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''Vogue'' is an American monthly
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that covers many topics, including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and
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. Based in New York City, it began as a weekly newspaper in 1892 before becoming a monthly magazine years later. Since starting up in 1892, Vogue has featured numerous actors, actresses, musicians, models, gymnasts, etc. The largest issue to be published by Vogue magazine was published in September 2012, containing 900 pages. The British ''Vogue'', launched in 1916, was the first international edition, while the Italian version ''
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in the world. As of today, there are 26 international editions.


History


1892–1905: Early years

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, an American businessman, founded ''Vogue'' as a weekly newspaper based in
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, sponsored by Kristoffer Wright, with its first issue on December 17, 1892. The first issue was published with a cover price of 10 cents (). Turnure's intention was to create a publication, that celebrated the "ceremonial side of life"; one that "attracts the sage as well as
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, men of affairs, as well as the belle". From its inception the magazine targeted the new New York
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, "recounting their habits, their leisure activities, their social gatherings, the places they frequented, and the clothing they wore...and everyone who wanted to look like them and enter their exclusive circle". The magazine at this time was primarily concerned with
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, with coverage of sports and
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included for its male readership. Growth was slow during this initial period.


1905–1920: Condé Nast

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purchased ''Vogue'' in 1909 three years after Turnure's death and gradually grew the publication. He changed it to a women's magazine, and started ''Vogue'' editions overseas in the 1910s. Its price was also raised. The magazine's number of publications and profit increased dramatically under Nast's management. It continued to target an upscale audience and expanded into the coverage of weddings. According to Condé Nast Russia, when the First World War made deliveries in the Old World impossible, printing began in England. The decision to print in England proved successful, causing Nast to release the first issue of French ''Vogue'' in 1920.


1920–1970: Expansion

The magazine's number of subscriptions surged during the
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, and again during
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. During this time, noted critic and former '' Vanity Fair'' editor
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served as its editor, having been moved over from ''Vanity Fair'' by publisher
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. In July 1932, American ''Vogue'' placed its first
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on the cover of the magazine. The photograph was taken by photographer
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and portrayed a woman swimmer holding a beach ball in the air. Laird Borrelli notes that ''Vogue'' led the decline of fashion illustration in the late 1930s, when it began to replace its illustrated covers, by artists such as Dagmar Freuchen, with Fashion photography, photographic images. Nast was responsible for introducing color printing and the "two-page spread". He has been credited with turning ''Vogue'' into a "successful business" and the "women's magazine we recognize today", having substantially increased sales volumes until his death in 1942. In the 1950s, the decade known as the magazine's "powerful years", Jessica Daves became editor-in-chief. As Rebecca C. Tuite has noted, "Daves led a quiet charge for excellence during one of the most challenging, transformative, and rich decades in the magazine's history." Daves believed that "taste is something that can be taught and learned", and she edited ''Vogue'' with the conviction that it should be "a vehicle to educate public taste". While fashion coverage remained a priority, Daves also elevated the written content of American ''Vogue'', particularly championing more robust arts and literature features. The Daves era of ''Vogue'' came to an end in 1962, when Diana Vreeland joined the magazine (first as associate editor, and then, following Daves's departure in December 1962, as editor-in-chief). The pair had diametrically opposed approaches to editing ''Vogue'': Daves famously declared, "I respect fashion ... it is exciting ... but I am annoyed at people who treat it as a joke, who constantly take sledge-hammers to it ... it's a very serious business." On the other hand, Vreeland believed, as she once told art director Alexander Liberman, "it's only entertainment", and conversely led the magazine into a period of youth and vitality, but also "extravagance, and luxury and excess". In the 1960s, with Diana Vreeland as editor-in-chief and personality, the magazine began to appeal to the youth of the sexual revolution by focusing more on contemporary fashion and editorial features that openly discussed sexuality. Toward this end, Vogue extended coverage to include East Village, Manhattan, East Village boutiques such as Limbo (boutique), Limbo on St. Mark's Place, as well as including features of "downtown" personalities such as Andy Warhol's "Superstar" Baby Jane Holzer, Jane Holzer's favorite haunts. ''Vogue'' also continued making household names out of models, a practice that continued with Suzy Parker, Twiggy, Jean Shrimpton, Lauren Hutton, Veruschka, Marisa Berenson, Penelope Tree, and others. In 1973, ''Vogue'' became a monthly publication. Under editor-in-chief Grace Mirabella, the magazine underwent extensive editorial and stylistic changes to respond to changes in the lifestyles of its target audience. Mirabella states that she was chosen to change Vogue because "women weren't interested in reading about or buying clothes that served no purpose in their changing lives." She was selected to make the magazine appeal to "the free, working, "liberated" woman of the seventies. She changed the magazine by adding text with interviews, arts coverage, and serious health pieces. When that type of stylistic change fell out of favor in the 1980s, Mirabella was fired.


