The 19 year-old feminist fine artist, Robyn Nichol from West Yorkshire caught our attention with her beautiful and raw artwork all on display on her Dropr website. As an artist, Robyn strives to use different mediums from sewing and embellishment to painting and photography, with each piece projecting a relatable message. Robyn says her drive...
Gyrl Gaze- Zarina Muhammad
It’s no secret that the internet is no longer a secret realm set apart from our day to day life. We’re using the net to create spaces for ourselves and invade spaces that have deemed us unworthy. This fortnightly column will serve as a platform where I get to introduce rad girls of colour who...
Words we wish were in the Oxford English Dictionary, but for now the Polyester Dicktionary will have to do. scovenge\ [scho-venge] \ verb scoveng∙ing: scoveng∙ed scovenge is a confident walk some does when they’re feeling sassy that day. Did you see Chloe scovenging today? Look at him scovenge down the street. Illustrations by Emma Farrant
The Cat That Got The Cream – Polyester Loves Clio Peppiatt
Since her graduate collection in 2013, Clio Peppiatt has been the new designer to watch.
Words we wish were in the Oxford English Dictionary, but for now the Polyester Dicktionary will have to do. frute\ [froot] \ adj frut∙er: frut∙est A frute is someone who dresses or displays behaviours that are a combination of funky and cute. 1: CUTE, FUNKY, PRETTY, ATTRACTIVE,FUN, AMAZING, ADORABLE, SWEET, COOL. That coat looks so...
“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
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...
“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.