Submit yourself to ‘Darkness of the Fantasies’

“Darkness of the Fantasies,” created and conceptualized in collaboration with Mateo Suarez, evokes heaven on earth. Inspired by dark fantasy manga, Final Fantasy, and early 2000s internet, the editorial explores themes of subversion and genderfuck through the depiction of the Fantasies, wearing garments and accessories by MATEO. ]photographer: Rebecca Liu @darqsouls2 (they/them) designer/stylist: Mateo Suarez...

SACROSANCT

I have always found solace in intimate moments alone or with a girlfriend in our rooms, it’s a strong part of what makes up me, and I wanted to display this closeness through my images. Most of my time as a teenager has been spent in scenes like this one. I wanted to portray something...

Fancy Feast!

A set of 9 photos and 3 GIFs based on the idea of a kitsch queen having a totally colorful, lavish feast. We were inspired by all things tacky, campy, and gross, and think that the images would fit perfectly with Polyester’s aesthetic that we both adore. Iris took the photos, I collaged ’em and...

I’m In A Serious Relationship With My Food

I’m in a Serious Relationship with My Food is a series that highlights the basic necessity and the infinite complexities relating to the human being’s profound connection to food.  With an unsettling air, these photos capture excess, insanity, privilege and options.  I wanted to make the scenes overwhelming, intimate and perverted, forcing the viewer into...

Laura’s Last Days In Twin Peaks

Laura’s Last Days in Twin Peaks is a homage to David Lynch’s TV masterpiece, shot in the mountains of North Wales in all vintage wear – we get Lewis Vaughn’s personal interpretation of how Fire Walk With Me.   Photography & Styling: Lewis Vaughan, Model: Hannah Draisey, Massive thanks to Joanne Chamberline at “Only Joe Barmouth”...

Black Widow

Dalong Yang’s “Black Widow” shows a woman at her darkest – not devouring the male but contemplating her own self. This series analyses the possible luxuries of womanhood alongside the grim underbelly of female existence. Regardless of how evil we may ever be to one another, the person we’re worst to is always ourselves. Photographer:...

Mandy Stoller’s Hollyweird Premiere

Mandy Stoller’s  3 minute documentary Hollyweird on Los Angeles photographer Danin Jacquay follows the contrasts and comparisons between being ultimate glamour and completely gross. Can we be sexy while being revolting? Does joining the two become sexual or repulsive – or something entirely inbetween? This documentary premieres exclusively on Polyester as a celebration of all things weird...

Scarlett Carlos Clarke by Antonia Marsh

[cycloneslider id=”antonia-scarlett”] Ahead of our fourth issue launch tomorrow night at MOTH club, (preorder and event details here), we publish the second part of a head to head interview with photographer Scarlett Carlos Clarke and curator Antonia Marsh. See the first part and accompanying shoot by Scarlett in issue four. “Less than a week after Scarlett...

Ryan Oliver Peterson

Ryan is a London based fashion photographer who has just recently graduated from Central Saint Martins. He has adopted a very hands on and personal approach to his work, where you’ll often find him styling and art directing many of his shoots. On social media, Ryan goes by the name Lily Bling — a name that...