We have about 500 free magazine titles on this website, with many thousands of back issues. Fashion magazine pdf, online fashion magazines, plus other subjects.
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Cosmopolitan Magazine Online Free – Online Fashion Magazines Free
U.S. – Hearst Communications
“Cosmopolitan is the lifestylist and cheerleader for millions of fun, fearless females. Cosmo inspires with information on relationships and romance, fashion and beauty, women’s health and well-being, as well as pop culture and entertainment.” – Cosmopolitan back issues online, Cosmopolitan Magazine online free, vintage fashion magazines online.
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Daily Front Row Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF
U.S.: Daily Front Row Inc.
“Since its inception in 2003, The Daily Front Row and fashionweekdaily.com have been speaking directly to fashion’s A-list insiders wherever they are—the front rows and runways of Fashion Week, the backyards of their Hamptons summer homes, their New York abodes, and their chicest travel destinations.” – Website
Elle Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF
U.S. – Hearst
“A worldwide lifestyle magazine of French origin that focuses on fashion, beauty, health and entertainment.” It was founded in 1945. Elle Magazine Online free, fashion & old fashion magazines pdf. Elle magazine pdf.
Esquire – Fashion Magazine PDF
U.S. – Hearst Magazines
Esquire magazine began in 1933 in Chicago, and later moved to NY. In its first 15 years the magazine was largely about men’s fashion, with contributions from some of America’s leading writers. In the 1960s Esquire magazine helped pioneer the trend of New Journalism, publishing writers such as Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe, and Gay Talese. During the tenure of editor David M. Granger, from 1997-2016, Esquire magazine and its writers won numerous awards. Since his replacement in 2016 by Jay Fielden, the style has been updated and political coverage has increased. In 2018 it moved from a monthly to 8 issues per year. -Info from Wikipedia.
The link, at Internet Archive, appears to have nearly a complete run of Esquire magazine back issues from 1933-2017. Fashion magazine pdf, 80s fashion magazine pdf, 90s fashion magazine pdf.
Essence – Free Fashion Magazines Online
“Essence magazine is a lifestyle publication for African American women of all ages, shapes, and cultures.” – Publisher. Old fashion magazines pdf, Black fashion magazines.
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FreshlyWorn Mag – Fashion Magazine PDF
“The mandate for freshlyWORN Magazine has always been the support of new, emerging talent and continued promotion of established talent in the fashion and beauty industry. This includes photographers, models, designers, makeup artists, hairstylists and wardrobe stylists.” – Website
Glamour – Free Fashion Magazines Online
U.S.: Conde Nast
First published in April 1939 in the United States, it was for its first few years called ‘Glamour of Hollywood’. It last appeared in print in January 2019, but continues in an online version. Old fashion magazines pdf, Glamour magazine back issues.
GHQ Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF
UK: Gentleman’s Headquarters
“The body, the look, the lifestyle, the gamble, the money, the entertainment, the sports, the cars and of course the women. Welcome aboard and to Gentleman’s Head Quarters. ” – Website
GQ – Online Fashion Magazines Free
“GQ (formerly Gentlemen’s Quarterly) is an American international monthly men’s magazine based in New York City and founded in 1931. The publication focuses on fashion, style, and culture for men, though articles on food, movies, fitness, sex, music, travel, sports, technology, and books are also featured. ” – Wikipedia. Fashion magazine archives, GQ magazine back issues.
Harper’s Bazaar – Online Fashion Magazines Free
Vol 3 (1870) to Vol 57 (1922) Incomplete.
“Harper’s Bazaar magazine was founded in 1867, and it’s been guiding generations of women through the world of beauty and fashion ever since. It always features well-known names in the industry, including its own editors, writers, and photographers, to deliver you worthwhile advice. The articles are filled with information from legendary fashion designers and beauty experts to show you the best of the latest trends.” – Harper’s Bazaar Magazine back issues online. Free fashion magazines online.
