Walmart Dress Code [all Your Questions Answered!]  

Walmart stopped wearing black or khaki pants in 2018 and said good-bye to the obligatory white or blue shirt. They have a huge list of new fashion possibilities!

You can dress however you want, but if you wear a long-sleeved dress shirt, it should be tucked in.
You can wear glasses with your Walmart uniform. However, you’re not allowed to wear them around your face.
If you wear a necktie, make sure to keep it out of your shirt collar.

Walmart Dress Code 2022

Walmart employees can don jeans with any color or pattern so long as the jeans are plain and the pants don’t have rips, embellishments, or jewels. Shirts can also have any pattern or color so long as there are not any patterns, patterns that are too busy, or any embellishments. Shirts are allowed to have a unique, small design, so long as it is not a large and/or embellished logo.

For instance, tattoos are not allowed. However, the dress code specifically mentions that employees can have visible piercings, as long as they are not on the lips or tongue. The dress code also mentions that you can wear a hoodie as long as it is at least half a size bigger than you.

Does Walmart Give You a Uniform?

Yes, all employees who work in the Walmart supply warehouse have a uniform. Their vest consists of several pockets, one having a name tag that employees wear on a chain around their neck.

There are many fun and comfortable activities for everyone to enjoy, such as games of billiards, darts, or cards. The guests are also allowed to bring their own food or drinks.

Can Walmart Employees Wear Leggings?  

Walmart dress code allows employees to wear leggings (yoga pants also fall under this category). Jeggings are permitted, along with jeans, cargo pants, slacks, chinos, and capris.

Can You Wear Ripped Jeans to Work at Walmart?

The company said that no employee is not allowed to wear ripped jeans nor is it allowed to wear jeans with patterns, frayed edges or tears.

Jeans with discoloration, stains, holes, broken or tattered stitching, or designs are not permitted to be worn.

Can Walmart Employees Wear Hoodies? 

Although there is no specific policy on the wearing of hats, the wearing of them is a decision made by the manager and is influenced by the role someone has in the shop.
[Hands up, or a thumbs up for example]: A thumbs up is a gesture which could have many meanings depending on who is doing the waving. In a shop environment the thumbs up is often a positive gesture.

Some employees can wear a Walmart jacket because it is part of their uniform, while others cannot. It is best to check with your manager.

Can You Wear Shorts Working at Walmart?  

Most of the time, Walmart employees can’t wear shorts (unless they have a specific requirement for that role, which could be anything from being an assistant manager to working in a department that requires shorts. You can check if a role requires shorts by looking at the requirements section of the job posting. You can also look at the job posting to find out which roles require shorts.

Women are allowed to wear capris, skirts, and skorts, and that they should be no shorter than three and a half inches above the knee.

Can Walmart Employees Wear Hats?

Employees are permitted to wear a baseball cap if this is the employee’s primary mode of hair cover. This does not apply to employees who work at the check-out. If you are a cashier, you are permitted to wear a hat if your hair is not showing.

Are Walmart Employees Allowed Facial Piercings?  

After Walmart introduced the new dress code in 2018, this caused them to make some changes to what you can do with your face. If you have a nose ring or any kind of piercing, you can keep it all.
You are still not permitted to tattoo anything, so a tongue ring is still off limits.

This depends on the business as you are within a fresh food area and may be asked to remove your piercings to meet hygiene requirements.

Can Walmart Employees Dye Their Hair? 

Walmart’s latest policy allows employees to style their hair however they want as long as the style doesn’t get in the way of their work.
[Original and paraphrase]: The dress code ban on body piercings has been lifted.

You shouldn’t ever rely on a manager to do for you. The best way to prevent distractions is to make sure you are not distracted yourself.

Can Walmart Employees Have Tattoos?

– Walmart employees are now allowed to have tattoos.
– Tattoos no longer are restricted to the left arm.
– Walmart employees can now be allowed to have tattoos.

Unless your tattoos are vulgar somehow, and your manager thinks they will be an affect on you in the workplace, they are unlikely to ask you to hide them. They may however, if that is the case, say something like “If your tattoos are vulgar, please cover them up for work”.

 If you are about to start your job at Walmart, you should become a card holder. It gives employees a 10 percent in-store discount as well as special offers on travel and other stores.

In addition, potential Walmart employees should also see themselves with the Walmart drug testing policy before submitting an application.

If you want to read about how Walmart treats those who work for them, then read their Walmart break policy or Walmart’s employee benefits policy.


Walmart has also increased the flexibility in terms of the overall outfit you’ll wear to work. You can now dress more casually if you wish.

There is often some confusion about when and what you can wear to work. Your employer may have some specific ideas, or you may want to be a little more adventurous with your fashion choice. But it would be a good idea to check with your boss.

You could try to dress up a little bit more formal, by adding a blazer or a nice pair of pants, but the more you dress up, the less likely you are to have a successful interview.

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