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Glossy

Bright or shiny, especially on paper or in print. Glossy items are used in marketing in order to attract attention.
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The sector has been shaken up recently with the launch of the teen glossies Cosmo Girl and Elle Girl, although it is Attic Futura's Sugar magazine which leads the pack.
Media giants Miramax Films and Hearst Corporation backed the magazine which aimed to rival long standing US glossies Vanity Fair and the New Yorker, both of which Ms Brown had previously edited.
Ready-made exoticism, chic urbanity, squeaky-clean sexuality: by and large the image of fashion that comes at us from the top-end glossies trades on a narrow range of esthetic codes.