Editor Marvin Scott Jarrett
Categories Fashion
Frequency Monthly
First issue 1999 (U.S.)
Company Nylon Holding Inc.
Country United States
Language English
Website Nylon

Nylon is an American magazine that focuses on pop culture and fashion. Its coverage includes art, beauty, music, design, celebrities, technology and travel. The name Nylon derives from the magazine's often featured articles on "self-willed sibling-cities New York and London".[1]


Nylon was co-founded by ex-Ray Gun publishers Marvin Scott Jarrett and Jaclynn Jarrett, Ray Gun Editorial Director Mark Blackwell with involvement from supermodel Helena Christensen.[2] Christensen is no longer involved with the magazine.


The Executive Editor for the magazine is currently Stephanie Trong who also holds the same position for Nylon Guys .

Cover models[]

Past cover models have included: Christina Aguilera, The Horrors, Lily Allen, Paris Hilton, The Kills, Camilla Belle, Karen O, Mary-Kate Olsen, Zooey Deschanel, Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson, Scarlett Johansson, Mischa Barton, Christina Ricci, Leighton Meester, Blake Lively, Taylor Momsen, The White Stripes, Sienna Miller, Nicole Richie, Megan Fox, Hilary Duff, and Lindsay Lohan. The first person to ever grace the cover of Nylon was Liv Tyler in April 1999.

Brand extensions[]

The magazine has Radar, Fashion, and Style pages. There is also a Nylon Guys magazine who has featured Joseph Gordon Levitt from 500 Days of Summer. Nylon magazine has gives readers insight on new fashions and up and coming artists such as the Vivian Girls form their latest issue the Indie Spotlight. Nylon is noted for its bright and bold colors and simple statements. Nylon is read all over the world from Okinawa to Austria.


  1. Print(ed) matters Archive Page for the "News 2 Know" - Nylon - August 19, 2010
  2. Print(ed) matters Archive Page for the "News 2 Know" - Nylon - August 19, 2010

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