Dear Self

A self love photo collaboration between Melanie Lehmann and Elijah Che

Listen to Our Live Podcast Episode on How to be a Positive Force For Creative Change

It’s our live episode! For this instalment of the podcast, we’re transmitting live from the Ace Hotel in London. In a special extended ask an expert section, Polyester editor in chief Ione Gamble will be picking the brains of three young femme creatives on how to be a positive force for creative change. LISTEN ON...

Talking to Tavi Gevinson About The Internet, and Esme Blegvad about Titantic in Our Newest Podcast Episode

For the latest episode of our podcast, we’re really excited to be joined by two amazing guests who have both featured in or contributed to the zine; writer, actor and Rookie founder Tavi Gevinson, and artist Esme Blegvad. For our ask an expert section, we’re talking to previous Polyester cover girl Tavi Gevinson about all...

We Take on (Chronic) Illness in Our Latest Podcast Episode

In a special themed episode of the podcast, we’re discussing all things (chronic) illness related. Whether you deal with a chronic illness, disability, mental illness, or know someone who does; we’ll be diving in to diagnosis, how to feel less alone, dealing with the hospital, finding a community, and much more. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTS...

Listen to the Season Two Premiere of our Podcast Here

WE’RE BACK! And thrilled to be launching season two of The Polyester Podcast with our new producer and co-host Olivia Graham. We’re sticking to the same format as season one, and are super excited to welcome two long term Polyester contributors on as our guests this week. Kicking off with ask an expert, we speak to...

Picking The Nose Of Amyl And The Sniffers

Shooting the breeze, talkin' Gucci and memes with Melbourne's coolest frontwoman

Spike Fuck on the Absurdness of Self Obsession and the Importance of Radical Empathy

Premiering her new video for ‘Junkie Logic’, Melbourne based musician Spike Fuck talks us through the story behind the track; from heroin addiction, to calling us all out on our own self obsession, and transforming her bleak surroundings into a naively romanticised dramatisation of her own life. Read the personal essay and check out the...

Our Podcast Season Finale Will Teach You How to Start a Fashion Brand & Illustrator Joey Yu Confesses Her Love of Love

For the season one finale, we’re thrilled to be joined by guest host Jender Anomie to see out our final episode. In this instalment, we’ll be chatting to illustrative artist Joey Yu about her obsession with love and other peoples relationships. For our ask an expert section, journalist Charlotte Gush chats to HANGER founder Claire...

We Learn How to Write a Book and Chat to Parker Day For The New Podcast Episode

It’s the penultimate episode of the season! for our seventh instalment we’re thrilled to be joined by writers Hannah Ewens and Zing Tsjeng to unpick the world of publishing and tell us how to write your first book. Both having recently published their first books; Hannah and Zing cover how to get a literary agent,...

The Queen Herself

Hungarian photographer Hanna Rédling enters the world of an unknown queen of kitsch… I’ve been saving hotels from the internet for years now, this is how I discovered ‘Koningin van Pieterburen’, during the time I was living in Amsterdam. Pieterburen is a tiny village with around 400 inhabitants, located up towards the North of the...

We Dish Out Dating Advice for Fat People and Chat to Travis Alabanza in Podcast Episode Six

For episode six of The Polyester Podcast, we welcome back photographer Chloe Sheppard to guest host with Polyester editor in chief Ione Gamble.   We’re also joined by Honey Ross and Talia Darling, who will discussing with us the unique challenges of dating as a fat person. Honey and Talia will be answering your questions on dating as a fat femme, asked by...

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...