In 1992, Elein Fleiss and Olivier Zahm started the magazine Purple Prose as a reaction against the superficial glamour of the 1980’s; much as a part of the global counterculture at the time, inspired by magazines like Interview, Ray Gun, Nova, and Helmut Newton’s Illustrated, but with the aesthetics of what usually is referred to as anti-fashion". There were 13 issues published, which consitute "volume 1", and are offered here. Based on their personal interests and views Purple was, made much in the same spirit of the fanzine. The magazine quickly became associated with the "realism" of the new fashion photography of the 1990’s, with names like Juergen Teller, Terry Richardson, Wolfgang Tillmans, and Mario Sorrenti.Several other "Purple" magazines were published as offspring. Directrice de la Rédaction: Elein Fleiss .Contributors: A. Zittel, R. Bogwa, J. Avgikos, M. Kippenberger, (Courrier, mail from Vienna), P. Van Caeckenbergh (interview with Lieven Van Den Abeele), V. Glabel, J.-L.Vilmouth, D. Lerner, J. Koethe (Interview), J.-C. Menu, Havhivi Edgard Heep of Birds, P. Bouchitey, D. Robbins, Kitten, F. Roche, D. Blair, H. Bond, J. Decter, Inian Summer, (The Elephant Siam , interviews Jean-Luc Vilmouth) , D. Oletsijczuk, D. Jasiak, P. Flessig, Z. Veilhan and J. Rian. Texts in French and English Offered here is: Purple Prose volume 1 complete: 1, automne 1992- 2, hiver 1993, -3, été 1993, -4, automne 1993, - 5, hiver 1994, - 6, été 199- 7, automne1994- 8, hiver 1995- 9, été 1995-10, winter 1996-11, summer 1996 - 12, summer 1997 -13, winter 1998.