Top 10 Fashion Magazines in The World
10 Vanity Fair
The Vanity Fair is a monthly popular culture, beauty, and current affairs magazine published in the United States by Condé Nast. Vanity Fair’s first edition was written from 1913 till 1936. The imprint was revived in 1983 and now includes the magazine ‘s five international editions.
Allure is an American women’s beauty-focused magazine, distributed monthly in New York City by Conde Nast. It was founded by Linda Wells in 1991. In 2015, Michelle Lee was replacing Wells. A magazine signature is its annual Best of Beauty awards — accolades given by Allure ‘s staff in the October issue to beauty products deemed the best. The prototype of the magazine was shredded shortly before the scheduled launch date and Allure made its debut in March 1991 designed by Lucy Sisman after overhauling everything. The original shape of the magazine was bulky so this prevented it from fitting into slots at checkouts at the grocery store and forced advertisers to redimension their ads or develop new ones. Allure changed to a standard sized glossy format after four issues.
InStyle is a monthly fashion magazine for women which was founded in 1994. It is published in the U.S. by Meredith Corporation and by Pacific Magazines in Australia. InStyle has expanded its brand to include Australia, Germany, Brazil, Greece, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, South Africa Romania, and Russia as of 2012, and is distributed internationally to over 16 countries . As part of a collaboration with an established weekly magazine, which featured Victoria Beckham on its inaugural cover, InStyle China was launched in May 2017.
7 Marie Claire
Marie Claire is an international monthly magazine which first appeared in France in 1937, followed in 1941 by the UK. Several editions have since been published in many countries and in many languages. The editions of the features concentrate on women around the world and on many global issues. Marie Claire magazine also covers topics relating to health, beauty and fashion. The magazine’s U.S. edition was launched in 1994 by New York City-based Hearst Corporation. Hearst has branch offices in France , Italy and several United States locations including Detroit, the West Coast, New England, the Midwest, the Southwest, and the Southeast. The reality television series Running In Heels of the Esquire Network follows three interns who work in the magazine’s NYC office.
Glamour is an online magazine for women, published by Condé Nast Publications. Founded in 1939 and first published in the United States in April 1939, it was originally called Hollywood Glamour. In August 1943, the magazine changed its name to Glamour, with the girl with the job subtitled. The magazine has been published in a larger format than many contemporaries there.
It targets 18–49 women (with a median age of 33.5) and reaches a US subscription audience of 1,411,061 readers. The circulation on newsstands was 986,447, making 2,397,508 of the overall monthly sale charged.
Elle was founded in Paris immediately after World War II and was first sold to France-Soir as a supplement, edited by Pierre Lazareff at the time. Hélène Gordon-Lazareff, pioneering founder of Elle, returned from New York City to Paris to create a unique publication that grappled with the numerous forces that shaped women’s lives in France in 1945. In 1944, women gained the right to vote, and Elle immediately dived into long-form “newspaper-like” features about the role of women in national politics and the the feminist movement.
The first issue of Grazia ‘s Indian Edition was the issue of April 2008 featuring Bipasha Basu on the cover. It was launched by Worldwide Media (WWM), on 7 April 2008. Grazia, which is owned by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, is published by World Wide Media under license in India. WWM was initially a joint venture between The Times Group and BBC Worldwide which began in 2004. After October 2011 it is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Times Group. The company also publishes, among others, Femina, Filmfare, Top Gear, GoodHomes Magazine, Lonely Planet magazine Planet and Hello India.
3 Harper’s Bazaar
Harper’s Bazaar is an American monthly women’s fashion magazine, first published as the weekly Harper’s Bazar, based in New York City on November 2, 1867. Harper’s Bazaar is published by Hearst in New York City and sees itself as the style platform for “women who are the first to buy the best, from casual to couture” Targeting what it calls “discerning ladies,” Bazaar is published monthly with the slogan, motto, theme and tagline of its No. 1 Fashion Magazine in the World and American.
Cosmopolitan is a monthly American women’s fashion and entertainment magazine, first published on March 1886 in New York City; it was formerly called The Cosmopolitan. Cosmopolitan magazine is one of the best-selling magazines, targeting primarily a female audience. Jessica Pels is Cosmopolitan magazine’s managing director. The magazine was first published in the United States as a family magazine founded in New York City on March 1886; it was later turned into a literary journal, and has been a women’s magazine since 1965.
Since its debut March 1986 in New York City. Cosmopolitan magazine is also referred to as “Cosmo,” its content as of 2011 includes articles dealing with relationships, sex, fitness, jobs, self-improvement, celebrities, fashion, horoscopes and beauty.
Vogue is an American monthly, New York City-based fashion and lifestyle magazine covering many topics including fashion , beauty, culture, living, and runway. Vogue began as a weekly newspaper, first published in the United States in 1892, based in New York City, and then became a monthly publication years later.
The British Vogue was the first international edition that was launched in 1916, while the Italian version Vogue Italia was named the world’s top fashion magazine. As of today, the international editions are 23.