Exploring the representation of females in fashion magazines. High-Street Fashion Magazine Zoe Self
Genre and Target Audience • High Street fashion magazine. • Following conventions. • Females 16-25 (demographic D and E) • Product aimed between Vogue style fashion magazines and Gossip magazines e.g. Look
High-Street magazine Front CoversConventions:• Model is a celeb• Busy with images and copy• Advertisement of products• Celeb gossip• Fashion featuresMy Front Cover:• Model (celeb) links to advertorial article• Images of clothes cut outs linking to brands.• Advertising double page spread: ‘What to wear for Winter’.• Copy informing audience of what’s featured inside.
Contents Page• Range of images relating to double page spread on winter wear, advertorial and clothing• Conventional for fashion magazines to have a narrative e.g. 1st fashion features, 2nd celebrity and 3rd beauty…• Copy- font sizes, use of bold text• Advertisement• Note from editor
Double Page Spread• Photo-shoot• Winter themed shoot• Natural settings- stereotypes• Link to what celebrities are wearing- conventional• Mixture of images andcopy (copy explaining newwinter trends e.t.c)
Advertorial• Conventional for high street fashion magazines• Article on a celebrity that links to a product they’re using e.g. a moisturizer• Celebrity therefore acts as a role model (celeb used will be the main model featured on the front cover)
The Product For the Advertorial • Create my own product • Face cream • Promote the fact it’s all natural ingredients- what women want • Eco- green • Represents women stereotypically and therefore conventionally- connotes purity, innocence.
Magazine Name Ideas??Need a name that fits with the genre of themagazine (high-street fashion), but, like Lookmagazine also includes some celebrity gossip.• Craze- as in fashion, trend e.t.c.• Reflection• Icon- like the idea of the meaning but not how the word looks• Admire