Women's monthly glossy magazine covers

This page shows the covers of a selection of women's monthly magazines the "glossies" or "slicks", so called because of their look and feel with varnished or laminated covers. Many of the images link to information about the launch or to a profile of the publisher.

Aura to Cosmopolitan

19 Nineteen March 1968 first issue cover
19 first issue (March, 1968)
19 women;s magazine cover 1977
19 magazine front cover  
Aura first issue cover
Aura first cover (2000)
Bare first isue cover
Bare first issue (2000)
Biba cover (France)
Biba, France (2004)
Bite magazine; Jun 93; launch; closed
Bite first cover(1993)
Bitch women's magazine debut cover
Bitch first cover (1992)
Chic magazine first issue cover Nov 1993
Chic first issue cover Nov 1993
Chic Twiggy 1996
Chic 1996
Company first issue cover October 1978
Company first issue (Oct 2001)
Company magazine
Company (Nov, 2001)
Cosmopolitan magazine first issue front cover
Cosmopolitan (March, 1972)
Cosmopolitan cover July 1996
Cosmopolitan (July, 1996)
Cosmopolitan, Bulgaria first issue, 2004
Cosmopolitan, Bulgaria (2004)

Ebony to Harpers & Queen

Ebony Queen Latifah cover
Ebony, US (January 2005)
Eve magazine; launch; Sept 2000; BBC
Eve first issue (2000)
eve feb 02
Eve (September 2002)
For Women magazine
For Women
Frank magazine; Mar 99; Wagadon; sold to EMAP
Frank (March 99)
Glamour first issue cover
Glamour launch (2001)
Glamour magazine cover
Glamour (February 2002)
Harpers & Queen cover 1971
Harpers & Queen cover, April 1971

M&S Magazine to Nova

M&S magazine dummy issue cover
M&S Magazine (unpublished dummy)
Mirabella magazine; launch; Murdoch Magazines
Mirabella first issue (Oct 1990)
New Woman magazine cover
New Woman, Australia (2004)
Nova magazine relaunch June 2000
Nova (2000)
Nova cover Oct 2000
Nova (October 2000)
Nova magazine front coverNova, 1970s Nova May 1968
Nova, May 1968

Over 21 to Red

Over 21
Over 21 first issue (May 1972)
Pop magazine cover
PS magazine debut; Mar/Apr 00; launch; Dennis
PS debut (2000)
Queen magazine: 1967
Queen (13 Dec 1967)
Real magazine launch cover debut
Real (fortnightly glossy; August 2004)
Red magazine cover; Feb 98; launch; Emap
Red first issue

Vital to Zest

Vital; Winter 98; launch; debut G+J; closed?
Vital first issue
Vogue from Conde Nast
Vogue (September 2000)
Vogue Kylie Minogue
Vogue (December 2003)
Zest magazine autumn 94; launch debut; Nat Mags
Zest debut