VMAN Will Launch its First Foreign Edition in Southeast Asia with One Mega Group, Inc.

VMAN Will Launch its First Foreign Edition in Southeast Asia with One Mega Group, Inc.


Men’s fashion is about to get bigger for the whole of Southeast Asia as the men’s magazine comes to the Philippines in September 2024

Men’s magazine VMAN will publish its first overseas edition, VMAN SEA, in Southeast Asia in September 2024. This growth is a key milestone as it enters a thriving market ripe with opportunities to engage sophisticated, style-conscious individuals. With its mix of worldwide trends and local character, the publication is poised to become the ultimate source of fashion and lifestyle inspiration for the modern Southeast Asian man.

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Vibrant Partnership

The launch is a result of a strategic partnership between VMAN and One Mega Group, Inc. (OMGI), the Philippines’ pioneering publishing company with a storied history spanning three decades starting with the media mother brand, MEGA.

VMAN SEA to Launch with One Mega Group, Inc. in the Philippines
The Philippines will herald the first international VMAN publication with a focus on Southeast Asia

As a subsidiary of AGC Power Holdings Corp. (AGC PHC), the fastest-growing media company in the country, OMGI is poised to bring VMAN’s sophisticated content to a new audience. AGC PHC’s portfolio includes other prestigious media brands like Lifestyle Asia, Vogue Philippines, Billboard Philippines, and NYLON Manila, underscoring its expertise in localizing global content.

Vision for Excellence

Ramon Galicia, Publisher of VMAN SEA and COO of One Mega Group, expresses his enthusiasm about the collaboration. “Partnering with VMAN is a testament to One Mega Group’s commitment to put the spotlight on men’s fashion and lifestyle,” Galicia says. “We are confident that VMAN SEA will captivate and inspire the modern Southeast Asian man with its sophisticated content and unparalleled vision on style.”

VMAN SEA to Launch with One Mega Group, Inc. in the Philippines
Stephen Gan, Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director of VMAN

Stephen Gan, the Philippines-born Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director of VMAN, shared Galicia’s view. “We are excited to bring VMAN to Southeast Asia and to collaborate with One Mega Group, a partner that shares our vision for excellence and innovation in publishing. This launch signifies our mission to reach new audiences and provide them with the global content that VMAN is renowned form,” he said.

Versatile Content

VMAN SEA promises to bring a combination of worldwide menswear trends and local insights, making it particularly relevant to its Southeast Asian readership. The first issue will include exclusive interviews with renowned individuals hailing from fashion, entertainment, and sports. It will also feature the most recent trends from global and local brands and designers, alongside contemporary style editorials and thorough industry interviews.

Readers can expect extensive coverage of the region’s pop culture, ranging from Manila to Bangkok, as well as the greatest fashion week shows in Singapore. VMAN SEA aspires to be the ultimate source of inspiration for the modern man in Southeast Asia, encapsulating the region’s dynamic fashion environment and providing a unique perspective on global menswear.

VMAN SEA prepares for its September launch, and the collaboration with One Mega Group spotlights a shared vision of delivering cultured and inspiring content to a new, discerning audience, further cementing VMAN’s position as a director in men’s lifestyle publishing.

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