I want people to love themselves in every shape and form. You need to love yourself. It’s who you are!
When you’re comfortable with yourself, it makes sense to want to try and help other people too.
I want to display our feelings of vulnerability or anxiety; the things we all feel, but don’t talk about on Instagram.
Polyester is unashamedly celebratory, so I hope that it makes readers feel proud of how they look and their bodies. I also hope it forces people to reevaluate the imagery they are consuming or creating — why aren't these type of people featured in every publication? Why are we still excluding so many people from visual culture? If we can do it with minimum budget and as a nonprofit publication, then there's really no excuse for the bigger publications not to.