The Knot Magazine – Fashion Magazine Download
The Knot Worldwide
“From the editors of the #1 wedding website and app, The Knot magazine offers everything you need to plan your wedding: inspiring ideas, thousands of photos, style tips, advice, and more.” – Publisher.
Lucy’s Magazine – Fashion Magazine Download
Lucy’s publishes submitted fashion portfolios.
Mademoiselle – Fashion Magazine PDF
U.S., Conde Nast
Mademoiselle was a women’s magazine founded in 1935 by Street and Smith, and later acquired by Conde Nast publications. It was mainly a fashion magazine, but was also known for publishing short stories by many well-known authors. Mademoiselle was discontinued in 2001, with part of the staff moving over to Conde Nast’s Glamour magazine. Online fashion magazines pdf, Mademoiselle magazine archive, Mademoiselle magazine back issues, 90s fashion magazine pdf, 80s fashion magazine pdf.
Man of Metropolis Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF
New York: Man of Metropolis
QP Fashion Magazine – Fashion Magazines Online
Los Angeles: Bello Media Group
Fashion magazine, online and in print.
Seventeen – Free Fashion Magazines Online
Seventeen is an American bimonthly magazine based in New York City. It’s audience is females from 13 to 19. Seventeen magazine archive, Seventeen magazine back issues, fashion magazine pdf.
Salyse Magazine – Fashion Magazines Free Download
“Salyse Magazine is a photography magazine, featuring beauty, fashion, and conceptual art editorials. We do not seek to define beauty with one narrow idea, but with myriad viewpoints. Salyse Magazine is about sophistication, authenticity, with a touch of eccentricity.” – Publisher.
Stilo Style Diary Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF
Miami, US: Stilomag
“Stilo Style Diary is an international magazine featuring the latest content on Fashion, Beauty & Beyond. The magazine introduces fashion for all income brackets. Whether you live in the US, Europe, Asia or even Australia, Stilo Magazine is your personalized Style Diary. ” – Publisher.
StyleCruze Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF
“STYLÉCRUZE Magazine is a submissions based fashion magazine focused on promoting the next generation of creatives. STYLÉCRUZE is a collection of beautiful images from around the globe.” – FB page.
Vanity Fair – Free Fashion Magazines Online
Each volume contains several issues. “Written for the reader who appreciates expert storytelling and dynamic articles that sometimes spark a debate, Vanity Fair Magazine covers a wide range of topics such as fashion, politics, travel, business, design, and more. Originally published briefly in 1913 and combined with Vogue magazine in 1936, Vanity Fair as it appears today was revived in 1983.” – Vanity Fair Magazine. Vanity Fair magazine back issues, free fashion magazines online, 80s fashion magazine pdf, 90s fashion magazine pdf.
Vibe Vixen – Fashion Magazine PDF
U.S.: Vibe Media
“VIBE Vixen is a magazine geared towards female readers of Vibe Magazine that covered fashion, beauty, dating, entertainment, sex, and societal issues for “urban minded females”.” – Wikipedia. Vibe Vixen back issues, fashion magazine pdf, fashion magazine archives.
Vogue Magazine – Read Vogue Magazine Online Free
NY: Conde Nast
“Vogue is an American monthly fashion and lifestyle magazine covering many topics, including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and runway. Based in New York City, it began as a weekly newspaper in 1892, before becoming a monthly magazine years later. As of today, there are 26 international editions” – Wikipedia. Vogue magazine back issues, read Vogue magazine online free, free fashion magazines online.
Volant Magazine – Free Online Fashion Magazines
Dusseldorf, Germany: Volant Magazine
“VOLANT Magazine is a submission-based Fashion & Beauty Magazine from Germany” – Publisher. You can view the issues that do not show a price.
Vulcan and Bello Magazines – Fashion Magazine Download
Los Angeles, US: Bello Media Group
International Entertainment, Fashion & Lifestyle.
