Which fashion magazines are still in print?
For fashion lovers, it's easy to feel like all of our beloved magazines have transitioned to digital-only editions. Believe it or not,, some fashion magazines have increased frequency & have seen increased newsstand sales in the last year.
"What’s the Point of a Fashion Magazine Now?"
"Are fashion magazines still relevant?"
WWD analyzed 45 US-based magazines and found that 58% of those titles had a lower print frequency in 2020 when compared to 2019.
Paper stopped printing entirely, with no word on whether or not it will resume. Two magazines (GQ, Sports Illustrated) added issues for 2021.
The Sweet Escape
2020 was the worst year in history for luxury goods, and yet magazine subscriptions were up 85% over 2019. Even grocery store newsstand sales are on the rise. [Per WWD & NYT reports]
Could we be ready to embrace the sweet escapism luxury fashion offers yet again?