Just wanted to let you know about a great new magazine and a great new blog about the making of a magazine called Flea Market Style. Brought to you by author, lifestyle expert and former style editor of Country Home magazine Matthew Mead (I don't have to tell you how much I love Matthew's work if you've been reading my blog) and Ki Nassauer, author and former editor and columnist for Country Home magazine. And talented writer and blogger and now editor at large for Flea Market Style, Linda McDonald
I really cannot wait for the first issue to hit news stands!!! As this magazine will be produced by actual style editors (ie the creative forces behind our favorite magazines and ideas) as opposed to giant publishing houses I'm really looking forward to seeing their ideas come through in the pages of this new magazine.
This passage from the blog gives some insight into what it takes and what it's like to produce a fabulous magazine using talent and vision but without a big budget:
There was a time when magazine stories had budgets...when there was actually money for fresh flowers and props and last minute items, and when graphic designers and writers and stylists were just simply part of the whole package.
Read more here
Set to hit newstands Spring of 2010!!! I'm really excited to support this venture by and for people who love beauty and creativity