South Africans doing great things: Bonolo Mataboge

Bonolo Mataboge, founded of Afriblossom, a fashion label for plus-sized women. At the age of 22, Bonolo had to drop out of fashion school after developing a growth disorder that caused her lower leg to grow at an inward angle.

She did not let that deter her from chasing her dreams. Bonolo says she could never find the right fit when it came to clothing. And while most stores offered larger sizes, finding cuts specifically for women with curves was a constant challenge.

Now an emerging fashion designer, she is changing that dynamic with a fashion range for plus-size women.

Listen to the interview below:


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