To celebrate the biggest style event of the year, the New York City Fashion Week, we’ve got a list of the top magazines that are dedicated to the trendiest clothes, most popular make-up and best-dressed models for the upcoming seasons. Grab a magenta scarf and smoking eyeliner and relax with some of our favorite fashion titles.
Vogue (Free) Everyone knows that Vogue is THEE fashion magazine. Now that Condé Nast has made the popular monthly available on the iPad, you can take your entire subscription collection with you anywhere without having to worry about space or weight. For $3.99, you can download individual back issues of the past season’s hottest trends. For $1.99 per month, you can subscribe to Vogue on a month-to-month basis and for the low, yearly price of only $19.99, you can subscribe to fashion’s go-to magazine for everything related to the industry. Not only will you get every word and every image from the print version of Vogue, but you’ll also get exclusive iPad extras that you can’t see anywhere else. If you are already a print subscriber to the magazine, you can download the iPad version for free.
Allure (Free) This magazine focuses more on the everyday woman and less on the industry of fashion. In the pages of Allure, you’ll find out about new hairstyles, learn the appropriate business dress code, get make-up tips, and more. Each issue features a profile of someone in fashion. The current issue interviews Sofia Vergara. Individual issues can be purchased for $3.99, while a month-to-month subscription is $1.99 and a yearly subscription is only $19.99. Download a free preview to get a glimpse into the magazine’s content. If you already subscribe to the print magazine, you can get the iPad version for free, including digital extras like behind the scenes videos and additional photos.
Lucky Magazine (Free) Knowing what is hip for the fall season is one thing. Knowing where to buy it is another. Lucky magazine focuses on fashion products and where to get them. It is practically like an 80-page advertisement, but the kind you want. The print magazine comes with sticky tabs that you can use to mark pages you want to buy items on later. The digital magazine gives you direct links to retailer websites where you can purchase that glamorous necklace without missing a beat. Lucky Magazine has only recently found its way into the App Store, so the only issue that is available so far is September’s. However, you can still subscribe month-to-month for only $1.99 per issue, or yearly for the unbelievably low cost of $14.99. Individual issues without a subscription are $3.99, so you really want to take advantage of the auto-renew subscription.
ELLE US (Free) Somewhere in between the high fashion industry-focused Vogue and the everyday woman Allure lays ELLE. This magazine offers trends from the seasons most popular designers, and also includes tips for matching accessories and features interviews with monthly cover girls. The iPad version includes the ELLE Personal Stylist, which lets you upload your own images so you can “try on” different looks. You can also be your own editor on the ELLE Inspiration Board, which lets you highlight your favorite pieces to create a digital style collage that you can share with friends. Individual issues cost $3.99, while a month-to-month subscription is only $1.99 per issue or $19.99 for a yearly subscription. If you already have a subscription to the print magazine, the iPad version is free.
Esquire iPad Edition (Free) Don’t think that women are the only ones who can enjoy fashion week. Many men secretly love fashion just as much as the ladies. Maybe they are more concerned with retaining hair than removing it, but looking good is just as important to men as it is to women. For the guys that want to present themselves as powerful businessmen who love to party, Esquire is for you. The magazine is full of information about trending styles, good-looking shoes, how to impress your date, and more. It also features plenty of articles about world news and popular product reviews. Individual issues are $4.99 each. You can subscribe on a month-to-month basis for $1.99 per issue, or yearly for only $19.99.