1988–present: Anna Wintour leadership

In July 1988, after ''Vogue'' had begun to lose ground to three-year-old upstart ''Elle (magazine), Elle'', Anna Wintour was named editor-in-chief. Noted for her trademark bob cut and sunglasses, Wintour sought to revitalize the brand by making it younger and more approachable; she directed the focus towards new and accessible concepts of "fashion" for a wider audience. Wintour's influence allowed the magazine to maintain its high circulation, while staff discovered new trends that a broader audience could conceivably afford. For example, the inaugural cover of the magazine under Wintour's editorship featured a three-quarter-length photograph of Michaela Bercu, an Israeli model, wearing a bejeweled Christian Lacroix jacket and a pair of jeans, a departure from her predecessors' tendency to portray a woman's face alone; according to ''The New York Times'', this gave "greater importance to both her clothing and her body". As fashion editor Grace Coddington wrote in her memoirs, the cover "endorsed a democratic new high/low attitude to dressing, added some youthful but sophisticated raciness, and garnished it with a dash of confident energy and drive that implied getting somewhere fast. It was quintessential Anna." Throughout her reign at ''Vogue'', Wintour accomplished her goals to revitalize the magazine and oversaw production of some of its largest editions. The September 2004 edition measured 832 pages, the highest ever for a monthly magazine. Wintour continues to be American ''Vogue''s editor-in-chief to this day. The contrast of Wintour's vision with that of her predecessors was noted as striking by observers, both critics and defenders. Amanda Fortini, fashion and style contributor for ''Slate (magazine), Slate'', argues that her policy has been beneficial for ''Vogue'', delivering it from what some critics had termed its boring "beige years." Although she has had a strong impact on the magazine, throughout her career, Wintour has been pinned as being cold and difficult to work with. In an article on Biography.com, Wintour admittes that she is "very driven by what [she does]", and has said "I am certainly very competitive. I like people who represent the best at what they do, and if that turns you into a perfectionist then maybe I am."


Features

As of the December 2020 issue, ten men have been featured on the cover of the American edition: * Richard Gere, with Cindy Crawford in November 1992 * George Clooney, with Gisele Bündchen in June 2000 * LeBron James, with Gisele Bündchen in April 2008 * Ryan Lochte, with Hope Solo and Serena Williams in June 2012 * Kanye West, with Kim Kardashian in March 2014 * Ben Stiller, with Penélope Cruz in February 2016 * Ashton Eaton, with Gigi Hadid in August 2016 * Zayn Malik, with Gigi Hadid in August 2017 * Justin Bieber, with Hailey Baldwin in March 2019 * Harry Styles, in December 2020


