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When They Zig, You Mag

AUGUST 25TH, 2010

When They Zig, You Mag

The strapping September issues have just hit newsstands and while we’re fond of trend-packed tomes, we also crave clean, timeless fare.

For the latter our favourite is Corduroy, named for the sartorial staple of History and English professors. Inside are crisp photographs, no-nonsense profiles of interesting people and selections of art from the likes of Guy Bourdin and Robert Longo. Helmed by two Torontonians and printed in Winnipeg, the international mag is Canadian to boot.

Thanks to a recent design refresh, the pages look good enough to frame. Now that’s an idea.

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