Orange Is The New Black star Dascha Polanco accentuates her curves in a striped bodycon dress as she attends fashion exhibition opening

She was propelled to fame as inmate Dayanara Diaz in Netflix series Orange Is The New Black.

But Dascha Polanco swapped the orange prison uniform for a glamorous frock and heels at the celebration of MoMA's Fashion Exhibit at MOMA in New York on Thursday.

The actress, 34, put her killer figure and envy-inducing curves on display in a striped, form-fitting dress by Tome.

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She's got a killer figure: Dascha Polanco envy-inducing curves on display in a form-fitting dress by Tome at the celebration of MoMA's Fashion Exhibit at MOMA in New York City on Thursday

She's got a killer figure: Dascha Polanco envy-inducing curves on display in a form-fitting dress by Tome at the celebration of MoMA's Fashion Exhibit at MOMA in New York City on Thursday

Pulling out all the stops for the intimate tour and cocktail event, actress Dascha opted for vibrant colours.

The 5 foot 4 inches stunner boosted her petite height in black sky-scraper stilettos for a classic look.

The television sensation proved she knew how to accessorise when she toted a shiny black clutch and styled a number of golden rings with sunglasses worn indoors.

Standing tall: The 5 foot 4 inches stunner boosted her petite height in sky-scraper high stilettos for a classic look

Standing tall: The 5 foot 4 inches stunner boosted her petite height in sky-scraper high stilettos for a classic look

Earn your style stripes like Dascha in a Tome jumper

As she arrived at the opening of MoMA's Fashion Exhibit in New York City this week, Orange is the New Black's Dascha Polanco had swapped orange prison overalls for a much more fashionable ensemble.

Dascha looked fabulous in an outfit by Tome. The stretchy khaki skirt clung to her fabulous hourglass figure and she'd complimented it with a contrasting white funnel neck jumper.

We love the brightly coloured stripes on the outfit that really make it pop and if you're keen to brighten up your winter wardrobe, then take style tips from Dascha.

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Dominican-American beauty Dascha embraced her femininity as she wore her brunette locks down with subtle make-up.

She was there to celebrate with Harper's BAZAAR and The Outnet, enjoying an intimate tour of the 'Is Fashion Modern' exhibition.

Despite her keen interest in fashion, Dascha is best known for her role in Orange Is The New Black, a show that charts the lives of jailbirds living in a minimum-security women's federal prison.

All about the accessories: The television sensation looked worlds away from her character Dany (right) as she swapped her prison uniform for a glamorous frock

Beautiful: Dominican American born beauty Dascha embraced her femininity as she wore deftly touches of make-up and let her brunette locks down

Beautiful: Dominican American born beauty Dascha embraced her femininity as she wore deftly touches of make-up and let her brunette locks down

The comedy-drama Netflix series explores corruption, drug smuggling, funding cuts, overcrowding and guard brutality in jails.

Dascha's largest storyline came the end of season four when her character gets her hands on a gun.

Series five saw the chaos unravel in the prison when the prisoners break into riot after inmate Poussey Washington (Samira Wiley) dies.

Great fun: She posed up a storm with Faryn Weiner, Amanda Alagem, and Mallory Schlau

Great fun: She posed up a storm with Faryn Weiner, Amanda Alagem, and Mallory Schlau

Sparkling conversation: She enjoyed the good company of the ladies at the event

Sparkling conversation: She enjoyed the good company of the ladies at the event

Of her character, Dascha told ELLE magazine: 'Daya has had such a storyline and it's relatable—especially with relationship dynamics. 

'She falls in love in there, she becomes a mother in there, she becomes incarcerated with her mother. 

'She's in there because of being raised by her mother in the circumstances that her mother was dealt.'

Orange Is The New Black: The comedy-drama Netflix series explores corruption, drug smuggling, funding cuts, overcrowding and guard brutality in jails

Orange Is The New Black: The comedy-drama Netflix series explores corruption, drug smuggling, funding cuts, overcrowding and guard brutality in jails

Top moment: Dascha had her big moment at the end of season four where her character gets her hands on a gun

Top moment: Dascha had her big moment at the end of season four where her character gets her hands on a gun

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