Particularly noteworthy ''Vogue'' covers

* December 1892: The first cover of the magazine features a debutante at her début. * July 1932: The first cover with a color photograph, featuring Edward Steichen's image of a swimmer holding a beach ball. * August 1933: The cover features model Toto Koopman who is both bisexual and biracial. She portrays a woman that readers during the Great Depression would dream to be like. * September, 1944: USA Tent Hospital in France. Lee Miller as war correspondent for Vogue USA. * May 1961: Sophia Loren covers the magazine, and is one of the first celebrities to do so. * August 1974: Beverly Johnson becomes the first black woman to cover American ''Vogue''. * November 1988: Anna Wintour's first cover features Israeli model Michaela Bercu. * May 1989: Madonna became the first celebrity or non-model to be pictured on the cover of ''Vogue''. * April 1992: ''Vogue''s 100th anniversary cover featuring 10 supermodels namely Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Tatjana Patitz, Karen Mulder, Yasmeen Ghauri, Niki Taylor, Elaine Irwin,& Claudia Schiffer, and is the highest-selling issue ever. * November 1992: Richard Gere becomes the first male to appear on the cover, alongside Cindy Crawford. * December 1998: Hillary Clinton becomes the first American first lady to cover the magazine. * September 2012: Lady Gaga covers the largest edition of ''Vogue'' in history, the magazine weighing in at 4.5 pounds, with 916 pages. * April 2014: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West appear on the cover in one of the most controversial cover shoots for ''Vogue''. Kardashian is the first reality television star on the cover and West is the first rapper on the cover. They are also the first interracial couple to appear on the cover of the magazine. * August 2017: Zayn Malik appears on the cover, making him the first male Muslim to be on the cover of the magazine. * September 2018: Beyoncé is given "unprecedented" total editorial control of the magazine's cover and feature. She hires 23-year-old black photographer Tyler Mitchell to shoot the cover, making him the first black photographer to shoot a cover for ''Vogue'' in its 126-year history. * December 2020: Harry Styles becomes the first male to appear by himself on the cover of ''Vogue''. * February 2021: Kamala Harris becomes the first female vice president to cover ''Vogue''. She is the highest-ranking female elected official in U.S. history, and the first African American and first Asian American vice president. * October 2021: Adele becomes the first person to simultaneously cover the American and British Vogue, British editions of ''Vogue''.


Healthy body initiative

May 2013 marked the first anniversary of a healthy body initiative that was signed by the magazine's international editors—the initiative represents a commitment from the editors to promote positive body images within the content of ''Vogue'''s numerous editions. ''Vogue Australia'' editor Edwina McCann explained:
In the magazine we're moving away from those very young, very thin girls. A year down the track, we ask ourselves what can ''Vogue'' do about it? And an issue like this [June 2013 issue] is what we can do about it. If I was aware of a girl being ill on a photo shoot I wouldn't allow that shoot to go ahead, or if a girl had an eating disorder I would not shoot her.
The Australian edition's June 2013 issue was entitled ''Vogue Australia'': "The Body Issue" and featured articles on exercise and nutrition, as well as a diverse range of models. New York-based Australian plus-size model Robyn Lawley, previously featured on the cover of ''
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'', also appeared in a swimwear shoot for the June issue. Jonathan Newhouse, Condé Nast International chairman, states that "''Vogue'' editors around the world want the magazines to reflect their commitment to the health of the models who appear on the pages and the wellbeing of their readers." Alexandra Shulman, one of the magazine's editor, comments on the initiative by stating "as one of the fashion industry's most powerful voices, ''Vogue'' has a unique opportunity to engage with relevant issues where we feel we can make a difference."


Style and influence

The word ''vogue'' means "style" in French. ''Vogue'' was described by book critic Caroline Weber (author), Caroline Weber in a December 2006 edition of ''The New York Times'' as "the world's most influential fashion magazine": The publication claims to reach 11 million readers in the US and 12.5 million internationally. Furthermore, Anna Wintour was described as one of the most powerful figures in fashion.


Technological

Google partnered with ''Vogue'' to feature Google Glass in the September 2013 issue, which featured a 12-page spread. Chris Dale, who manages communications for the Glass team at Google, stated: In the September 2015 issue, technology such as Apple Music, Apple Watch, and Amazon Fashion were all featured within the issues 832 pages.


Economic

Wintour's "Fashion Night" initiative was launched in 2009 with the intention of kickstarting the economy following the financial crisis of 2007–2008, by drawing people back into the retail environment and donating proceeds to various charitable causes. The event was co-hosted by ''Vogue'' in 27 cities around the US and 15 countries worldwide, and included online retailers at the beginning of 2011. Debate occurred over the actual profitability of the event in the US, resulting in a potentially permanent hiatus in 2013; however, the event continues in 19 other locations internationally. ''Vogue'' also has the ability to lift the spirits of readers during tough times and revels that "even in bad times, someone is up for a good time." The article states that ''Vogue'' "make[s] money because they elevate the eye and sometimes the spirit, take the reader someplace special." These fantasy tomes feel a boost during economic distress—like liquor and ice cream and movie ticket sales."


