You don’t have to be a fashion addict to fall for the luxurious lifestyle and fashion trends so beautifully displayed in these glossy magazines. Once you lay your eyes on their high-fashioned pages, you get pulled in a world blossoming with fabulous images of the most extraordinary clothes and accessories and everything else a girl can ever dream of.
So we thought we might give you a quick insight in the most famous magazines’ websites.
Here is the selection of the top-ranking magazines from all around the world, where the fascination for fashion remains as addictive both on paper and on-line, preserving the core values of artistic freedom and creative articles.
Being one of the best fashion magazines in the world (some say the best) it came as no surprise that the website is nothing less. At the very first glance, the website is radiating with the glamor and style that we’re already used to: from high fashion editorials to high society gossip, it will take you on a trip to the runway and to the most fabulous places and parties.
Every page is blossoming with great photographs of the finest clothes, famous artists and designers, and while most of the things are unaffordable, what’s the harm in looking, right?
The layout is outstanding and chic, offering an incredibly easy way to browse through pages with the simple black and red menu that resides on top of the page while you scroll, making it hard to get lost in the content. The large slideshow at the top cleverly mixes, at times, editorial content with advertising. Overall, reading the e-magazine makes you feel like you’re right in the middle of things, offering you a beautifully designed space place where the fashion meets art.
When we talk about fashion magazines, we don’t always look at men like fashioners … Well GQ Magazine does, and it makes it in a remarkable classy and serious way. No wonder the gentlemen have all eyes on it.
The website has a serious neat and classy look, with a manly black and grey layout and an easy-to-browse menu. The main page is offering an exciting collection of the most intriguing articles on famous figures and glamorous lifestyle on the website. And don’t worry if you change your mind about the page you’re scrolling, the website offers you a stylish secondary menu at the bottom, where you can find a handy table of content about everything on the website.
For those who are fashion conscious and looking for something more than a fashion statement in a magazine, GQ is expertly mingling stylish fashion photographs from catwalk collections with hot sport and political topics and bedside manners, offering a wide range of witty articles and editorials for the sophisticated (and those a little narcissistic) men.
Far from being as exclusive and defiant as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar is without a doubt, a fashion authority. From the hottest celebrities to the most glamorous fashion trends and top-ranking models, this magazine takes you behind the scenes of the fantastic high society show of fashion and intrigues.
While the main page might really give you the vivid impression of a bazaar, throwing you in a world of bold fashion photographs and videos and cutting edge fashion trends, the drop down menus come to offer an incredible ease in accessing the pages you’re interested in, where you can find the best dressed secrets, season must-haves and amazing fashion and shopping ideas.
The layout is minimalistic and sharp, with a classic and distinguished look, creating a perfect background for the sparkling and colorful articles and giving a perfect definition of style.
4. W Magazine
Amazing, exquisite and glamorous… these are some of the words that are usually used when describing this magazine. Elegant and surprising, the magazine not only won the public’s heart, but also the golden medal award for fashion photography three years in a row.
And continuing on the same guidelines, the website doesn’t disappoint either. Almost blog-style, the website has two menus. The main one answers to all the questions on exclusive places and glamorous parties, fashion shows, spicy gossip and so much more… The second (side) menu (the W Inside) offers a more focused view on the hottest fashion related topics and spoils you with witty articles on luxurious lifestyle, fashion and art matters, making it an excellent socialite’s choice.
5. Vanity Fair
In fashion, when it comes to Vanity Fair Magazine, it’s all about Hollywood and the still ascending pop culture. So as a trendsetter, it should come as no surprise that everybody is so excited to attend the annual exclusive Academy Awards after-party.
The Vanity Fair might lack the glamor and extravagance of a sophisticated high-fashion magazine, but keeping all eyes on Hollywood celebrities and their vanities seems to have gain it a place in the hall of fame.
Although using a simple and neat layout, from the catchy titles to the extraordinary photos and videos galleries, the website has something distinctive and the red accents are giving it a touch of eccentricity. Along with its controversial photography and intriguing fashion articles, the website also reveals the secrets behind its fabulous printed monthly edition.
So it might be safe to say it pretty much satisfies every curiosity you have on Hollywood’s vanity fair…
Characterized by a minimalistic layout and design, the website brings into the spotlights a unique mixture of high-class fashion and urban culture, emphasizing on the inner beauty brought to life in an innovative and surprising way. The stylish yet simple drop down menu unveils all the hot topics, offering a slide show of impressive creative photography and articles when browsing through pages, confirming the reputation that this magazine has won over the years.
7. V Magazine
As you’re already used to, for these fashion magazines, the design is minimalistic and clean, creating a perfect scene for the daring and glamorous fashion photographs that have become a signature for the magazine. The fancy black drop down menu is classy and simple and the orange accents add some spice to the browsing experience. From the sophisticated pictorials to the serious and fanciful articles about life and art everything catches the eye, making it versatile.
When it comes to innovation and new territories in fashion and art, Flaunt magazine turned out to be an ongoing metamorphosis, progressing into an exquisite lifestyle publication.
And the website is as surprising as we would expect it to be. There’s nothing fancy or explosive about the design, but the presentation of the features really stands out, creating an attractive and colorful puzzle, luring you into a luxurious world. The slideshow on the front page also creates a strong visual effect, making you extremely curious about the content.
It’s obviously not a surprise that Playboy’s website is eye-catching and has a powerful magnetic visual effect. Elevating nudity to a state of art, Playboy’s website made its pictorials dynamic and intriguing, offering so much more than photographs of lascivious naked girls (a great amount of the most decadent content is safely hidden behind a pay gate).
The website’s layout has a visually attractive look and the pages are nicely designed and easy to navigate, blossoming with an explosion of bright colors and provocative images. And everything about it will lure you in a world of bliss and style: from exclusive interviews, sophisticated entertainment guide and high fashioned night destinations, it will unveil everything worth knowing for the party animals world wide.
10. Russh Magazine
While the majority of our beloved glamorous magazines establish an idealistic look and elegance that most of the time we cannot reach, Russh Magazine is emphasizing on personal style, showcasing talented innovators in both fashion and art, satisfying the fashion addiction world wide.
The website has an inspirational minimalist look, offering the perfect context where the style meets the streets, creating an unique impression of distinction and mystery. The menus are simple and easy to understand, and the content is accessible and surprising, making high fashion relevant and bringing an amazing element of luxury, without being glossy.
In the end…
We might not be experts in the matters of fashion, but the creativity in web design speaks everyone’s language, making it hard not to feel bewitched.
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