Own Your Business Meeting in These 9 Outfits

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Whether you work in a corporate environment or your office is a little more on the creative and relaxed side, there’s a good chance that you’ll be attending the occasional business meeting. From presenting your own ideas to new clients to exchanging ideas with your colleagues, dressing the part in the right business meeting outfits up your sleeve is key success within the office.  

So, what makes for an appropriate business meeting ensemble? We asked Lauren McGoodwin, founder and CEO of Career Contessa, for her best office-friendly fashion advice. “I recommend a great power suit or blazer. Of course, a great blowout never hurts, either,” she tells us.

With that in mind, we’ve rounded up our favorite street style looks for you to take to the office. From an updated look on the classic power suit to stylish blazers that are anything but boring, these looks will show off your professionalism and your personality. Check them out below.

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A floral skirt with a structured blazer will keep you looking professional without feeling too uptight. Add on cool accessories to give your ensemble more color.

A classic blazer will last you forever.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

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We love a good checked blazer more than anyone. Play into the colors of it and wear a vibrant blue skirt with it.

Yes, this blazer is still a favorite among editors.

Available in sizes S to L.

This cutout detail is so unique.

Available in sizes FR 34 to FR 40.

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While beige blazers might be less common than your standard black version, this will be a refreshing option for the summer. Wear it with neutrals for an unexpected office look.

A beige blazer is so refreshing for summer.

Available in sizes 2 to 12.

The tie detail on these sleeves, though.

Available in sizes 14 to 20.

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There's nothing like a good black power suit to do the trick in the conference room. Opt for a pair of kick flare pants to give it a stylish update.

Kick flare pants are so flattering.

Available in sizes 0 to 12.

You'll wear these so much in the office.

Available in sizes 4 to 12.

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Why not play with different types of plaid? To keep this look from getting too busy, keep the color palette to a minimum.

You'll immediately have the room in this blazer.

Available in sizes 0 to 12.

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If you work in a more creative environment, a printed blazer will be an unique option that's bound to make you stand out.

A printed blazer is so unexpected.

Available in sizes FR 34 to Fr 42.

Style this with a pair of black trousers for work.

Available in sizes IT 40 to IT 46.

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A cool pussy bow blouse will always look good in the office We love it paired with high-waisted trousers and a cool blazer.

Who doesn't love a good pussy bow blouse?

Available in sizes XS to L.

These cropped trousers are so good.

Available in sizes XS to L.

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Want to give your blazer look an update? Try wearing one that'll cinch at the waist to change the silhouette. Then, pair it with a flowy skirt to give your ensemble some movement.

Bring attention to your waist with this blazer.

Available in sizes AU 8 to AU 14.

This print is so cute for summer.

Available in sizes XS to 4X.

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An updated power suit will command the room the moment you walk in. Wear a patterned or checked suit to give your look an unexpected twist.

You'll get so much wear out of this.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Wear this with a cool graphic tee on the weekends.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Now, go on and ace that meeting. Everyone will know you mean business.