As recovery looms in Greece, Vogue magazine makes comeback

epa03930922 The November Vogue Thailand magazine cover featuring British model Naomi Campbell in a book and magazine shop in Bangkok, Thailand, 31 October 2013. The magazine was released on news stands 31 October 2013. Social media and some newspaper commentators have charged that Campbell's skin has been lightened for the cover. In Asia, the skin whitening industry is worth billions of dollars. EPA/BARBARA WALTON

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Fashion magazine Vogue hit the news-stands in Greece on Sunday after seven years of absence.

Greece’s economic recovery slowly gathers pace following the debt crisis, publishers are hoping that it will revive an appetite for glossy fashion and lifestyle prints.

Vogue Hellas originally came out in Greece in March 2000 but its publisher Lyberis went bankrupt in 2012 when advertising dried up during the economic crisis. Vogue Greece will be the luxury magazine’s 26th international edition, run by a 29-year old editor-in-chief Thaleia Karafyllidou.

Greece’s recovery is now on well on track. Last year, the economy expanded by 1.9% while unemployment has come down to 18%.

Via Euronews

 

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