pack lots of black and dark colors, sleek silhouettes, and your chicest accessories.

 

 

What to Wear in Belgrade: Fall

 

 

Top | Jacket | Sweater | Scarf | Jeans | Blouse | BootsLeggings | DressBeanie

 

Belgrade can get quite chilly in the fall. Essentials include: a leather jacket, cozy blanket scarf, comfortable walking flats, jeans, tights, and a few stylish yet warm dresses.

For fall, try a stylish black leather jacket, which will keep you warm while being versatile enough to pair with all your outfits.

 

Start by reading these general tips on packing for autumn travel:

 

Old Belgrade is a beautiful part of the city to explore. The streets are filled with pre-war architecture mixed with communist-style buildings.

With all of this wandering, it’s important to bring a comfortable pair of walking shoes and a good pair of jeans.

In October and November, weather tends to be rainy. An umbrella is a must. Look for a compact style umbrella that can fit in any bag from a backpack to a mini handbag.

 

Read these tips on what to wear on a rainy day!

 

During the daytime, you’ll need a few nice sweaters and long-sleeved tops to pair with jeans and your leather jacket.

For evenings out and more fancy occasions, bring slim-fitting dark or black jeans and a pretty top.

Another great alternative for a nice dinner or a nicer daytime look is a sweater dress worn with tights; pair these with ankle boots for a look that transitions perfectly from day to night.

Ankle boots with a sturdy, comfortable heel are a good compromise to fit in with Belgrade’s stylish locals, while being able to handle the cobbled streets with grace. Try this pair by Steve Madden.

 

These are the best ankle boots recommended by our readers!

 

What to Wear in Belgrade: Winter

 

 

Blouse | Jeans | Parka | Skirt | Lipstick | Earrings | Gloves | Blazer | Sweater | Cami

 

In the winter months, Belgrade is cold and snowy. However, even in the coldest months, locals continue to dress stylishly and wear a lot of black or darker colors.

 

Start by reading these general tips on packing for winter travel:

 

It can get downright chilly during Belgrade’s winter. Opt for a warm parka-style jacket like one of these.

A nicely cut winter jacket with a warm hood and trendy ankle boots are perfect for a winter visit.

 

These are the best waterproof leather boots recommended by our readers!

 

One of the best approaches to stylish winter travel is layering. Try mixing a pretty blouse, chic sweater, and trendy blazer under your winter jacket–it’s stylish and will keep you warm and cozy all day.

By layering different pieces, you get more variety out of your minimal travel wardrobe. On that note, leggings that can be layered under jeans are a great addition for very cold temps, or days where you will be outside for many hours.

 

Find out why thermals are a must for traveling light (and staying warm) in winter!

 

Finally, don’t forget a warm scarf, a cute beanie, and mittens or gloves to keep hands warm–it can be extremely windy in Belgrade.

These Coach gloves are a beautiful color and will keep your hands warm while looking chic and stylish.

 

Spice up your travel wardrobe with these stylish winter accessories!

 

 

What to Wear in Belgrade: Spring

 

 

Trench | Hat | Top | Blazer | Blouse | Sunglasses | Jeans | Bag | Umbrella

 

Belgrade is known for its nightlife. From smoky restaurants and hipster bars to fine dining restaurants that turn into clubs after midnight and all-night warehouse parties–if you like to go out, Belgrade is your city.

One of Belgrade’s most interesting nightlife meccas is a section of waterfront along the Danube which houses dozens of bars on barges.

These barge-bars are closed during the winter months, but reopen during springtime in full force.

 

Start by reading these general tips on packing for spring travel:

 

When visiting in the spring, a statement blazer is a fantastic piece to bring along. Whether seeing the sights during the day or barge hopping at night, you’ll be looking chic and comfortable.

Spring is another rainy season. In addition to bringing your umbrella, a rain-proof trench coat is recommend to keep you warm and dry during your travels.

 

Read these tips on what to wear on a rainy day when you’re traveling!

 

A trench coat is a must-have for spring. Keeping it classic with a flattering beige hue is a great choice; try a trench from Topshop at Nordstrom.

A collection of stylish tops, skirts, leggings, and jeans are other must-haves for the spring season in Belgrade.

 

These are the best leggings for women who travel, as voted by our readers!

 

For accessories, you can never go wrong with a trendy backpack; it’s a traveler’s best friend for day trips and general wandering. Try this one from Mango.

And don’t forget a pair of trendy sunglasses. In a city where style is everywhere, sunglasses are no different. Bring your chicest sunnies along.

 

Check out these cute backpacks for travel!

 

What to Wear in Belgrade: Summer

 

 

Romper | Dress | Short | Sunnies | Bag | Earrings | Tank | Romper | Sandal | Wedge

 

Summer in Belgrade is beautiful. You’ll want to check out the old fort and maybe rent bikes and ride over the bridge to visit new Belgrade.

 

Start by reading these general tips on packing for summer travel:

 

Summer dresses and shorts are common around the city. If you’re the type of girl who likes to dress up a bit, bring a pretty pair of wedges and some evening dresses, too.

These beautiful bluish-colored wedges are perfect to dress up or down during the summer months in Belgrade.

 

Find out the most comfortable wedges for travel!

 

Don’t forget to add some pretty summer dresses or rompers for the evening–you’ll fit right in with this pretty style.

Whatever season you visit, pack a little on the dressier side, but keep comfort in mind. Walking shoes and a jacket are always recommended.

 

These are the most cute and comfortable walking shoes for travel!

 

 


What are your tips on what to wear in Belgrade? Share in the comments!


 

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Author Bio: Maggie Fogg is a full-time traveler and writer. She left Toronto with a one-way ticket to Spain and has been making her way around the globe ever since. Currently, you can find her dancing and hiking her way around South America. Follow Maggie on Instagram.


 

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