IPC Southbank

IPC Southbank is the upmarket women's division, focusing on the three key markets of Fashion, Women's Lifestyle and Home Interest.  Southbank is home to some of the most iconic magazine brands in publishing including Marie Claire, woman&home, Look and Ideal Home.

Southbank has a magazine for every interest in a woman's life, from the fashion conscious to the homeowner to the woman looking for lifestyle inspiration. Its titles offer unrivalled content and reach a readership base of over ten million.




Southbank's fashion portfolio is unrivalled, bringing together Marie Claire, InStyle and Look.

Marie Claire is a compelling media destination that combines provocative features with outstanding fashion and beauty, to inspire women who want to think smart and look amazing. It is an iconic brand worldwide, with editions in 36 countries.

InStyle combines outstanding fashion authority, unrivalled beauty knowledge and a keen eye for the hottest talent in fashion, music and film. It is the wittiest, most playful style bible on the UK market - always relevant, always fun and always on trend.

Look is the glamorous, glossy high-street fashion weekly. The UK's biggest selling fashion magazine, Look's unique mix of authoritative and accessible shopping advice, beauty tips, celebrity news and real-life features makes it a must-read for every trend-conscious woman.


Women's Lifestyle

woman&home celebrates a brand new attitude. A real success story, woman&home continues to grow each year making it the lifestyle magazine of choice for women over 35 today. Each month it presents a stylish mix of content reflecting the way women live and work today and providing inspiration for all areas of a woman's life. woman&home has also expanded its brand in print, publishing two quarterly magazines Feel Good Food and Feel Good You.

Essentials is the must have lifestyle magazine aimed at modern, suburban women with busy lives.  At the heart of Essentials' success is its celebration of the reader. Featuring only real women on the cover, Essentials celebrates their lives throughout the magazine, it entertains, encourages and inspires them to be amazing.


Home Interest

Launched in 2007, Housetohome has grown to become one of the UK's most successful websites for homes, with over 20 million page views a month. Housetohome visitors are passionate homes junkies- they've grown out of fashion fixes (though they'll still fall for that irresistible designer bag) and now they're hooked on home décor.

Ideal Home is Britain's best-selling interiors magazine and has been empowering home-owners to make the most of their properties for over 80 years. Every issue of Ideal Home contains fabulous real homes plus kitchen and bathroom makeovers, with easy ways for readers to get the look.

Launched in 1919, Homes & Gardens is Britain's oldest decorating magazine. Aspirational yet accessible, stylish, sophisticated and indulgent, Homes & Gardens showcases classic design that stands the test of time.

Livingetc is Britain's best-selling modern homes magazine. The magazine is aimed at affluent, design-savvy readers. It introduces the latest decorating trends and design stories, providing ideas, inspiration and practical advice so readers can express their individuality and create a signature style.

Country Homes & Interiors is the only magazine in the UK dedicated to classic and modern country style. Every issue offers relaxed and beautiful reader homes, interiors inspiration and shopping ideas, expert consumer guides, country gardens, plus seasonal food and lifestyle ideas.

25 Beautiful Homes holds a unique position in the UK market. From its very first issue,
published more than 10 years ago, it has always delivered on its promise of featuring
real-life homes that inspire.The magazine speaks to affluent readers countrywide who are
passionate about their homes.

The only monthly magazine entirely dedicated to kitchens, Beautiful Kitchens was launched in 1999 as a sister title to 25 Beautiful Homes. It is now the country's leading kitchens magazine. A one-stop-shop and essential sourcebook, it provides all the ideas, information and inspiration you need to create your dream design.

Launched in January 2011 at a cover price of £1.99, Style At Home offers great value to the discerning homes lover, whatever their taste, whatever budget.  Style At Home is the practical homes monthly magazine for women who take a hands-on approach to decorating, revamping and styling their home.

Southbank also publishes the internationally renowned Wallpaper*, its successful website and the Wallpaper iPad edition and apps. Truly international, consistently intelligent and hugely influential, Wallpaper* is the world's most important design and style magazine with a sophisticated global audience.

To contact Southbank managing director Jackie Newcombe, email jackie_newcombe@ipcmedia.com or call 020 314 87651

Find out how to advertise with IPC Southbank brands or contact Alex Russell at alex_russell@ipcmedia.com or 020 314 87623 


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