Home Gym Quarterly – Magazines Free Download
Garage Gym Life Media
“Garage Gym Life publishes the first magazine written by and for home gym owners around the world. We cover all aspects of at home fitness including home gym reviews, DIY projects, workout routines, mindset training and interviews with home gym owners around the world.” – Website
Men’s Fitness – Free Magazines Online
U.S.: American Media, UK: Dennis
“Men’s Fitness was a men’s magazine published by American Media, Inc and founded in the United States in 1987. The magazine’s slogan was “How the Best Man Wins”. The magazine targeted men ages 21–40 years and featured in-depth articles on fitness, nutrition, and sports, as well as sex tips, fashion advice, interviews, recipes, and surveys.” Dennis Publishing acquired the publishing rights in the UK and Ireland in 2009, and continues to publish it today. The U.S. version of the magazine was folded into Men’s Journal in 2017. – Wikipedia. Men’s Fitness magazine back issues.
Muscle & Fitness Magazine Free Online
U.S.: JW Media
“An American fitness and bodybuilding magazine founded in 1935 by Canadian entrepreneur Joe Weider.” – Wikipedia. Muscle & Fitness magazine back issues.
Women’s Fitness Magazine Free
These issues are mostly from the UK and Australia and were published by or under license of Dennis Publishing in the UK. The magazine appears to have originated with American Media Co. in the U.S., which also created Men’s Fitness Magazine. Women’s Fitness magazine free online.
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Yoga Journal – Free Magazines Online
“No matter your personal yoga style or level, Yoga Journal brings you all of the top teachers, wisdom, and inspiration you need to grow your practice both on and off the mat. Yoga Journal focuses on the body-mind-spirit connection and its importance in all aspects of personal development. In every issue, you’ll find inspiring content packed with home practices, meditation techniques, anatomy instruction, nourishing recipes, and inspiring stories of yogis just like you.” – Yoga Journal. Yoga Journal free online.
Better Nutrition Magazine Online – Free Online Magazine Reader
“Reaching nearly 1 million readers monthly, Better Nutrition celebrates 70 years as a leading in-store distributed magazine for health conscious consumers. Widely distributed to thousands of health-food stores and grocery chains across the country, Better Nutrition provides authoritative, well-researched information on food nutrition, dietary concerns, supplements and other natural products.” – Better Nutrition Magazine online, food & drink magazine free.
Happiful Magazine – Magazines Free Download
Surrey, UK: Happiful
“We’re on a mission to create a healthier, happier, more sustainable society. Our aim is to provide informative, inspiring and topical stories about mental health and wellbeing. We want to break the stigma of mental health in our society, and to shine a light on the positivity and support that should be available for everyone, no matter their situation.” – Publisher
Health & Wellness Magazine
Lexington, Kentucky: Rockpoint
“Health & Wellness was created to raise awareness of health-related issues. Professionals from the central Kentucky healthcare industry are featured in monthly articles.” – Website.
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Inspire Health Magazine
Mandeville, Louisiana: Fox
“Inspire Health magazine encourages women everywhere to embrace natural living as the key to true and lasting health by promoting natural and sustainable living practices. Inspire Health magazine is currently distributed through newspapers nationwide.” – Website
IOL Health Magazine – Free Online Magazine Reader
South Africa: African News Agency
Magazine produced in South African for free distribution with a number of area newspapers.
Living Well 60 Plus Magazine – Magazines Free Download
Lexington, Kentucky: Rockpoint
“Living Well 60+ can be found in 19 central Kentucky counties and is distributed to over 900 locations, including senior centers, retirement homes, hospitals, clinics and specialty shops.” – Website
Men’s Health Magazine Online Free – Free Online Magazine Reader
“Men’s Health (MH), published by Hearst, is the world’s largest men’s magazine brand, with 35 editions in 59 countries. It is also the best-selling men’s magazine on U.S. newsstands. Although originally started as a men’s health magazine, it currently covers various men’s lifestyle topics such as fitness, nutrition, fashion, and sexuality.” -Wikipedia.
“Men’s Health is the essential read for guys who want to be stronger, smarter, grittier and wealthier. Men’s Health is dedicated to providing the tools and practical solutions for success in all aspects of life.” – Men’s Health Magazine online. Men’s health & fitness magazines online.
