By Alexis Parente and Alison Syrett Cleary
Updated Sep 21, 2016 @ 7:30 am
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Shop the look: 1. Frame shirt, $245; 2. PB 0110 cross-body bag, $550; 3. Cos skirt, $135; 4. Vince Camuto chunky heels, $119; 5. Novica cuff, $138 (originally $282); 6. Jennifer Meyer earrings, $275;

To dress for a lunch meeting is to understand that you’re part working, part relaxing—and the best possible look offers similar balance. Find it every time by tucking any pinstripe blouse (cut from silky, not stiff, fabric) into a swishy, mid-length skirt; from there, ankle-strap pumps, sculptural jewelry, and a brightly colored (but streamlined!) bag add personality in the most sophisticated way. Now on to more important quandaries: Will you be getting that burger with salad or fries?