INSTYLE’s September 2017 Issue Named “Best September Issue”

First September Issue Under Editor in Chief Laura Brown to
Be Honored by The Daily Front Row at 5th Annual Fashion Media Awards

NEW YORK--()--Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) INSTYLE has been granted the prestigious “Best September Issue” award by The Daily Front Row. The award will be presented to Editor in Chief Laura Brown, who will be recognized for the outstanding breadth and diversity of contributors to her first September issue with INSTYLE. Past recipients of this award include LOVE and W Magazine.

The Daily Front Row will host its fifth annual Fashion Media Awards (FMAs) on Friday, September 8 at The Four Seasons Hotel Downtown in New York, bringing to life The Daily’s highly anticipated Media Issue, which profiles the industry’s most powerful voices. The FMAs celebrate the biggest, most influential names in fashion media today.

INSTYLE’s Laura Brown will walk away with the award for Best September Issue, with covers featuring Selena Gomez (newsstand and subscriber versions), Marc Jacobs, Stephen Colbert, Carolyn Murphy, and Dilone. Since her appointment in September 2016, Brown has led a refresh of INSTYLE’s print and digital franchises to much critical acclaim. She has expanded the breadth and variety of the contributors, giving voice to a new group of fashion, beauty and celebrity influencers and appealing to a wider audience with a stylish and relatable voice. Her social media sensibility has vastly extended the reach and relevance of INSTYLE beyond the page. Under Brown, INSTYLE has seen unprecedented growth across digital, with record-breaking unique visitors to exceeding 10 million and video views on Instagram topping 50 million. INSTYLE welcomed a number of new luxury advertisers to the September 2017 issue, including Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Fendi, Céline, Valentino, Bunello Cucinelli, and many others.

Additional honorees at the 2017 Fashion Media Awards include Mario Testino (Creative of the Year), Kendall Jenner (Fashion Icon of the Year), Jordan Barrett (Male Model of the Year), Lena Dunham & Jenni Konner(Best Digital Destination), and Humberto Leon and Carol Lim (Fashion Innovators).

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INSTYLE is one of the most successful global fashion media brands, with a cross-platform reach of more than 30 million spanning print, online, digital and social media and live events. As an influential leader at the nexus of celebrity, fashion, beauty and popular culture, INSTYLE includes the signature magazine, with 14 international editions across five continents, and multiple brand extensions, including the annual INSTYLE Awards and the weekly video series “Dirty Laundry.”


Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 170 million consumers globally every month. The company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as more than 60 diverse international brands. Time Inc. offers marketers a differentiated proposition in the marketplace by combining its powerful brands, trusted content, audience scale, direct relationships with consumers and unique first-party data. The company is home to growing media and platforms, including digital video, OTT, television, licensing, paid products and services and celebrated live events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s Sportsperson of the Year, the ESSENCE Festival and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.


Since its inception in 2003, The Daily Front Row and have been speaking directly to fashion's A-list insiders wherever they are—the front rows and runways of Fashion Week, the backyards of their Hamptons summer homes, their New York abodes, and their chicest travel destinations. The Daily is the only multichannel media brand that legitimately influences the influencers, 365 days a year.


Time Inc.
Reid Myers, 212-522-6915


Time Inc.
Reid Myers, 212-522-6915