Print media – but make it French

Harper's Bazaar France March 2023

Digital media is in meltdown. Again!

Buzzfeed news is dead, Paper followed suit and things aren’t looking too rosy for Vice. Meanwhile, everyone’s sick of Instagram and TikTok is burning us out, one braincell at a time.

It’s enough to send one running to the calm, serene refuge of print mags – particularly French ones. Harper’s Bazaar France recently launched and it’s a breath of fresh, un celeb-tainted air. I love the understated jewellery shoots (below), logo-free fashion and minimalist beauty editorials. (We just need an English translation of the features.)

Harper's Bazaar France
Harper's Bazaar France
Dinh Van jewellery in Harper's Bazaar France
jewellery shoot in Harper's Bazaar France

Also new: the dedicated women’s version of L’Etiquette (below). The best cool-but-accessible style magazine out there (French again – obvs), L’Etiquette Femme launches tomorrow. In French only – for now – but rest assured, the pictures speak louder than words.

L'Etiquette Femme magazine

WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGES: Harper’s Bazaar France x 4; L’Etiquette
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