It is more than the hair salon waits and makes for amazing leisure afternoon reading. Magazines give us a peek into the last growing fashion industry. To put it simply, their significance is to keep us updated with the happenings and upgrades in the world of beauty, decor, and fashion.
So let’s get to know more about these Fashion magazines.
It is a French origin magazine which also has an Indian edition. The editor is Kamna Malik.
Topics covered include fashion, beauty, life and love, celebrities, movies and TV, music, books, travel and food, tech, art and design, hair, makeup, skincare etc.
The fashion section has designers, street style, runway, shopping, accessories, fashion week, spring/summer/fall fashion.
As of 2021, it is published by Are media, successor of Bauer media Australia.
It is an American monthly fashion and lifestyle magazine. It covers topics- fashion, beauty, culture, living and runway. It is based in New York City and the editor is Dame Anna Wintour. There are a total of 26 international editions.
Vogue India edition is published under Condé Nast India Pvt. Ltd. whose editor is Priya Tanna. It was founded in 2007.some of the topics covered in the 2021 May-April issue are culture and living, beauty, fashion and weddings.
It’s an American monthly fashion magazine. It deems itself to be the style source for women who are the first to buy the best, from casual to couture. The editor in chief is Samira Nair, Lydia Slater, Nonita Kalra etc. It was initially founded by Harper and brothers in NYC on Nov 2, 1867. It covers – fashion, interior, decor, domestic arts and crafts, fiction and essays.
Femina Indian magazine
It is an Indian magazine owned by Worldwide Media of the Times group. Published biweekly and was founded in 1959.
It covers a huge spectrum of topics including relationships, career, brides, wellness, blogs, lifestyle, beauty, women achievers who have made a mark. Some of their marketing strategy taglines were-
March 1976- Something exciting, to look forward to every fortnight.
Feb 1978- Thoughtful, Contemporary, Aware.
Jan-July 1981- The exciting world of women.
Aug 1981- A woman’s window to the world.
Sept 1982- Woman at her best.
In 1990- For the woman of substance.
In 2000- Generation woman.
In 2010- For all the women you are.
In 2014-2019- Be unstoppable.
Indian magazine which started in 1973.
It covers- Fashion, cookery, movies, book reviews, health, relationships, beauty, lifestyle, travel, technology and current events. It also has poems and short stories. It is the second most popular women’s magazine after Femina. It was named Woman’s Era as it was at that time that woman started to hone greater economic and political opportunities.
GQ stands for ‘Gentlemen’s quarterly‘. The Indian edition of American men’s magazine.
It is published by Condé Nast India Pvt. Ltd. Owned by Condé Nast International. After Vogue India, GQ was the second magazine released that was 100% foreign-owned.
The editor is Che Kurrien and publisher Almona Bhatia. Their motto is ‘ what’s new now ‘. It focuses on fashion, style, culture for men and also has included articles on food, movies, fitness, sex, music, travel, sports, technology and books.
Man’s World magazine
This was launched as India’s first men’s luxury magazine by a Mumbai based publishing company set up in 1999 and is a part of the MW.Com India Pvt Ltd. The editor is Radhakrishnan Nair. It covers topics such as culture, current editions, entertainment, experiences, health and fitness, people, sports, style, technology, luxury, wheels and more.
Cosmopolitan India magazine
This is an American monthly fashion magazine for women published by NYC based Hearst Corporation. It is one of the best selling magazines and the editor in chief is Jessica Pels. The magazine points to relationships, sex, health, careers, horoscope, self-improvement, celebrities, fashion and beauty.
FHM India magazine
It is the Indian edition of the British monthly. Men’s lifestyle magazine. FHM was published in India by TCG Media Ltd. Editorial director is Nitin Aggarwal. FHM stands for – For Him Magazine.
It is one of India’s home-grown English language digital magazines for women. The editor is Aalika Mahindra. This is a web only. It covers women’s lifestyle trends, national and international fashion trends, beauty, culture, food, spaces, strong people focus etc. It also comprises interviews of famous people, stories and new talent discovery.
This magazine was founded by Linda Wells in 1991 followed by editor Michelle Lee in 2015. It is a beauty magazine and is. published by Condé Nast in NYC. It has reported on many controversial health issues, fashion and beauty.
Grazia was launched in Italy and landed in India in 2008 by Worldwide Media. It is the 10th edition of the huge record. The magazine has an influential and outstanding editorial making it again out from the others. Its contents are ‘easy chic’, philosophy, unravelling fashion and the latest trends. The writing style is edgier, swankier, more amusing and chic.
This is a French-British International monthly magazine. It has several editions published in different parts of the world in different languages. The magazine covers wealth, beauty and fashion. It was founded by Jean Prouvost and Marcello Auclair. Marie Claire has a digital arm called MarieClaire.com
Esquire publishes 6 issues a year. The editor in chief is Michael Sebastian. The magazine has launched a blog ” The Daily Endorsement Blog” and was discontinued in April 2011. It covers topics like the latest news headlines, culture coverage, political progress, celebrity interviews, men’s fashion advice, food, etc.