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

Beyond The Curve

Two significant events happened in my life in 2017. I turned 30 and I got married. Before the wedding I noticed I was curvier than…
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Venus

Devoted to Venus, an aggregate image of timeless beauty which inspired a lot of artists (Botticelli, Pudica, sleeping Venus, the Dreamers, Venus in furs, etc.)…
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Beyond The Curve

Two significant events happened in my life in 2017. I turned 30 and I got married. Before the wedding I noticed I was curvier than…
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Venus

Devoted to Venus, an aggregate image of timeless beauty which inspired a lot of artists (Botticelli, Pudica, sleeping Venus, the Dreamers, Venus in furs, etc.)…
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On Subjectivity & What We Call Bipolar

There is no contesting the very real ways that Moods have molded me. Mania has marked my life with heightened creativity, incredible sensitivity, and boundless…
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Hermaphroditus & Salmacis

The origins of the word androgynous can be traced back to a myth in Aristophanes speech in Plato’s Symposium; that people used to be spherical…
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Double Folly

Double Folly is a series by Barcelona based photographer Alba Yruela, focusing on fabrics and colors. The models are twins, hence the referential title. Photographer: Alba…
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BLUE

This is a series based on my own experiences that depict the different shades of depression; both the ups and the downs. Illustrations: Beth Richardson You…
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White Nights

White Nights is inspired entirely by the song of the same name by the band Priest – my interpretation of this song is that its about…
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Future Feelings

These images were commissioned for a magazine that then turned them down because “models were ugly, and not agency models” and “the pictures look cheap and…
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McBling: The Early 2000s You Always Knew Existed

Tube tops, lip gloss, and Juicy Tracksuits are back whether you like it or not. While some refer to this era as the “Naughties” or…
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