These flattering maxi dresses from Nordstrom are under $75 and worth the investment — you’ll wear them for years to come

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Trendy items certainly have their place in your wardrobe. But if you’re looking to make the most of your money, you should invest in timeless, classic pieces. Maxi dresses look good all year long, but they’re an especially wonderful option during the summer months. Choose a simple, flattering style made from high-quality materials, and you can wear it year after year.

While you may be tempted to just buy the cheapest dress you can find, resist that urge. Instead, spending just a little bit more can mean you have a dress to wear for summers to come. Right now, Nordstrom has an amazing maxi dress selection that’s definitely worth checking out. Not only are there lots of styles designed for flattering different body types, but they’re well made and reasonably priced, too.

With the official start of summer just a few weeks away, now is the time to stock your closet with maxi dresses that you can wear over and over again. The six picks below are all worth the investment because they’re not too expensive and will stand the test of time.

Nordstrom Stretch Cotton Maxi Dress, $59.25-$79 (Orig. $79)

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Who can resist a dress with pockets? This Nordstrom Stretch Cotton Maxi Dress comes in the prettiest sage green color, and the fabric is amazingly soft and comfy.

Caslon A-Line T-Shirt Cotton Maxi Dress, $41.40 (Orig. $69)

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This Caslon A-Line T-Shirt Cotton Maxi Dress is great because the skirt has a bit of movement to it. The navy color is a perfect alternative to basic black.

Caslon Vacation Cotton Midi Dress, $47.40-$63.20 (Orig. $79)

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Despite the name, you don’t need to be on island time to rock this Caslon Vacation Cotton Midi Dress. It’s available in three colors, and it’s perfect for every day.

Nordstrom V-Neck Stretch Cotton Shift Dress, $55.20-$69 (Orig. $69)

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In neutral tan, this Nordstrom V-Neck Stretch Cotton Shift Dress beautifully flatters sun-kissed skin. The material also has a bit of stretch, so it’s forgiving.

Rip Curl Classic Surf Maxi Dress, $64.95

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Whether for weekend errands or an outdoor concert, this Rip Curl Classic Surf Maxi Dress is the perfect throw-on-and-go summer outfit.

Caslon Sleeveless Maxi Dress, $39

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It doesn’t get more classic than this Caslon Sleeveless Maxi Dress in black. If you want to mix things up, grab it in red or blue.

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