After changing ownership several times, it became the property of Hachette Filipacchi in 1995. Known as a smart women's magazine, it suffered in comparison to Elle, a more lighthearted issue from the same publisher. Declining ad revenue contributed to a reported $9 million loss in 1999, and the magazine folded immediately after the debut of Oprah Winfrey's magazine O in April 2000.
Mirabella's circulation stood at 558,009 at the time of its demise.
Grace Mirabella & the Vagaries of Vogue; With 17 Years at the Helm, the Editor Who Made the Magazine Modern Departs, After a Fashion
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