Political

In 2006, ''Vogue'' acknowledged salient political and cultural issues by featuring the burqa, as well as articles on prominent Muslim women, their approach to fashion, and the effect of different cultures on fashion and women's lives. ''Vogue'' also sponsored the "Beauty Without Borders" initiative with a US$25,000 donation that was used to establish a cosmetology school for Afghan women. Wintour stated: "Through the school, we could not only help women in Afghanistan to look and feel better but also give them employment." A documentary by Liz Mermin, entitled ''The Beauty Academy of Kabul'', which highlighted the proliferation of Western standards of beauty, criticized the school, suggesting that "the beauty school could not be judged a success if it did not create a demand for American cosmetics." Leading up to the 2012 Presidential election (United States), 2012 US presidential election, Wintour used her industry clout to host several significant fundraising events in support of the Barack Obama presidential campaign, 2012, Obama campaign. The first, in 2010, was a dinner with an estimated US$30,000 entry fee. The "Runway To Win" initiative recruited prominent designers to create pieces to support the campaign. In October 2016, the magazine stated that "''Vogue'' endorses Hillary Clinton for president of the United States". This was the first time that the magazine supported as a single voice a presidential candidate in its 120 years of history.


Social

The Met Gala is an annual event that is hosted by ''Vogue'' to celebrate the opening of the Metropolitan Museum's fashion exhibit. The Met Gala is the most coveted event of the year in the field of fashion and is attended by A-list celebrities, politicians, designers and fashion editors. ''Vogue'' has hosted the themed event since 1971 under editor-in-chief Diana Vreeland. In 2013, ''Vogue'' released a special edition of ''Vogue'' entitled Vogue Special Edition: The Definitive Inside Look at the 2013 Met Gala.


Music

In 2015, ''Vogue'' listed their "15 Roots Reggae Songs You Should Know"; and in an interview with Patricia Chin of VP Records, ''Vogue'' highlighted an abbreviated list of early "reggae royalty" that recorded at Studio 17 in Kingston, Jamaica which included Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, Burning Spear, Toots and the Maytals, The Heptones, and Bunny Wailer. In addition to their coverage of historically significant artists, ''Vogue'' is a source for contemporary music news on artists such as Jay-Z, Eminem, Tom Petty, and Taylor Swift, as well as being an influencer that introduces new artists to the scene such as Suzi Analogue in 2017.


Criticism

As Wintour came to personify the magazine's image, both she and ''Vogue'' drew critics. Wintour's one-time assistant at the magazine, Lauren Weisberger, wrote a ''roman à clef'' entitled ''The Devil Wears Prada (novel), The Devil Wears Prada''. Published in 2003, the novel became a bestseller and was adapted as a highly successful, Academy Award-nominated The Devil Wears Prada (film), film in 2006. The central character resembled Weisberger, and her boss was a powerful editor-in-chief of a fictionalized version of ''Vogue''. The novel portrays a magazine ruled by "the Antichrist and her coterie of fashionistas, who exist on cigarettes, Diet Dr Pepper, and mixed green salads", according to a review in ''The New York Times''. The editor is described by Weisberger as being "an empty, shallow, bitter woman who has tons and tons of gorgeous clothes and not much else". The success of both the novel and the film brought new attention from a wide global audience to the power and glamour of the magazine, and the industry it continues to lead. In 2007, ''Vogue'' drew criticism from the anti-smoking group "Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids", for carrying tobacco advertisements in the magazine. The group claims that volunteers sent the magazine more than 8,000 protest emails or faxes regarding the ads. The group also claimed that in response, they received scribbled notes faxed back on letters that had been addressed to Wintour stating, "Will you stop? You're killing trees!" In response, a spokesperson for Condé Nast released an official statement: "''Vogue'' does carry tobacco advertising. Beyond that we have no further comment." In April 2008, American ''Vogue'' featured a cover photo by photographer Annie Leibovitz of Gisele Bündchen and the basketball player LeBron James. This was the third time that Vogue featured a male on the cover of the American issue (the other two men were actors George Clooney and Richard Gere), and the first in which the man was black. Some observers criticized the cover as a prejudicial depiction of James because his pose with Bündchen was reminiscent of a poster for the film ''King Kong''. Further criticism arose when the website ''Watching the Watchers'' analyzed the photo alongside the Committee on Public Information, World War I recruitment poster titled ''Destroy This Mad Brute''. James reportedly however liked the cover shoot. In February 2011, just before the Syrian civil war, 2011 Syrian protests unfolded, ''Vogue'' published a controversial piece by Joan Juliet Buck about Asma al-Assad, wife of the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. A number of journalists criticized the article as glossing over the poor Human rights in Syria, human rights record of Bashar al-Assad. According to reports, the Syrian government paid the U.S. lobbying firm Brown Lloyd James US$5,000 per month to arrange for and manage the article. In October 2018, ''Vogue'' published a photoshoot starring Kendall Jenner who had an afro-like style hairstyle which drew criticisms. For the 2020 September issue, Harry Styles was the first man to appear on the cover of Vogue. He was posed wearing a dress which sparked a lot of controversy about gender roles, masculinity, and femininity.


