Empowering Women’s Magazine DARLING To Be Sold In All Barnes & Noble Stores Nationwide This Holiday Season

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DARLING, an uplifting magazine for the modern woman, has extended its partnership with Barnes & Noble to be sold at all stores nationwide this holiday season. As of November 20th, DARLING ‘s winter issue is available in all 632 stories with select locations offering a stylish “Hello Darling” tote bag with every Darling magazine purchase.

The quarterly magazine aims to build women’s self-esteem with smart and empowering content while also expanding the present cultural ideals surrounding “beauty.” DARLING presents realistic portraits of women and never retouches or digitally edits the models or celebrities that grace its pages.

“We are excited to expand our partnership with Barnes & Noble,” said Jess Trinca, SVP and General Manager of DARLING. “Barnes & Noble is a forward-thinking company, understanding that while the print medium may be changing, it is here to stay and that content, more than ever, truly determines who graces its shelves.  We are thrilled and honored that Barnes & Noble has chosen to promote Darling and our empowering message to women across the country.”

“The DARLING reader is an educated and informed person who pursues knowledge, which is in line with our demographic,” adds Krifka Steffey, Director Merchandising, Newstand, Barnes & Noble.  “It’s a standout magazine that we are happy to be able to offer at our stores nationwide throughout the holiday season.”

In the winter issue (Issue 22: The Expanse) readers will find interviews with inspiring women across various industries including Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanović, Bon Qui Qui viral sensation and comedian Anjelah Johnson, Echosmith’s Sydney Sierota, NASA Mars 2020 Payload Verification and Validation Lead Shonte Tucker and Mission System Development Manger Jennifer Trosper, and more. Readers will also find informative and encouraging stories throughout the artfully inspired pages like “10 ways to gain a fresh perspective” with Guest Editor Brooklyn Decker, a thoughtful exploration into approaching the news with a sense of responsibility and hope, ways to create new friendships and a first glimpse at self(i.e.), Darling’s first feature length documentary coming soon.

About DARLING Media
Born out of the idea that media should focus on building up women’s self-esteem rather than feeding into the obsession over body image, writer, artist and former model Sarah Dubbeldam founded DARLING Magazine in 2011 with the mission to produce smart, encouraging and meaningful content for women. DARLING expands the “ideals” of beauty by presenting realistic portraits of women and never retouches or digitally edits the models or celebrities that grace its pages or website. The multi-media company works across five verticals: a print magazine with over 30,000 subscribers, online with over 226,000 page-views per month, over 400,000 followers on social media, as well as video and live event productions. DARLING is more than a media company; it’s a movement to create media that matters.

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