Pretty/Ugly: From the Author.

When I was around eight or nine, I shaved one of my legs using my mom’s razor. We’d often taken showers together and I’d watched her precariously put the ball of her foot on the corner of the tub to get the job done — it looked fun, if only for the fact that it was something...

Hocean Mellow- a New Comic From Brie Moreno

[cycloneslider id=”2488″]   With summer finally here the Smelly Sisters are on indefinite vacation and our best comic babe Brie is introducing a new comic for Polyester online. By Brie Moreno.

That Gum You Like is Going to Come Back in Style…

[cycloneslider id=”2475″] Photography by Xanthe Hutchinson, styling by Zoe Hancock, makeup by Lou McCann, Hair by Josh Goodwin, Set design by Ciara Clarke. Hair assistant, Holli Johnstone, Photo assistant Grace Mica Hudson. Model-Drew. Featuring: Charlotte Lewis, We Are Cow, Topshop, Luxulite, Sarah Kilkenny, Dagda London, Sun Jellies. Special thanks to Pumpkin Studios.

Generation Fleek

[cycloneslider id=”2462″] Photography by Danni Jeziorska, Styling by Jilian Banjoko, makeup by Amber Mariel Sansom-English Photography assistant, Brydn webb. Stylist assistant, Ezgi Ergesi. Model, Oleta Stewart. Featuring: Marta Cesaro, Alighieri Jewels, Wilson Pk, Rachel Entwistle jewellery, Jesika July, ZDDZ, Lesley De Frettas.

The Coven Collective- In Conversation With.

As part of our poster collaborations, all this week we’re previewing our ‘in conversation with’ pieces which accompany the A2 posters. First up is The Coven Collective… Founded by photographer Laurence Philomene and Eleanor/Luna e Los Santos after growing up online and observing budding photographers and their growing opportunities due to the connections made on...

❤ Gyrl Gaze- Christina Poku ❤

“She does the work”. That’s the first phrase that popped into my mind when I first stumbled across Christina Poku. I was instantly hit by the variety and consistency; at first glance, one can immediately tell that Christina is an artist that does work.

My Midnight Movie Dream

[cycloneslider id=”mmmd”]   Photography by Lewis Vaughan Styling by Lewis Vorn & Stephanie Woods Make up by Cornelia Hauk Featuring: Lazy Oaf, Adidas, Champion, Clio Peppiatt, all other garments vintage. 

“I don’t want to make something that’s universally enjoyed.”- Reba Maybury

Walking through the Barbican café clad in an ankle length black PVC coat, emblazoned with badges that read, “tory slave” and “bollocks to austerity, tax the rich”, Reba Maybury isn’t your typical ex fashion student.

The General Election 2015- Politics and the Patriarchy

The political world is in need of a makeover. The bleak coalition conclusion of the last general election resulted in four years of false promises, rising house prices and destruction around the world. On the eve of 2015’s general election, the young female vote has never been so important.

The Seduction Strategy of Fashion

A motive of fashion is to exhibit the self – it is a pathway of distinction, travelled with cotton and tulle. Clothing is a medium of communication; it is crux in identifying and securing your social role in culture at large. People that dismiss fashion as frivolity miss the baseline of clothes itself: nobody goes...

Banksia Park

  Two girls keep it cool on a hot day down under. ‘Banksia Park’, a short film by Amy Dellar:  

❤ Gyrl Gaze- Tabita Rezaire ❤

The internet is a space that is moved and navigated by the other; marginalized people, women, queer kids, immigrants, etc. At least, this is what I’ve always believed. With the flow of discourse and art that exists on the internet amongst people of colour, women, and queer folk,