The French home and country living magazine Côté Sud (Maisons Côté Sud is the full name) just celebrated its 20th anniversary on June 11 with a collector item special issue. Côté Sud, published by the French unit of the Belgian Roularta Group, is part of the publisher’s own franchise “Maisons Côté…” along with Côté Est, Côté Ouest, and the latest edition: Côté Paris. Finally, Maison Française and Maison Magazine round up the publisher’s portfolio of home magazines.
Each Côté magazine is dedicated to the local way of life of its region showcased through editorial sections ranging from living, decor, cooking, gardening and style. Côté Sud has been focusing on the homes of famous residents of the French Riviera to Provence and the Languedoc area as well as their lifestyles for 20 years.
The 20th anniversary issue will feature the “best of” the South over the past two decades in terms of designer pieces, cult local objects, and so on as well as a dedicated booklet depicting “southern way of life in 12 chapters”
Sold for €6, Coté Sud currently circulates 118 725 copies every other month and has a reach of 1 440 000 readers, of which 69% are female.