Glamour launched in the UK in April 2001, where it pioneered the “handbag size” format, with the tagline "fits in your life as well as your handbag". Each September the magazine holds “National Glamour Week”. Consequently, the magazine features extra "coupons (e.g. redeemable at fashion or beauty outlets) and competitions. Since its launch the magazine has been edited by Jo Elvin, with Michelle Pamment serving as acting editor briefly in 2005. In June 2009, to celebrate Glamour's 8th birthday in the UK, Glamour.com have made a gallery of every cover since launch.
The German edition is published fortnightly and was edited by Andrea Ketterer in March 2005.
The Italian edition of Glamour was launched in December 1976, under the title Lei (She). It was not until 1992, when the magazine was officially renamed Glamour, like its U.S. counterpart.
The Russian edition was established in 2004 and it is published monthly in the country.
The South African edition launched in April 2004, is published monthly and is, since its inception, edited by Pnina Fenster.
In Germany and Greece "Lucky, a fashion and shopping magazine is published seasonally, in tandem with Glamour. Lucky magazine is being shut down, drawing a close to a media story that started 15 years ago when Condé Nast launched the then-controversial but ultimately wildly successful shopping magazine.
Reference in pop culture
A copy of it was the magazine to which "George Costanza ("Jason Alexander) "masturbated on the series "Seinfeld, when he was caught by his mother in the "season 4 episode ""The Contest".
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