Her World

Her World is a monthly English-language magazine published in Singapore targeted at the female professionals reading market. It is also the first English-language women's magazine to be published in Malaysia and Singapore.

Her World
Cover of Vietnamese edition
PublisherSPH Magazines
Year founded1960
First issueJuly 1960
LanguageEnglish, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian
Websiteherworldplus.com

History and profile

The magazine was published since July 1960.[1] This magazine is published in five countries, the other countries besides Malaysia and Singapore is Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam (since October 2008). The Malaysian edition of Her World's logo is different from other edition. It consists of fashion pieces, advertisements targeted at female professionals, writeups on grooming, lifestyle and personal choices, amongst others. It is published by SPH Magazines, a subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH). The Indonesian, Thai and Vietnamese edition of Her World had the articles in their native language.

The July 2010 issue of Her World Singapore, which is the special collector's edition, is the first issue to not have a cover girl since the first issue in July 1960 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the magazine.

Its main rival in the market is Female, published since 1974, also owned by SPHM. The magazine is also published in Malaysia (since 1974) and Indonesia (since 2000).

In 2003 Her World was the best-selling women's magazine in Singapore with a circulation of 141,000 copies.[2]

The winner of Vietnam's Next Top Model from cycle 1 onwards will have a spread and be on the cover of Her World Vietnam[3] and will be supported by Her World International.

References

  1. Dessy Kania; Helen Diana Vida (March 2013). "Women Representation in Print Media-Case Study: Femina, Kartini, Cosmopolitan and Her World Magazines in Indonesia". Jurnal Komunikologi. 7 (1). Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  2. Katherine Frith; Ping Shaw; Hong Cheng (March 2005). "The Construction of Beauty: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Women's Magazine Advertising" (PDF). Journal of Communication: 6. doi:10.1111/j.1460-2466.2005.tb02658.x. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  3. Her World Vietnam
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