Vogue is an American fashion and lifestyle magazine that is published monthly in 19 national and one regional edition by Condé Nast.
In 1892 Arthur Turnure founded Vogue as a weekly publication in the United States sponsored by Kristoffer Wright. When he died in 1909,Condé Montrose Nast picked up the magazine and slowly began growing its publication. He changed it to a bi-weekly magazine and also started Vogue overseas starting in the 1910s. He first went to Britain in 1916,and started a Vogue there,then to Spain,and then to Italy and France in 1920,where it was a huge success. The magazine’s number of publications and profit increased dramatically under his management.
The magazine’s number of subscriptions surged during the Depression,and again during World War II. During this time,noted critic and former Vanity Fair editor Frank Crowninshield served as its editor,having been moved over from Vanity Fair by publisher Condé Nast.
In the 1960s,with Diana Vreeland as editor-in-chief and personality,the magazine began to appeal to the youth of the sexual revolution by focusing more on contemporary fashion and editorial features openly discussing sexuality. Toward this end,Vogue extended coverage to include East Village boutiques such as Limbo on St. Mark’s Place as well as featuring "downtown" personalities such as Warhol "Superstar" Jane Holzer’s favorite haunts. Vogue also continued making household names out of models,a practice that continued with Suzy Parker,Twiggy,Jean Shrimpton,Lauren Hutton,Veruschka,Marisa Berenson,Penelope Tree,and others.
In 1973,Vogue became a monthly publication. Under editor-in-chief Grace Mirabella,the magazine underwent extensive editorial and stylistic changes to respond to changes in the lifestyles of its target audience.