Presentation of a person is really important in today’s world. With the passage of time, the style and taste of clothing are changing. Not only the clothing but also the accessories are being changed. People like to be dressed in modern attires and they feel comfortable to move around in it. International brands are taking care of the needs of the present generation. Being fashionable is the new statement in this modern era.
The present generation is more fashion conscious than the previous one. They are even more particular about their hair styling. International magazines keep us updated with the latest trends and celebrity wears. Below is the list of most popular magazines in the world:
Checkout the top 9 Best & Most Popular Fashion Magazines In The World in 2017-2018
An international brand which was started as a family magazine in 1886, Cosmopolitan is a popular magazine. Eventually, it was converted into a fashion magazine in the year 1965. Some of the major women’s issues discussed here are about fashion, celebrity, relationships, sex, beauty, career, and health. Cosmopolitan is being published by Hearst Corporation and is supplied across 110 countries around the world. It is printed in 35 languages and has around 64 editions globally. They also give awards for different categories like Cosmo blog awards; fun, fearless female of the year; and fun, fearless male of the year. One of the campaigns started by it as Practice Safe Sun had helped in creating awareness about skin cancer. Cosmopolitan had also produced a fragrance under its banner.
The targeted customers of this publication are the young women around the world. It concentrates more on the street fashion, shopping tips, varieties of styling, real life stories and celebrity gossip. Time Inc. UK is the publisher of this magazine and the first issue was published in the year 2007. They don’t hesitate to display models with average size. Apart from fashion, information about the popular person is also delivered in this magazine. The readership of the magazine varies between 1 00,000 and 2 00,000. It is basically a weekly magazine and covers different film festivals and fashion shows. It also encourages readers to participate in events organized by the publishing company. In one such event, the readers were offered massages and makeup. They also organize blogging competition and the winners are awarded free tickets for VIP shows.
Time Inc is the publisher of this American based fashion magazine. People magazine is published once in a week and it revolves around human interests and celebrity gossips. It has also been declared as the largest magazine in the USA. The readership base of People counts to around 46 million. It is also the largest magazine in terms of revenue generation through advertising. The first issue was published in 1974 and the concept was given by Andrew Heiskell. The yearly publications by this magazine are also extremely popular. “Sexiest Man Alive,””Best & Worst Dressed” and “World’s Most Beautiful” are some names of annually published editions. The headquarters of the publication is based in New York.
6. MARIE CLAIRE
Famous for elaborating the global issues, beauty, fashion, and health topics; Marie Claire has gained popularity with time. It is an internationally acclaimed magazine published once in a month. Marie Claire focuses on women, as targeted and valued readers. The first publication of this magazine was done in 1937 in France. Then the next publication was done in the UK. Jean Prouvost and Marcelle Auclair are the founders of Marie Claire. Some of its major readerships are in countries like France, UK, and the USA. It has been successful in printing in 24 languages. This magazine also caters to the audience in the Middle East. It has reached out to 5 continents and 35 countries.
5. HARPER’S BAZAAR
Another American magazine has entered into the top most lists of fashion magazines in the world. It deals with beauty, popular culture, and fashion related topics. The targeted audience of this magazine is upper-class women. It houses expert writers, stylists, photographers, and designers to meet the demand of its elite readers. Harper’s Bazaar is being distributed in 32 countries across the world. The magazine also features interviews with Hollywood stars. This magazine remains in the competition by informing it readers about the updated fashion trends. It also depends on its young talented manpower to meet the tastes of the young generation. Many leading actresses have been roped in as cover girls to garner more popularity for the magazine.
Originally known as the Glamour of Hollywood, Glamour magazine was established in the year 1939. The USA was the first country where Glamour magazine was published for the first time. Condé Nast is the publisher of this fashion magazine. Apart from the USA some other countries where Glamour is published are UK, Russia, France, Spain, Netherlands, Hungary, and Poland. In general, this magazine is produced once in a month. It has a wide readership throughout the world and the targeted age group is from 18 to 49. Glamour is also the first magazine to feature an African-American as the cover girl. They also conduct annual awards named as “Women of the Year.”
In March 2004, the first international edition of Grazia was launched in Bulgaria. Grazia, in Italian means grace and is a popular fashion magazine in the world. This weekly magazine has a global presence in Germany, Indonesia, Mexico, India, France, Bulgaria, and the UK. Bauer shopper Media is the owner of UK edition. The UK edition was launched in the year 2005. One of its editions was also started in UAE. This magazine brings news about latest fashion trends. It always likes to inform the most updated versions to its readers. Grazia doesn’t restrict it self to celebrity fashion rather it encourages sports fashion also.
Next on the top of the lists is Vogue, an American monthly international magazine. It was started in 1892 in the form of newspapers in the USA. In the beginning, it was published on weekly basis and later it was done on monthly basis. This magazine shows different aspects of culture, fashion, beauty, and runway. The first international edition of the magazine was published in Britain in 1916. It has also announced the launch of a new edition in Poland in the coming year 2018. Till now the total circulation of the magazine has crossed 12, 00,000 and counting. The publisher of Vogue magazine is Conde Nast.
On the top of the lists is a French international magazine, Elle. It was established in the year 1945 by Hélène Gordon and Pierre Lazareff. In French, Elle means “she” or “her”. In 1969 the first international edition was published in Japan. One of the worlds’s best selling fashion magazines covers topics related to fashion, entertainment, health, and beauty. Elle is present in 60 countries and it has around 43 editions. This brand has over 33 websites which attract 25 million visitors across the world. In total, the magazine has a readership base of nearly 69 million. Most of the readers of Elle are women and they are young.
Above is the list of top most fashion magazines in the world. The craze for fashion and good looks has turned these magazines into bibles of the fashion world. Celebrity gossips, latest fashion news, and collaboration with world famous brands have helped these magazines to reach the top most spots. With time the paper versions are slowly shifting to the online format and hence gaining additional readers. So, don’t forget to grab your magazine and remain fashionable in life.