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Details "10th" Anniversary

This month, Details celebrates their "10th" Anniversary. Why the quotes? We'll its the 10th anniversary of their relaunch. The title actually dates back 28 years. 

According to Wikipedia, Condé Nast bought the magazine in 1987 from Alan Patricof for $2 million. The magazine was relaunched in the fall of 2000 when Condé Nast transferred the publication to its sibling division Fairchild Publications.

Here's a brief look back at their covers...

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Details, September 1988.


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Details, December/January 1989; featuring Melanie Griffith.


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Details, February 1989; featuring Cyndi Lauper.


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Details, October 1990; design director: Derek Ungless; photo director: Greg Pond.


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Details, December 1990; design director: Derek Ungless; photo director: Greg Pond.


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Details, December 1995; featuring Madonna; design director: Markus Kierszstan; 
photo director: Greg Pond; cover photograph by Bettina Rheims.


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Details, June 1998; featuring Gillian Anderson from The X-Files complete with alien hologram; 
design director: Robert Newman; photo director: Greg Pond.
cover photography by Seb Janiak.


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Details, October 1988; featuring Pamela Anderson (as Farrah Fawcett); 
design director: Robert Newman; photo director: Greg Pond; 
cover photography by Albert Watson.


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Details, November 1998; featuring Lauryn Hill; 
design director: Robert Newman; photo director: Greg Pond; 
cover photography by Albert Watson.


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Details, October 2000; featuring Robert Downey, Jr. (the relaunch issue); 
creative director: Rockwell Harwood.


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Details, March 2010; featuring Robert Pattinson (the 10th Anniversary Issue); 
creative director: Rockwell Harwood.

[Additional reporting by Robert Newman]


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