Gone are the days when the fashion industry and society dictated what fuller-figured women can and cannot wear.
Thick and curvy girls can’t wear shorts they said. Big can’t wear cropped tops, figure-hugging clothing, bikinis and bright colours – the list is endless.
But these local stars are tossing the fashion rules out the window and proving that they can look good in just about anything.
Have a look at some famous women who are defying the fashion standards.
Boity is proud of her curvy body and is not afraid to show off her thick thighs in minidresses and shorts.
While many fuller-figured women shy away from showing their thighs, Boity shows off her legs just about every other day.
Body positive activist Thickleeyonce does not follow the fashion rules. She wears whatever she wants regardless of what the fashion critics thinks.
Need a slim figure to wear a swimsuit? Hell, no!
Minnie’s hourglass figure is the envy of many.
The Homeground presenter is team ‘thigh-high slit’.
Anele dresses her plus-size figure in the latest trends, and looks all kinds of amazing in this shirt dress.
Not only does Mbali Nkosi show off her curvy body in figure-hugging dresses but she also loves showing her midriff in cropped tops.
Phindile Gwala channelled her inner Kim Kardashian with this look.