“Glamour” magazine, originally called “Glamour of Hollywood,” was founded in the United States during 1939. This riveting women’s magazine was published by Condé Nast Publications.
At its beginnings, “Glamour of Hollywood” promised readers the “Hollywood way to fashion, beauty and charm” for the cost of 15 cents.
Glamour magazine is known and recognized extensively for a variety of firsts in the magazine industry. It is known as the first magazine to put an African American woman on its cover and for being the first to address its female readers from the viewpoint of work outside of the home. The magazine’s section on beauty shares the cutting edge in beauty news and useful beauty tips for all women. A section on health provides a plethora of information on health issues. From answers on love and sex to Horoscopes and the most intriguing celebrity photos “Glamour Magazine” shares all.
Their Mission Statement focuses on providing today’s new luxury consumer with inspirational and accessible style and shopping ideas. It contains coverage of current events related to beauty, fashion, health and relationships, not to mention women’s issues, work, money and law.