We Celebrate Sad Girls on Episode Five of the Podcast

It’s the sad girl episode! Guest hosted by beloved Polyester contributor and writer Lauren O’Neill. We’re super excited to be talking to Melissa Broder, the writer behind Twitter account So Sad Today, about her novel The Pisces.  Melissa and Lauren discuss how to navigate the void of our existence, the enmeshing of intimate relationships with...

Images That Urge You to Embrace Your Inner Child

Celebrating the joy of creating without purpose. “I guess the point of the garments was collaboration for collaborations sake, and pulling worlds together from long distances, and about plunging into action and not being fussed about ‘where are you going?’.” — Jender Anomie Rachel Hodgson, who created these images, is also on episode five of...

Listen to our Special Podcast Episode with Rose McGowan

We’re back, and chatting to activist, artist and actress Rose McGowan for this instalment of The Polyester Podcast. This week we’ll be interrupting our normal scheduling to bring you a one-parter with activist, actress, and artist Rose McGowan. Whether you know her from Charmed, her work across the teen genre in the ’90s, or her...

Listen to the first episode of our podcast!

We’re taking our first steps into the world of audio communication with our very own podcast series – hear the first offering right here. Bridging the gap between our online platform and the biannual print zine, we’re super excited to be exploring the world of podcasts with an eight part series getting under the skin...

What Makes Me, Rachel Hodgson

When encountering art before knowing the artist, the imagination runs riot. Would they be tall or short? Happy or sad? How will they dress? On viewing the varying types of creative media that Rachel Hodgson puts forth into the world — from her specific style of photography to rude and crude graffiti — it’s hard...

What Makes Me

Being a Londoner can feel full of contradictions. Allure versus angst. Style versus stress. Are the rent prices really worth it? Is the status of an Oyster card — and our Oyster card holders  — worth belonging to one of the most creative cultures and fashion forward cities in the world? Represented in films and...

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...

“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.