Feb 14, 2014

The Top 10 Valentine’s Day Magazine Covers

A beautifully-designed Valentine’s Day cover used to be an annual event for many magazines. Today, with the exception of an occasional women’s service mag, Valentine’s Day has almost disappeared from the newsstands. Here’s a collection of 10 favorite Valentine’s Day magazine covers, from 1901-2008.

(Above): The New Yorker, February 15, 1993. Illustration: Art Spiegelman, art director: Francoise Mouly.

04 Good Housekeeping Feb 13 1913

Good Housekeeping, February 1913

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City Paper, February 13, 2008. Art director: Joe MacLeod.

01 Rogue Feb 63

Rogue, February 1963

03 Life Feb 12 1940

Life, February 12, 1940

06 Details Feb 89

Details, February 1989

Miami New Times Feb 14 2008

Miami New Times, February 14, 2008

10 Life Feb 14 1901

Life, February 14, 1901

07 NYR Feb 10, 2003 carter goodrich

The New Yorker, February 10, 2003. Illustration: Carter Goodrich, art director: Francoise Mouly.

05 Esquire Feb 77

Esquire, February 1977