Natural Awakenings Magazine – Magazines Free Download
Naples, Florida: Natural Awakenings
“Each month Natural Awakenings magazines across the country take a practical look at the latest natural approaches to nutrition, fitness, creative expression, personal growth and sustainable living. We interview national experts we think you’d like to meet. We offer inspiring how-to articles. At the front of each community issue, we present global news and views as a complement to news and events of local interest.” – Website
Prevention Magazine Online Free – Free Online Magazine Reader
“Prevention is the ultimate live-better handbook. It’s the trusted go-to guide to feeling your best, head to toe, inside and out through trustworthy expert advice, fresh ideas, and health secrets. We bring the latest health research to real life, so you can be healthier, fitter, and stronger.” – Prevention Magazine online. Health magazines online.
Women’s Health Magazine Online
“Empowering women to be the smartest, strongest versions of themselves through actionable and practical advice for her wellness journey.” – Women’s Health Magazine online. Women’s health and fitness magazine, Women’s Health magazine archives online, ladies health and fitness. American magazines online free.
Your Healthy Living Magazine – Magazines Free Download
Essex, UK: JFN Productions
“The UK’s number 1 free in-store natural health magazine” – Website. On the same page are issues of “Rude Health”, a similar magazine distributed in health stores in Ireland.
Black Enterprise Magazine
New York: Black Enterprise
“BLACK ENTERPRISE is the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans. Since 1970, BLACK ENTERPRISE has provided essential business information and advice to professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and decision makers.” – Black Enterprise Website
Black Heritage/Negro Heritage PDF Magazine Archive
Negro Heritage was a small newsletter-style bi-weekly, published in Chicago by Sylvestre Watkins beginning in 1961. It contained mostly biographical profiles of African Americans in U.S. history.
Note that these issues don’t all appear in chronological order.
Black World/Negro Digest Free Magazine Archives Database
“The Negro Digest, later renamed Black World, was a magazine for the African-American market. Founded in November 1942 by publisher John H. Johnson, founder of Johnson Publishing Company, it was first published locally in Chicago, Illinois.” – Wikipedia.
The Crisis Magazine – Magazines Free Download
“The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). It was founded in 1910 by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W. S. Braithwaite, and Mary Dunlop Maclean. The Crisis has been in continuous print since 1910, and it is the oldest black oriented magazine in the world.” – Wikipedia. The Crisis magazine back issues.
Ebony PDF Magazine Archive
Ebony free magazine archive. “Ebony is a monthly magazine for the African-American market. It was founded by John H. Johnson in Chicago and has published continuously since the autumn of 1945. In 2016 Johnson sold the publication to private equity firm Clear View Group.” -Wikipedia. Ebony magazine free online, old Ebony magazines, old Ebony magazines online.
Essence Old Magazine Archive
“Essence magazine is a lifestyle publication for African American women of all ages, shapes, and cultures.” – Publisher. Essence magazine back issues.
Jet Magazine Archive PDF
“Jet is a magazine marketed to African-American readers. It was founded in 1951 by John H. Johnson of the Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago, Illinois, as an American weekly. ” – Wikipedia. Jet magazine archive.
Vibe Vixen PDF Magazine Archive
U.S.: Vibe Media
“VIBE Vixen magazine is a magazine geared towards female readers of Vibe Magazine that covered fashion, beauty, dating, entertainment, sex, and societal issues for “urban minded females”.” – Wikipedia. Vibe Vixen magazine free online, old Vibe Vixen magazines online.
Women of Color PDF Magazines Archive
“A publication for today’s career women in business and technology.” – Women of Color Magazine.
Asian Avenue Magazine – Free Online Magazine Reader
Denver, Colorado: Asian Avenue
“Our mission at Asian Avenue magazine is to build bridges of awareness, knowledge, and understanding between the diverse Asian Pacific American (APA) communities and the general public through cultural insights, pop culture, news, and information. We are the only English-printed publication in Colorado focused on the APA community and culture.” – Website.