Media


Documentaries

In 2009, the feature-length documentary ''The September Issue'' was released; it was an inside view of the production of the record-breaking September 2007 issue of U.S. ''Vogue'', directed by R. J. Cutler. The film was shot over eight months as Wintour prepared the issue, and included testy exchanges between Wintour and her creative director Grace Coddington. The issue became the largest ever published at the time; over 5 pounds in weight and 840 pages in length, a world record for a monthly magazine Since then, that record has been broken by ''Vogue''s 2012 September issue, which came in at 916 pages. Also in 2012, HBO released a documentary entitle
''In Vogue: The Editor's Eye''
in conjunction with the 120th anniversary of the magazine. Drawing on ''Vogue''s extensive archives, the film featured behind-the-scenes interviews with longtime Vogue editors, including Wintour, Coddington, Tonne Goodman, Babs Simpson, Hamish Bowles, and Phyllis Posnick. Celebrated subjects and designers in the fashion industry, such as Nicole Kidman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Linda Evangelista, Vera Wang, and Marc Jacobs, also appear in the film. The editors share personal stories about collaborating with top photographers, such as Leibovitz, and the various day-to-day responsibilities and interactions of a fashion editor at ''Vogue''. The film was directed and produced by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato. In October 2012, ''Vogue'' also released a book titled ''Vogue: The Editor's Eye'' to complement the documentary.


Video channel

In 2013, ''Vogue'' launched the ''Vogue'' video channel that can be accessed via their website. The channel was launched in conjunction with Conde Nast's multi-platform media initiative. Mini-series that have aired on the video channel include ''Vogue Weddings'', ''The Monday Makeover'', ''From the Vogue Closet'', ''Fashion Week'', ''Elettra Wiedemann, Elettra's Goodness'', ''Jeanius'', ''Vintage Hamish Bowles, Bowles'', ''The Backstory'', ''Beauty Mark'', ''Met Gala'', ''Voguepedia'', ''Vogue Voices'', ''Vogue Diaries'', ''Council of Fashion Designers of America, CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund'', and ''Monday's with André Leon Talley, Andre''.


Books

Books published by ''Vogue'' include ''In Vogue: An Illustrated History of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine'', ''Vogue: The Covers'', ''Vogue: The Editor's Eye'', ''Vogue Living: House, Gardens, People'', ''The World in Vogue'', ''Vogue Weddings: Brides, Dresses, Designers'', and ''Nostalgia in Vogue''.


Voguepedia

Launched in 2011 by Condé Nast Digital, Voguepedia is a fashion encyclopedia that also includes an archive of every issue of ''Vogue''s American edition since 1892. Only Vogue staff are permitted to contribute to the encyclopedia, unlike the VogueEncyclo—hosted by ''
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''—that receives contributions from anyone. As of May 9, 2013, the site was not fully functional; code still showed in search results and only certain search terms yielded results.


Website

''Vogue'' has also created an easily navigable website that includes six different content categories for viewers to explore. The website includes an archive with issues from 1892 forward for those whom subscribe for the website. The magazines online are the same as those that were printed in that time and are not cut or shortened from the original content.


Podcast

''Vogue'' launched the teaser for its podcast series on September 10, 2015. The magazine announced that star André Leon Talley would host the podcasts, and the inaugural twenty-one minute podcast was released on September 14, 2015, featuring Anna Wintour. Talley commented that he had "been a longtime storyteller at Vogue and it's just another format for telling stories—as at Vogue, we love to tell the story of style, fashion, and what is absolutely a part of the culture at the moment", hence why the magazine has decided to create podcasts.


