As 2021 makes its grand debut, VIP Alexandria Magazine is looking toward the future! We are excited to share our 2021 Editorial Lineup with you. If you are interested in collaborating with us on any of the following issues, please be sure to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
February 2021: The Go Red for Women Issue
(Featuring Alexandria's Power Women of 2021)
You didn't think we forgot about the ladies, did you? In August 2020, we featured Alexandria's Most Interesting Men of 2020 on our most popular cover to date! But everyone wanted to know: Where are the ladies? Well, you won't have to wait too much longer! Our first issue of 2021 is not only dedicated to The American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign, but some of Alexandria's most inspiring women!
March 2021: The Weddings Issue
(Featuring local weddings & love stories of 2020)
Did you get married in 2020 or know someone who did? At VIP Alexandria Magazine, we love LOVE stories and can't wait to share yours! Check out the weddings we featured in last year's Bridal Issue, which featured Monte Durham of Say YES to the Dress! We loved having Monte and is roaring 20's wedding gown on our cover, but this year... it could be you! One of our lucky featured brides will be surprised with their wedding portrait printed on the cover of VIP!
April 2021: The Resiliency Issue
(Featuring Small Business Covid-19 Success Stories)
We all want to go into 2021 with COVID-19 fading in the rearview mirror. But, there is something to be said for the resiliency that was Alexandria during the 2020 pandemic. We want to share those stories with our readers!
May 2021: The Wellness Issue
(Featuring local health & beauty professionals)
Our annual wellness issue points the spotlight at the men and women in Alexandria who are focused on health and beauty. From medical professionals and mental health providers to hair stylists and estheticians, we want to share your business, services and story with our readers.
June / July 2021: The Downtown Issue
(Featuring all things Old Town)
Our summer issue is all about Old Town! Where to shop? Where to eat? Where to stay? What do with the kids? The nightlife, the culture, the history... This issue has it all!
August 2021: The Gentlemen's Issue
(Featuring Alexandria's Most Interesting Men & The Best Taco Awards)
Uh-Oh! Here we go again! The 2021 Gentlemen's Issue will return with a vengeance! Check out last year's successful issue! (We ran out of copies so many times, we had to keep ordering more!) If you are a chef, be sure to keep our Best Taco Awards on your radar and let us know to stop by your restaurant!
September 2021: The Home Issue
(Featuring local real estate professionals, home designers/decorators and historical home owners)
Knock-Knock! Who could it be? It's Alexandria's favorite real estate agents! They'll be dropping by to share their stories, which will include tips on the real estate market, preparing your home for sale and so much more! You'll also meet creatives who can help you design the perfect space for yourself and your family. Finally, take a photographic tour of some of Alexandria's most historic homes.
October 2021: The Foodie Issue
(Featuring local eateries, breweries, wineries and the men & women making it happen!)
The COVID-19 pandemic handed our restaurant industry a tough year in 2020, so we are dedicating a full issue to their businesses! Explore local eateries with us. Travel to local wineries and distilleries. Meet the professionals behind the scenes who risked it all and overcame all odds!
November 2021: The Military Family Issue
(Featuring Veteran and Military Spouse owned Businesses and stories of family, distance, love, honor & service.)
VIP Alexandria Magazine is PROUD to be a military spouse owned and operated publication. Having the opportunity to showcase the men, women and families who have served our nation is what this issue is all about! From active duty families serving and retirees giving back to our community all the way to Veteran/Military Spouse owned businesses to military-affiliated non-profit organizations we are ready to tell your story!
December 2021 / January 2022: The Winter Fashion Issue
(Featuring our 3rd Annual Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide)
We'll end the year we always do... with pages and pages of fashion, gifts from local small businesses & stories of goodwill for all!