Dissatisfied with the way the magazine industry was going...

Madison Paloski and Raegan Cleary wanted to do something about it. Tired of the generational gap between who was making magazines and who was reading them they wanted something for young adults, by young adults. 

Think of Ruin Mag as your neighborhood zine with a twist. We are here to report on all the fashion, art, music, and lifestyle news that other magazines are afraid of. We wanna hear what you, the readers, have to say. And most of all, we’re here to shatter your expectations. 

Meet the Founders

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Raegan Cleary graduated from Lasell University with a degree in fashion media. She has five years of published writing experience and has had her styling work featured in Vogue Italia’s PhotoVogue.  She likes long walks to Chipotle and French Bulldogs. In the future, she'd love to become the next Miranda Priestly or the frontwoman in a girl-punk band.



Creative Director


Madison Paloski is a recent graduate from Lasell University where she studied fashion media and graphic design.  Post-grad she can be found assisting and creating with magazines and modeling agencies in Boston and New York City. Her writing, styling, and editorial photography can be found published in When she's not drowning herself in various creative endeavors you'll probably find her begging to go to Savers.