Stephanie Segarra

  Stephanie Segarra is a photographer from the island of Puerto Rico, currently living in Santurce. Interested in telling stories about people and places through her images, Stephanie’s inspiration comes from both the common and not so common. Website: http://www.stephsegarra.com/ Tumblr: http://stephsegarra.tumblr.com/

“Feminism is a basic concept. I think it’s rad.”- Polyester Chats to Molly Soda

We talk with Molly Soda about feminism, using your bedroom as a workplace and tween dreams

Dicktionary: Inboxia

Words we wish were in the Oxford English Dictionary, but for now the Polyester Dicktionary will have to do.

Dear Celia… Agony Aunt Celia Edell’s First Column

  Vloggers may often veer towards the more annoying, less informative side of the net, but nestled amongst the sea of haul videos and bad Paramore covers is Celia Edell, a philosophy graduate with an A* fashion sense, who’s feminist vlogs exploring issues ranging from anxiety to make up as an art form rack up…

Brie Moreno

Brie Moreno is a nineteen-year-old illustration student living in Canada. Her key interests are Troma movies, scrunchies, and dogs. You can find more of her work at boogerbrie.tumblr.com. Brie is Polyester’s resident comic artist- you can see her strips on the site on a biweekly basis.

Hatti Rex

Word on the street is that Hatti Rex has had every hair colour imaginable, used to be “Habbo famous” and once won a Blue Peter badge for drawing a dog. As well as being one of our illustrators, Hatti regularly creates vaguely dystopian moving image pieces and regularly updates her super colourful personal style blog….

Josie Edwards

Josie Edwards aka JMKE is an illustrator and an activist for all things grotesque that have a camouflaged sense of beauty. The comics she creates are femme and crude. Josie’s animated personality is the reason why she is so good at what she does and because of that her comics are given their own life. Work…

Celia Edell

Polyester’s agony aunt is a strong-minded feminist cat-lady with a BA (Hons) in philosophy and ethics. She’s the modern day version of Antigone. Discussing topics such as sexism, anxiety, and feminist theories with her followers is one reason why she is so well known. She prefers to be articulate when it comes to writing but…

Rachel Hodgson

Rachel Hodgson is a BA fashion photography student at the London College of Fashion. Experimenting with the art form of collage and loose pencil lines, Rachel’s work has a youthful vintage appeal. She also has created her own website to sell her original drawings of characters who have cheeky facial expressions humans only wish they could pull in…

Arvida Bystrom

The 22-year old photographer questions and pushes boundaries within her work. Gender stereotypes and the female anatomy are common themes that can be seen in her portraits. She rejects the idea of censorship and uses vibrant pastels colours that embody bold images of pubic hair, period blood, and nudity. Work featured on Polyester : My Girl…

“Everyone Likes Pizza!”- Polyester Interviews Maria Pizzeria

  Being able to multi-task is a job we all have a hard time doing, but one girl who proves it is possible to do it all and still look cute is Maria Pizzeria. The 22-year-old London based creative is a stylist, blogger, and PR consultant.

Our Girl Lollipop- Arvida Bystrom

We all know why Arvida Byström is important. Her pastel perfect photography deconstructing the feminine gender code made us all question why we were so freaked out about growing armpit hair, getting our period, or secretly wanting to keep our My Little Ponies.