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Rex Huppke
The many faces of business-casual
The many faces of business-casual

Good news for facial-hair enthusiasts. After six decades of flagrant beardscrimination, Walt Disney Co. has lifted its ban on employee goatees and other face fuzz. It's a bold move by a notoriously conservative company. As Walt Disney himself once did not say, "Having a scruffy 18-year-old working in my theme park might offend guests who've come to see a 5-foot-tall, shirtless mouse and his pal, the duck with no pants." The loosening of dress-code rules at Disney is a definitive sign that the buttoned-down crowd is losing the war against casual work attire. Yet there remains much confusion over the issue. What is "casual" apparel? How do I know what's...