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Culture

what 'rookie' meant to a generation of young female writers

As Tavi Gevinson announces the closure of her website for teen girls, Polyester Zine's founding editor, Ione Gamble, explores its impact on DIY culture and amplifying the voices of young women.
Ione Gamble
12.8.18
Beauty

“we wanted to glamourise double chins" -- polyester zine’s latest issue is a celebration of alternative beauty

With musician CupcakKe and artist Polly Nor as cover stars.
Roisin Lanigan
8.1.18
zine

polyester zine’s third anniversary issue explores the dark side of femininity and birthdays

It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to, okay?
Roisin Lanigan
10.12.17
Culture

witches, clementine creevy and pussy riot power: polyester zine knows what we need

Hot off the press, here's a look at a new issue you don't want to miss.
Clementine de Pressigny
4.24.17
Culture

​dream wife’s isabella podpadec on the feminist power of reading tarot cards

Ahead of her art-Tarot exhibition with Polyester Zine and The Coven this Saturday night, Isabella tells i-D about her mother being a witch, why Tarot must represent diversity and what the future holds for us all.
Charlotte Gush
1.5.17
News

​polyester zine and the coven collective are putting on a feminist tarot card art show

London’s coolest zine teams up with global art collective Coven, and Dream Wife bassist Isabella Podpadec to create an intersectional tarot deck, exhibited in London in January, for one night only.
Charlotte Gush
12.12.16
Fashion

how to start your own zine by… ione gamble

Want to get into fashion, but not sure which path to take? From designers and stylists, to writers and directors, we asked a few i-D friends and family how they made their fashion dreams a reality.
i-D Staff
9.13.16
Culture

exclusive preview: the new polyester zine is the best issue yet

With a 14 page editorial by Edward Meadham, an interview with JD Samson and shoots from Maisie Cousins, Parker Day, Ashley Armitage and more, Issue Five is the perfect antidote to post-Brexit blues.
Charlotte Gush
7.27.16
Culture

​take an exclusive look inside polyester zine issue four

Editor Ione Gamble tells i-D about shooting self-publishing legend Tavi Gevinson for the cover and picks her favourite quotes from the zine, featuring #BBHMM star Sanam Sindhi, drag performer Victoria Sin, musician Rina Sawayama and spoken word artist...
Charlotte Gush
2.5.16
News

​party for your abortion rights at vogue fabrics tonight

Work It, Polyester and more are pro-dancing, pro-girl zines and pro-choice at the None of Your Business fundraising party tonight.
Charlotte Gush
8.20.15
Culture

​take an exclusive peek inside polyester zine

i-D caught up with editor Ione Gamble, ahead of tonight’s launch party, to get an exclusive look at Issue 3.
Charlotte Gush
7.23.15
Art

art against fgm

On the eve of their one-night exhibition Female Matters i-D meets Polyester zine editor Ione Gamble and designer Clio Peppiatt to talk sexual liberation and FGM.
i-D Staff
6.2.15