''Vogue'' App

The app was introduced on April 26, 2016, as a way for the magazine to become more mobile friendly. The ''Vogue'' app displays content on mobile devices and gives people the ability to view the magazine content wherever they go. The app has new content everyday and people can choose to receive content recommended just for their taste. In addition, the app allows one to save stories for later and or read offline. Lastly, the app provides notifications for fashion outbreaks and for new stories that are published pertaining to that viewer's particular taste.


''Vogue'' Business

The online fashion industry publication was launched in January 2019. The new property aims at offering a global perspective on the fashion industry with industry insights. Although sharing the Vogue brand name, ''Vogue Business'' is operated as a separate business entity with an independent editorial team. In June 2019, ''Vogue Business'' launched the ''Vogue Business Talent'', a platform that promotes vacancies from international fashion brands and companies with the goal to match professionals with their job opportunities.


Other editions

In 2005, Condé Nast launched ''Men's Vogue''. The magazine ceased publication as an independent publication in October 2008, the December/January 2009 edition being its last issue. It was intended to be published as a supplement of ''Vogue'', the Spring 2009 edition being the last issue of the magazine altogether. ''Vogue Australia'' (ISSN 0042-8019) covers Australian fashion and lifestyle. Early magazines have running title: ''Vogue (British magazine), Vogue'' supplement for Australia (since 1952). It has occasional supplements: ''Vogue Business Australia, Vogue Man Australia'', and ''Vogue Fashion Week Australia''. In Australia, ''Vogue Living'' was first published in 1967. Condé Nast also publishes ''Teen Vogue'', a version of the magazine for teenage girls in the United States. South Korea and Australia publish a ''Vogue Girl'' magazine (currently suspended from further publication), in addition to the ''Vogue Living'' and ''Vogue Entertaining + Travel'' editions. ''Vogue Hommes International'' is an international men's fashion magazine based in Paris, France, and ''L'uomo Vogue'' is the Italian men's version. Other Italian versions of ''Vogue'' include ''Vogue Casa'' and ''Bambini Vogue''. Until 1961, ''Vogue'' was also the publisher of ''Vogue Patterns'', a home sewing pattern company. It was sold to Ebenezer Butterick, Butterick Publishing, which also licensed the Vogue name. ''Vogue China'' was launched in September 2005, with Australian model Gemma Ward on the cover flanked by Chinese models. In 2007, an Arabic edition of ''Vogue'' was rejected by Condé Nast International. October 2007 saw the launch of ''Vogue India'', and ''Vogue Turkey'' was launched in March 2010. In June 2020, Mr. Ramin S. MOVA has been appointed as a managing editor of Vogue Turkey, making him the first openly bisexual editor of the edition. On March 5, 2010, 16 international editors-in-chief of ''Vogue'' met in Paris to discuss the 2nd Fashion's Night Out. Present in the meeting were the 16 international editors-in-chief of ''Vogue'': Wintour (American ''Vogue''), Emmanuelle Alt (French ''Vogue''), Franca Sozzani (Italian ''Vogue''), Alexandra Shulman (British ''Vogue''), Kirstie Clements (Australian ''Vogue''), Aliona Doletskaya (Russian ''Vogue''), Angelica Cheung (Chinese ''Vogue''), Christiane Arp (German ''Vogue''), Priya Tanna (Indian ''Vogue''), Rosalie Huang (Taiwanese ''Vogue''), Paula Mateus (Portuguese ''Vogue''), Seda Domaniç (Turkish ''Vogue''), Yolanda Sacristan (Spanish ''Vogue''), Eva Hughes (Mexican and Latin American ''Vogue''), Mitsuko Watanabe (Japanese ''Vogue''), and Daniela Falcao (Brazilian ''Vogue''). Since 2010, seven new editors-in-chief have joined ''Vogue'': Victoria Davydova replaced Aliona Doletskaya as editor-in-chief of ''Russian Vogue''; Emmanuelle Alt became ''French Vogue'' 's editor-in-chief after Carine Roitfeld resigned; Edwina McCann became ''Australian Vogue'' editor-in-chief after Kirstie Clements was fired; Kelly Talamas replaced Eva Hughes at ''Vogue Mexico'' and ''Vogue Latin America'', when Hughes was named CEO of Condé Nast Mexico and Latin America in 2012; and Karin Swerink, Kullawit Laosukrsi, and Masha Tsukanova were appointed editors-in-chief of the newly launched Netherlands, Thailand, and Ukraine editions, respectively. At the beginning of 2013 the Japanese version, ''Vogue Hommes