An Australian tourist was blocked at the entrance to the Vatican Museum because her white dress was too short and too low-cut.
The misadventure then resulted in the classic outburst on social media, this time TikTok, which in addition to gathering a large following has rekindled the historical debate on tourist clothing.
Not just in Rome, as several Italian tourist destinations have cracked down on how tourists get around in their cities and under what conditions.
For those that understand Italian, you can listen to Tema Moda's Director of Marketing Caterina Nesci speak with SBS Italiano on what her experience has been when she travels to Italy. To hear the podcast click here.