September Magazine Issues Are Heavy: Report

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Those who read magazines or even remotely follow the industry know that the weight of glossies on the newsstand can fluctuate as wildly as Russell Crowe‘s heft (or, perhaps, his moods) if not Christian Bale‘s (think Batman, then Machinist) — and September serves as a sort of overhyped, chest-thumping scale for fall. Some, like the New York Sun‘s Myrna Blyth, buy into the hype:

The September issues of fashion magazines hit newsstands this week, thick with ads and advice on what to wear — and buy. Fashion advertising is vigorous in magazines this year.

Gawker, thankfully, just reads the numbers off the scale.

  • September Issues: The First Fall Fashion Weigh-In [Gawker]
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  • Fashion Magazines Bulk Up for September [NYSun]