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flatter (one's) figure

To fit one's body well and make it look especially attractive, as of clothing. You look gorgeous—that dress really flatters your figure!
See also: figure, flatter
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

flatter one's figure

Fig. [for clothing] to make one look thin or to make one's figure look better than it is. The lines of this dress really flatter your figure. The trousers had a full cut that flattered Maria's figure.
See also: figure, flatter
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Ranging from casual to semiformal, the collection features woven fabrics, soft materials like georgettes, thick knits and stretch fabrics that flatter one's figure, in print dresses and tops that can be worn from day to night.