Three of the founders had previously worked together in their same roles at Magazine: Editor Marvin Jarrett, Publisher Jaclynn his wife, and Editorial Director Mark Blackwell; the Jarretts had recently sold their interest in Ray Gun Publishing. Links to issue, now not free. The print edition of Nylon was discontinued as of the October 2017 issue. The following spring, Nylon and collaborated on their first International Music issue, making it freely available online for a time. The first issue was published on April 6, 1999.
In 2008 industry monitor Media Industry News Online editors selected Nylon. Archived from on May 22, 2012. The first two letters are the initials for New York and the last three letters are the first three letters of London New York London. In May 2014, Nylon was acquired by Nylon Media, Inc. This fashion and culture mag has one of the more attractive magazine-like designs among print brands on mobile. The partnership extended for the 2011 Young Hollywood issue as well. They subsequently pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.
Nylon came together with YouTube in 2010 for its Young Hollywood issue, allowing readers to watch the entire issue on YouTube. On their 10-year anniversary in 2009, Nylon made the April 1999 inaugural issue freely available online, including all articles, in scanned form. Archived from on August 31, 2012. Find sources: — · · · · September 2011 The first Nylon cover subject was in April 1999, photographed and interviewed by. According to Publisher Jaclynn Jarrett, the magazine's name was chosen because her husband Marvin just liked the sound of Nylon.
. The new venture also acquired FashionIndie, with FashionIndie's founders, Beca Alexander and Daniel Saynt, maintaining their titles of editor-in-chief and creative director, respectively. Melissa Giannini was then named editor-in-chief. Nylon teamed up with in 2008 to produce its first Nylon Music Tour, headlined by electro rockers. American Society of Magazine Editors.
In 2005, Nylon was bought by Pennsylvania businessman Don Hellinger. Marc Luzzatto is the chairman and principal owner, and also responsible for the closure of the print magazine. Nylon's entertainment radar is still alive and well. In 2009 Jarrett founded Nylon Records and signed French female pop group as its first act, after seeing them on the cover of French fashion and style magazine Citizen K. Its name references New York and London. In 2006, Nylon was a Nominee at the 10th Annual , in the Fashion category, and an Official Honoree at the 12th Annual Webby Awards in the Magazine category in 2008. Archived from on November 13, 2012.
The edition is in the Apple iTunes newsstand. Nine months later the magazine became generally available online in digital form in March 2007. Language English Website Nylon is an American multi-platform media company and defunct that focus on and. In September 2017, announced that it was transitioning to an all-digital platform. American Society of Magazine Editors.
The staff was given no notice, and unceremoniously let go. By early 2014, Nylon was active on , had over 700,000 followers, and had a million fans. Archived from on August 23, 2010. There was also a magazine, first announced in 2003 and published independently in 2004, which has featured from. Pretty: The Nylon Book of Beauty was listed in the New York Public Library's best Books for the Teen Age 2008. Upon the departure of the core print team, only two original staff members, of the 60-odd employees from before the sale in 2014, remain. Nylon had established a material social media presence.
Nylon partnered with to publish three books: Street, on global street fashion; Pretty, on beauty; and Play, on music. American Society of Magazine Editors. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. In 2003, Nylon launched its website nylonmag. Its coverage includes , , , , , and. Later that year, Nylon partnered with iTunes for its annual music issue, which included a free summer playlist download of 22 tracks.