Orange Is The New Black

star Dascha Polanco opted for a bold look at New York Fashion Week, flashing the flesh in an outfit that showed off her curves.

The 33-year-old Dominican-American actress, who regularly talks about body positivity on her social media accounts, strutted her stuff on day five of Fashion Week in nothing but a one-piece swimsuit, teamed with a long, open jacket and a pair of high heels.

Dascha Polanco strutted her stuff on day five of Fashion Week in nothing but a one-piece swimsuit, teamed with a long, open jacket and a pair of high heels. Photo / Getty Images
Dascha Polanco strutted her stuff on day five of Fashion Week in nothing but a one-piece swimsuit, teamed with a long, open jacket and a pair of high heels. Photo / Getty Images

Polanco, who plays Dayanara Diaz in the Netflix hit, is just one of many Orange Is The New Black stars who looks vastly different out of character.

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The actress has admitted that in the past she wasn't sure she'd make it in Hollywood because of her size - but she's now parlayed her starring role in OITNB into film roles and a modelling gig with the NFL Women's Apparel line.

"I've always been proud to be Latina, and I want to represent the Latina woman out there who is like me," said the self-described "thick girl".

Dascha Polanco as Dayanara Diaz in Orange in the New Black.
Dascha Polanco as Dayanara Diaz in Orange in the New Black.