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 Yurika Davis about the ins and outs of starting your own fashion label.


From initial funding, to entering talent competitions, and sourcing factories or putting together a fashion presentation, Claire fills us in on everything you need to know when entering the world of fashion design. With her latex and woven label, HANGER, being a brand that prides itself on being as sustainable as possible; Claire will also be telling us how to overcome the pitfalls of the industry and create a business that is as eco-friendly as possible for a young designer. 

The Polyester Podcast is brought to you by Polyester’s founding editor in chief Ione Gamble (@ionegamble), and co-produced by Alice Go (@alice.go) and George Townsend Teague  @georgettte_. Our episode artwork this week is by Joey Yu, who you can follow here.

To catch up with the rest of the season, click here.

The Polyester podcast season one is supported by Melissa Shoes. We’re now searching for a season two partnership to be able to continue our independent, femme lead podcasting. If you’re interested please get in touch at hello@polyesterzine.com.