Upscale is the ultimate lifestyle magazine addressing the interests and aspirations of stylish, informed, progressive African-Americans.

On our pages, you will find the latest news in entertainment, beauty, fashion, health, fitness and travel. It is more than a magazine, it is a lifestyle. It is a place to be empowered and inspired to live loudly, learn smartly and embrace life with passion.


Our mission is simple: uplift, inspire, inform and enlighten our readers in a manner that will offer them greater success or awareness of positive, purposeful opportunities.



Bernard Bronner Upscale magazineThe Bronner Bros. Enterprise is one of the largest private African American hair and skin care producers in the United States. Founded in 1947 by brothers Dr. Nathaniel H. Bronner Sr. and Arthur E. Bronner Sr., the company started and currently operates in Atlanta, Ga. Bernard Bronner is the current president of Bronner Bros. and publisher of Upscale magazine, which he founded in 1989.Since its inception, the magazine has featured many celebrities and notables who have had a significant impact on the culture. Covers have featured former First Lady Michelle Obama, singer Janet Jackson, and Actor Idris Elba.


What makes the magazine different is not who it targets or in what city it resides. The real difference is our commitment to ensuring the publication and its offshoots, such the Upscale Magazine Radio, remain   consistently relevant and authentic.



We publish six (6) issues per year — both printed and digital format — on the following months: