BASIC Submission Guidelines

BASIC Magazine is a new voice in fashion, art and photography. We always put the stories and concepts first. Our photo shoots are highly conceptualized and mind boggling.

Being a quarterly print and digital magazine distributed throughout fashion capitals all over the world, we strive for the most creative content available and want to give an opportunity for the right talent to showcase their works.

#BASIC accepts submissions from emerging and professional photographers, creative writers, artists, musicians, and fashion designers/brands. If accepted, your work may be featured in print edition and/on our website. We do accept fashion webitorials that are updated every week.

When submitting please also mention if the materials were published before (and where) or are exclusives. If we like your works we DO NOT mind previously published art; however the priority will be given to the exclusive content.

All submissions must be sent to

Please DO NOT send high resolutions files – don’t kill our tiny inboxes, but .pdf documents and web links are our favorite.

Note: #BASIC loves COLOR!

Image Rights

We only publishes creator-owned material. We’re only interested in publishing original content for which you retain all rights to. Do not submit any work that you do not own the rights to, these submissions will automatically be declined.

BASIC Fashion & Beauty Photography

Please submit a word doc or .pdf file that contains:

* team credits (adding social media profiles helps us to promote you and your team and get maximum exposure)

* wardrobe credits underneath each submitted image in descending order (e.g. pants Armani Exchange, shirt Babushka, shoes Nike etc)

* low res images

*We don’t provide pull or commissioning letters nor do we accept mood boards. However, we do review ALL submissions with no exceptions. If the stories fit #BASIC aesthetics we will let you know right away.

All submissions must be sent to with subject line: Basic Fashion


Color Mode

The color mode helps images maintain the best color for the indented use. To change/check the mode in photoshop, go to the navigation menu at the top > Mode > Check RGB or CMYK depending on the use. Please note: change the color mode on the flatterened file and not the source file, since the file with be merged together.

Web:  RGB

Print:  CMYK

Image Size

For the best composition keep in mind the sizing below:

Web:  Height 1000px

Print:  9in x 10.875 in with .125in bleed


For the best image quality:  Web:  144dpi, Print:  300dpi

BASIC Art & Fashion Illustration

Every issue #BASIC highlights the works of top FIVE most creative artists and fashion illustrators. Features may include drawings, illustrations, mixed media projects, sketches, digital media, fine art and installations.

When submitting to us, please make sure to include:

*title of the art work/series/collection

*short bio, country and brief description of your works

* links to your website, Behance, or Dropbox or a .pdf file with selected works

*social media profiles

 All submissions must be sent to with subject line: Basic Art

 BASIC Fashion Designers/Labels/LookBooks

Every issue #BASIC features top FOUR designers and their newest lookbooks.

We are looking for creative approach, interesting story line, flawless execution and quality of the pieces/collection.

All submissions must be sent to with subject line: Basic Designers


#BASICMagazine works in collaboration with the  International Fashion Film Festival and we strive to provide the freshest and most exciting content in fashion film world. But we also would love to receive new fashion film backstage videos, creative short films, art film projects, music videos, branded videos, fashion films, moving images and cinemagraphs, as well as mixed media and experimental video projects.

 Please include:

*vimeo or YouTube links

* title, director, country, client or label, etc

* any additional info, like synopsis, story, team, awards, festivals, etc would increase the exposure

*website, if available and social media profiles

*Music videos submitted to the film/video section should be submitted by the DIRECTOR or the Rights Owner.

 All submissions must be sent to with subject line: Basic Film

BASIC  Music

 New, Cool, Hot From The Stove Music.

This section is updated on #BASIC site pretty frequently, so we welcome any new artists.

Please submit:

*band/artist Name

*link to a soundcloud song or set and song credits

*Youtube or Vimeo music video link if applicable and credits

*artist/band Bio

*artist Image/album Art

*links to soundcloud, facebook, and twitter

All submissions must be sent to with Subject line: Basic Music

BASIC Creative Writing

#BASIC strives for edgy, mind cutting, opinionated writing. We want to hear your voice and share it with the world.

 Keywords of the article we are looking for: 

  • fashion reviews/reports/trend setting
  • modern living
  • women in Business and careers
  • SEX
  • psychology
  • EGO
  • concepts of living
  • controversial statements and stigmas

 All submissions must be sent to with subject line: Basic Articles


Send us the links to your Instagram profiles with the short description for a chance to be featured in our print editions of #BASIC influencers

All submissions must be sent to with subject line: Basic Influencers