Hi, I’m in kind of a difficult position and I don’t know how to get out of it. My boyfriend broke up with me like 2 years ago, and since then it’s all been a huge messy cycle of me attempting to be his friend, him agreeing, him changing his mind (via texts like “I...
pwett \ [pwrett] \ adj pwett∙est: pwett∙er pwett is used to describe something bad or unpleasant. 1: BAD, DAMP, NASTY, UNATTRACTIVE, UNPLEASANT, SECOND-RATE, UNSATIFACTORY, SHODDY, UNFAVOURABLE. Did you see that dress online? It was completely pwett. That is so pwett! Illustrations by Emma Farrant
Polyester ❤’s Robyn Nichol
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...