10 Summer Dresses at Nordstrom to Flatter Your Figure

A wrap dress is universally flattering, as it cinches at the waist and creates an hourglass shape.

Wrap Dress:

This style nips in at the waist and then flares out, creating a feminine silhouette.

Fit and Flare Dress:

A-line dresses are fitted at the top and then gradually flare out, skimming over the hips and thighs.

A-Line Dress:

This style features a high waistline that sits just below the bust, creating a long, flowing silhouette.

Waist Dress:

Shift dresses are straight-cut and don't have a defined waist, making them perfect for those who want to minimize their midsection.

Shift Dress:

Maxi dresses are long and flowing, creating a tall and slimming effect.

Maxi Dress:

While bodycon dresses are form-fitting, they can be flattering if they are made from a stretchy fabric that hugs your curves in all the right places.

Bodycon Dress:

This style draws attention to your shoulders and collarbone, highlighting these areas instead of your midsection.

Shoulder Dress:

A v-neckline can elongate your torso and draw the eye upward, creating a slimming effect.

V-Neck Dress:

Ruching (gathering of fabric) can be strategically placed to camouflage problem areas and create a more defined waistline.

Ruched Dress: