Polyester is a self published, intersectional feminist fashion and culture publication aiming to bridge the gap of URL cyberfeminism with the IRL world.

Charlie Craggs is our First Guest Editor

My names Charlie Craggs, and I’m officially your unofficial new editor…for a little while. I’m basically the transgender version of Ione gamble though, see photo, so hopefully the change…
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Alternative Film Poster of the month

Illustrated by Charlotte Tymm You Might Also Like Megan-Magdalena Bourne’s Soft Paradise Forget-me-not Hocean Mellow- a New Comic From Brie Moreno
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The Imaginary World of my Life as an 18th Century Dapper Dyke

Seeing myself in Radclyffe Hall, Dykeon Tortured by Queer Pathology In 1899, two years before Radclyffe Hall would use her inherited fortune to clothe herself…
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We Catch up with Jess “Biig Piig” Smyth

Jess “Biig Piig” Smyth is a half-Irish, half-Spanish singer-songwriter based in Hammersmith. At just the age of 20 she exudes soul, confidence and writes with…
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Pure Confidence

Alyia Soraya states on her Photo Series Confidence “Confidence is such a simple and common word that’s tossed around to give a message but how…
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Where do we go from here?

“We have now landed in Heathrow Terminal 2.” I have heard these distorted, muffled words leaving the airplane microphone a dozen times. As I exit…
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Women and Pills (part 2)

“Women who misbehave, who refuse to conform, and what is done to them.” Women are controlled by medication; many women even control themselves, voluntarily submitting…
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Exploring the Long History Between Women and Pills

Women and pills have a long, troubled history. From opiates like morphine and laudanum, which were used as painkillers and to mitigate anxiety in the…
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A lesson in behavioural intervention

When you think of playground behaviour, name calling, bickering, games of kiss chase and stuck in the mud are probably a few of the things…
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