Japan'', ended publication. In July 2016, the launch of ''Vogue Arabia'' was announced, first as a dual English and Arabic language website, then with a print edition to follow in spring 2017. On January 11, 2017, it was announced that Eugenia de la Torriente will become the new editor-in-chief of ''Vogue Spain''. On January 20, it was officially announced that Emanuele Farneti will become the new editor-in-chief of ''Vogue Italia'', after the unexpected passing of long-time editor, Franca Sozzani in December 2016. On January 25, it was announced that ''Vogue British'''s editor-in-chief, Alexandra Shulman, was to leave the magazine in June 2017, after 25 years. On April 10, 2017, it was announced that Edward Enninful will become the new editor-in-chief of British Vogue, the first male editor of the magazine in 100 years. On April 13, 2017, it was revealed that Vogue Arabia's first editor-in-chief, Deena Aljuhani, was fired, and a new editor was set to be announced. In June 2017, it was announced that the Polish edition, ''Vogue Poland, Vogue Polska'', was in preparation, with Filip Niedenthal as editor-in-chief. The local publisher, Visteria, signed a 5-year licence deal with Condé Nast. The printed magazine and its website launched on February 14, 2018. In February 2018, the Czech-language edition was announced. It premiered in August 2018 under license with V24 Media, and titled ''Vogue CS'', it covers the Czech and Slovak markets. In September 2018, it was announced that seven years after its closure, a rebooted Greek edition was in preparation, with Thaleia Karafyllidou as the youngest-ever editor-in-chief in the history of ''Vogue''. ''Vogue Greece'' debuted on March 31, 2019, and is published under license agreement with Kathimerines Ekdoseis SA. In October 2018, the Hong Kong edition was announced. It premiered on March 3, 2019, under a license agreement with Rubicon Media Ltd., with digital and print presence. In November 2020, it was reported that Angelica Cheung, the founding editor of ''Vogue China'', will leave the magazine on December 8 after 15 years. In December 2020, it was announced that Eugenia de la Torriente stepped down as the editor-in-chief of ''Vogue'' Spain after three years. That same month, it was also announced that Christiane Arp will exit ''Vogue'' Germany after 17 years. In February 2021, it was announced that Margaret Zhang was appointed as the editor-in-chief of ''Vogue China'', at 27, the youngest editor of ''Vogue''. In early May 2021, it was announced that Priya Tanna, the founding editor of ''Vogue India'', will leave the magazine after 15 years. A few days later, it was announced that Mitsuko Watanabe will exit ''Vogue Japan'' at the end of the year, after thirteen years as the editor-in-chief, and that a successor has yet to be to be named. In late July 2021, Emanuele Farneti, editor-in-chief of ''Vogue Italia'' announced his departure from the magazine after the September issue for 2021. In early July 2021, in an Instagram post to the publication's official account, ''Vogue'' Netherlands editor-in-chief Rinke Tjepkema announced that the Dutch magazine would be shutting down, after almost 10 years.


Editors of international editions

The following highlights circulation dates as well as individuals who have served as editor-in-chief of ''Vogue'':


See also

* Didier Guérin, executive in charge of new releases


Cover models

* List of Vogue (US) cover models * List of Vogue Arabia cover models * List of Vogue Australia cover models * List of Vogue Brasil cover models * List of British Vogue cover models * List of Vogue China cover models * List of Vogue CS cover models * List of Vogue España cover models * List of Vogue Deutsch cover models * List of Vogue Greece cover models * List of Vogue Hong Kong cover models * List of Vogue India cover models * List of Vogue Italia cover models * List of Vogue Japan cover models * List of Vogue Korea cover models * List of Vogue México cover models * List of Vogue Nederland cover models * List of Vogue Paris cover models * List of Vogue Polska cover models * List of Vogue Portugal cover models * List of Vogue Russia cover models * List of Vogue Taiwan cover models * List of Vogue Thailand cover models * List of Vogue Türkiye cover models * List of Vogue Ukraine cover models * List of Vogue Scandinavia cover models * List of Vogue Singapore cover models


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External links

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