Filipino Journal Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada: Filipino Journal
News and events for the Filipino community of Manitoba.
Global Filipino Magazine – Magazines Free Download
Dubai, UAE: Global Filipino
“The Global Filipino Magazine is a unique community magazine published in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is devoted to uplift every Filipino soul abroad who are also known as the ‘Global Filipinos.’ We share stories of Filipino expats across the globe and other topics that interest the international Filipino community. ” – Website
Hi India Magazine – Magazines Free Download
Chicago, Illinois: Indian Media Group
“Each week, hi INDiA offers its readers a wide variety of reading material, covering a plethora of subjects ranging from human interest stories, local news, and politics, to sports, fashion and Indian film news. With a network of journalists, photographers and contributors both in India and U.S.A., hi INDiA is the news source for everything that matters to South Asians living abroad.” – Website.
Coach Magazine – Magazines Free Download
UK: Coach Magazine
“COACH features a wealth of high quality and unique articles and features from some of the most successful professional coaches, mentors and experts around the world, covering a wide range of niches in business, life, wellbeing and self- development.” – Website
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Teach Middle East Magazine – Free Online Magazine Reader
“Teach Middle East Magazine is the premier magazine for educators and the entire education sector in the Middle East and beyond. Our vision is to equip educators with the materials and tools to function optimally inside and out of the classroom. We provide a space for educators to connect, find inspiration, resources and forums that are aimed at enhancing their teaching techniques, methodologies and personal development.” – Website.
American Heritage Magazine Archives Free
U.S.: American Heritage
“Dedicated to covering the history of the United States of America for a mainstream readership. Until 2007, the magazine was published by Forbes. Since that time, Edwin S. Grosvenor has been its publisher. Print publication was suspended early in 2013, but the magazine relaunched in digital format with the Summer 2017 issue.” – Wikipedia.
American Heritage magazine, which publishes articles mostly about American history, has a free archive of all its issues at its website, including the current issue. American Heritage magazine archive.
American History Free Magazine Archives Database
The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries was established as a monthly in 1877 by non-academic historians Martha J. Lamb (who served as editor), Nathan G. Pond, and John A. Stevens. It ceased publication in 1893. In 1901 the magazine was re-started as simply The Magazine of American History, and lasted through Volume 47 in 1917. Not all volumes of old magazines in this archive were found online.
Here at Century Past we have thousands of free online books on History. See ‘History‘ in the drop-down menu at the top of the page.
American Historical Review PDF-Magazines-Archive
“The American Historical Review (AHR) is the official publication of the American Historical Association (AHA). The AHA was founded in 1884 and chartered by Congress in 1889 to serve the interests of the entire discipline of history. Aligning with the AHA’s mission, the AHR has been the journal of record for the historical profession in the United States since 1895 – one of the few journals in the world that brings together scholarship from every major field of historical study.” -Website of American Historical Review. .
Commonplace Magazine Archives Database
U.S.: Omohundro and AAS
“A destination for exploring and exchanging ideas about early American history and culture. A bit less formal than a scholarly journal, a bit more scholarly than a popular magazine, Commonplace speaks—and listens—to scholars, museum curators, teachers, hobbyists, and just about anyone interested in American history before 1900.” – Website.
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Department of State Bulletin PDF Magazine Archive
Washington D.C.: U.S. Government
The Bulletin was the official record of U.S. foreign policy. It was established to provide Congress, other agencies, and the public information about U.S. foreign policy and the work of the Department of State and the Foreign Service. Publication was discontinued in 1989.
“This periodical will be published weekly and will contain the texts of press releases, information regarding treaties, and other material on current developments in American foreign relations and the work of the Department of State. It will take the place of the Department’s weekly pamphlet “Press Releases” and monthly “Treaty Information” bulletin, which are being discontinued with the issues for June 1939. Indexes to “The Department of State Bulletin” will be prepared and published semiannually.” – Announcement in the initial issue, 1 July 1939.
