Kaia Miller

Kaia Miller, who lives in New York, is a 13-year-old a self-portrait artist. A few weeks ago I found Kaia’s Instagram: ethereal, beautiful, innovative, mystical and inventive. It acts as a portal to a wonderland, Kaia’s wonderland. She transforms her selfies into surreal dreamlands. Using only an iPhone, eyelashes become heart shape feathers, mermaid tails...

Maude

World premiere of Will Reid’s short film, Maude. A girl’s infatuation with her inanimate best friend drives her boyfriend to commit a violent crime of passion. A film by Will Reid. A 322 Films production. 2016. Starring – Ellie Hoskyns-Abrahall as Girl Oliver de Montfalcon as Boy Maude, as herself Written and Directed by Will...

Stinky Youth

👀 Dmitry Comarov‘s second story for Polyester about his home country – Russia – & the limitations put young people regarding self expression. His work looks at the social & political climate of Russia & its effects on the younger generation. 👀 Photography: Dmitriy Comarov. Styling: Dmitriy Popov. Models: Dmitriy Popov & Daria Remizova.

Liberty Sadler: Fat is a Feminist Issue

“We’re at an interesting time for woman embracing their sexuality,” says artist Liberty Sadler. “But the capitalist structures in place mean that it’s a certain type of sexuality that is a commodity. There’s an aesthetic privilege and hierarchy of bodies that means that a normal sized woman in an advert is suddenly plus-sized. We’re in...

Ugh, Boys! Part Ten

💖 Part ten of Miu Hatano‘s comic which examines all the weird & not-so-wonderful things boys say or do. 💖

Boris Picks His Graduates To Watch

The month of June is fashion season (but isn’t the entire year?) and alongside the best and the worst of established designers come the graduates. So, being an adventurous reporter, I flew to Belgium to cover the show at The Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Antwerp. Its corridors were once graced by some of...

Jackpot

💚💙💛 Megan-Magdalena Bourne takes her friend & “iconic woman” Jaraé to Old Vegas for the trip of a lifetime.💚💙💛 Photography: Megan-Magdalena Bourne. Model: Jaraé Holieway.

Celebrate Yourself with Karina Padilla

Karina Padilla’s art lives on bags, t-shirts, paper, boots, and panels. There’s a physical energy and vibrant love to her work; each hand-made creation speaks of a deeper struggle or triumph, and unravels stories of growth and understanding. Karina’s art breathes and grows, much like she does, it is a part of her: body, Self...

Malfunction

💚 Enter the void with Lucinda Bunny Barker & Jade Clark. 💚 Photography by Lucinda Bunny Barker.  Clothing courtesy of Jade Clark, available on ASOS Marketplace and Depop. Set by Josie Dove. Makeup by Hannah Twigg. Styling by Sophie Wickington.

Anxious Not Like Ginuwine

The latest instalment of, ‘My Therapist Gave Me An Assignment: Write about Your Ex’. Anxiety is no joke. It’s up there with love on how elusive and intense it is or can be. It’s a feeling that can hardly be explained. The only thing I can say is that it’s one of the only  feelings...

Constructed Perfection

A fashion story exploring the concept of a constructed type of perfection. The doll-like beauty of 21-year-old model Elena seems to have darker undertones, much like the garment industry today. All clothes by PHT & Somewhere Nowhere – both brands that focus on slow, hand crafted fashion.  They believe in empowering the buyer and challenge them...

Lifting The Whole Galaxy Up

In the aftermath of the Orlando shooting, Jonno Revanche pens this lament to their queer identity existing in a foreign world. It started with the remnants of a little rush. Seeing myself in other people, and then turning back inwards. I thought I was ‘boring’ once. I knew that there was more to it than...