Hearst Magazines International to launch Esquire in Philippines

New York : Hearst Magazines International, a unit of Hearst Corporation, has announced the launch of Esquire in the Philippines, marking the 23rd edition of the general-interest lifestyle magazine for sophisticated men. Esquire Philippines will be published in partnership with Summit Media starting with the October issue, on newsstands today.

The most honored monthly magazine in America, Esquire defines, reflects and celebrates what it means to be a man in contemporary culture. The magazine is published in 12 languages and distributed in 42 countries, having most recently launched in Malaysia in March 2011.

“The Esquire brand has been very successful around the world and we’re pleased to be partnering with Summit Media to launch an edition in the Philippines,” said Duncan Edwards, president and CEO of Hearst Magazines International.

Required reading for the man who is intellectually curious and socially aware, Esquire speaks to the scope and diversity of his passions with spirited storytelling, superb style and a tonic splash of irreverent humor. Celebrated for its strong literary tradition, Esquire offers pieces on diverse topics—from politics and health to fashion and the arts.

“Esquire Philippines will stand for uncompromising journalism, superb storytelling and thought-provoking imagery,” said Erwin Romulo, editor in chief of Esquire Philippines.

The magazine will be published in English with an initial print run of 15,000 copies and a cover price of PhP 195.

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