Departures is an American quartery lifestyle magazine published by Time Inc.[3]

Magazine subscription is available only to holders of American Express' Platinum charge card, free of charge.

As of 2009, the editor-in-chief is Richard David Story.[3]

European, South American, Asian, and Australian Platinum Card members receive the international edition of Departures magazine,[4] while Centurion members outside the US receive a dedicated Centurion magazine,[5] both published by Journal International GmbH in Munich, Germany.[6]

Departures was purchased from American Express Publishing by Time Inc. on 1 October 2013.[7]

On 24 February 2014, the former New York Times T Magazine online director, Horacio Silva, joined Departures as the newly created fashion and style director.[3] Also, Amanda Ross, the contributing fashion director, left.[3]

Popular culture

The magazine was referred to in the Season Six episode of HBO's series, The Sopranos, titled "The Blue Comet", when Dr. Melfi chastises Tony for ripping a recipe page out of an issue while sitting in her office suite's waiting room.