Departures celebrates its 30th anniversary with a little help from Lin-Manuel Miranda

As part of Ad Age’s continuing media coverage, here’s our ever-expanding annual survey of fall magazine covers, which have been hitting newsstands and subscribers’ mailboxes. We’ll be adding to this post throughout August, so keep coming back. Departures, the lifestyle magazine for American Express Platinum Card members published by Meredith Corporation, is turning 30, and to mark the occasion it’s celebrating “visionaries” including Lin-Manuel Miranda. The “Hamilton” creator, seen on the cover in a portrait by Billy Kidd, is joined inside (and on selected additional covers) by “twelve standout individuals whose ideas and actions are helping to move us forward toward sustainability and inclusiveness,” in the words of Departures Editor-in-Chief Jeffries Blackerby. The other honorees are: Swizz Beatz, Jordan Casteel, Hank Willis Thomas, Derrick Adams, Behati Prinsloo, Dereck Joubert, José Andrés, Anna Deavere Smith, Jeremy O. Harris, Cyrill Gutsch and Yves Béhar. Serena Williams, photographed by Kwaku Alston, is the star of the September cover of Essence, the monthly magazine for African-American women that went independent last year (see “Time Inc. Sells Essence to Company Formed by Co-Founder of Sundial Brands” from The Wall Street Journal) right before Meredith Corporation swallowed Time Inc. Timed to the release of its biggest issue of the year, Essence also just announced it’s planning on regularly putting out fatter issues—while cutting from monthly frequency to what... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

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