Heritage Quarterly – Free Online Magazine Reader
Wellington, New Zealand: Heritage New Zealand
“Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is the leading national historic heritage agency. We operate in an environment marked by a growing interest in heritage, recognition of its social, cultural, environmental and economic benefits to our country, and awareness of its importance to national identity.” – Website
History Today PDF Magazine Archive
For students, teachers and history-lovers. Each issue contains international features from prehistory to the present, reviews of events, heritage/archaeology updates and color illustrations. History Today magazine.
HistoryNet Archive Magazine PDF Free Download
Arlington, VA: HistoryNet
“HistoryNet.com is brought to you by Historynet LLC, the world’s largest publisher of history magazines. HistoryNet.com contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines.” – Website
To access previous articles, click the “hamburger” menu icon on the top left, and find articles in the categories provided there.
Illustrated War News PDF Magazine Archives
London, UK: Illustrated London News and Sketch
A weekly British magazine covering World War I, and consisting largely of photos from the front.
Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains – Free Online Magazine Reader
Topeka, Kansas: Kansas Historical Foundation
“This scholarly journal publishes new research on Kansas and western history and offers interesting, well-illustrated articles that appeal to both the serious student and the general reader.” – Website
Newsweek PDF Magazine Archives
U.S. – Newsweek
“This weekly news magazine covers the national and global news front through news, commentary and analysis. It includes national and international affairs, business, lifestyle, society, the arts, politics, the economy, personal business, the Washington scene, health, science and technology.” – Newsweek Magazine. old Newsweek magazines, old Newsweek magazines online.
Although Newsweek is not published as a ‘history’ magazine, it’s relatively non-ideological coverage of American political and social issues on a weekly basis makes it a very readable historical source for the time period this collection covers.
Nineteenth Century Archive Magazine PDF Free Download
“The flagship publication of the Victorian Society in America is the respected Nineteenth Century Magazine, published in the Spring and Fall as a benefit to members and distributed to more than 200 subscribing libraries. The magazine is devoted to the cultural and social history of the United States during the Victorian era, with regular features on architecture, fine arts, decorative arts, interior design, life-style, clothing, photography, and material culture.” – Website of the Victorian Society of America.
The Nineteenth Century and After Magazine Archives
London: Henry S. King & Co.
Originally known at ‘The Nineteenth Century’, this British magazine was renamed ‘The Nineteenth Century and After’ in the 1901 issue. Magazine archives.
Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies – Free Online Magazine Reader
Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Historical Association
“A quarterly journal that publishes the best of current scholarship on the history of the Commonwealth and the region. In addition to regular articles, the journal features annotated documents, book reviews, and reviews of museum exhibits, films, and historical collections. Published since 1934, Pennsylvania History is the official journal of the Pennsylvania Historical Association (PHA).” – Website
We have a very large collection of articles about History. See ‘Articles‘ in the drop-down menu at the top of any page.
Prologue Magazine Archives PDF
Washington, DC: U.S. National Archives & Records Administration
“Prologue magazine brings readers stories based on the rich holdings and programs of the National Archives across the nation—from Washington, DC, to the regional archives and the Presidential libraries. Access many of our articles online. Prologue was published quarterly by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for nearly 50 years. The Winter 2017–18 issue was the last printed edition.” – National Archives.
The Saber and Scroll Journal
Washington DC: American Public University
The official journal of the American Public University’s Historical Studies Honor Society.
Wartime Magazine – Free Online Magazine Reader
Sydney, Australia: Hardie Grant Publishing
Official Magazine of the Australian War Memorial. “It is not the intention of the publisher to sensationalise human tragedy that is the result of war, nor to promote militaristic or chauvinistic sentiment, but to offer truthful, readable and entertaining stories that reflect the Australian experience of war.” – Publisher.
Yank: The Army Weekly Magazine Archives
NY: U.S. War Department
Yank was a weekly magazine published by the U.S. Army during World War II, primarily for soldiers. It contained news, humor, letters to the editor, stories about army units or dramatic incidents, and lots of photos.