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This Month In The Lady Mags: Which February Issue We Heart

It’s the middle of January, which means that—bizarrely—it’s February at your local newsstand. So which of next month’s magazines are worth your $3.50 to $3.99? After the jump, I’ve read through and picked the highlights for you. Keep reading »

This Month In The Lady Mags: Teleporting To 2010

The January 2010 issues of women’s magazines are on newsstands now. And, how do I put this nicely? They are thin. Very thin. As in, thinner than the models in their fashion spreads. So are any of these suckers worth your $3.50 to $3.99? After the jump, we’ve read through and picked the highlights for you. Keep reading »

This Month In The Lady Mags: December’s Not Even Here Yet, And Already A Million Gifts To Buy

The December issues of women’s magazines are all about one thing: gift guides. Editors work for months on these compilations, their cubicles overflowing with both insanely awesome items and completely lame stuff that they have to sort through. It sounds like more fun than it is. Trust me—I’ve been there. So which of the major women’s magazines have been naughty and which have been nice this year? After the jump, we grade each issue for you. Keep reading »

This Month In The Lady Mags: Fall Fashion. What Else?

Not sure if you want to spend $3.99 on this month’s Vogue? The Frisky team weighs in on this month’s crop of lady mags to tell you what’s up in fashion, sex, love, and all the rest.

September is upon us, which naturally means that it’s fall fashion madness. It’s the biggest month for the lady mags, and the one readers anticipate the most as well. Read on to find out what style advice the glossies offered up. Keep reading »

This Month In Lady Mags: Beyonce And Bikini Bodies

Not sure if you want to spend $3.99 on this month’s Vogue? Don’t worry, we’ve got Leonora Epstein, Frisky contributor and former lady mag slave, here to tell you exactly what’s up on the sex, love, and relationships front in each month’s crop of lady mags.

Bikini season is upon us, and this month is all about dropping pounds through detoxing and exercising all so you can look good in that suit (they’re filled with those, too). Beyoncé is everywhere, too…but then again, when isn’t she? Read on to see how we graded these issues. Keep reading »

This Month In The Lady Mags: It’s All Political In The November Issues

Not sure if you want to spend $3.99 on this month’s Elle? Don’t worry, we’ve got Wendy Felton, editor of GlossedOver.com, here to tell you exactly what’s up on the sex, love, and relationships front in each month’s crop of lady mags.

Next month’s presidential election has totally saturated cable news, the internet, and even the November issues of the women’s magazines. (Check out the interviews with Michelle Obama and Cindy McCain in Marie Claire.) Reading relationship advice in magazines is a lot like watching the debates: There are applause-worthy truths, suggestions that make you roll your eyes and stomp out of the room in disgust (just me?), platitudes so vague as to be meaningless, and, of course, endless clichés. Keep reading »

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