The Family Issue

• Tales from different tribes • Faith and feminism with Susan Carland • A guide to botanical dyeing • Five years of Fashion Revolution • The lost art of letter writing • Plant-based leather • Everyday eco undies • Sustainable salt • The artist as family • Ruffle-sleeve top pattern •

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How to have an ethical wedding

The ceremony, the flowers, the speeches, THE DRESS – when you’re in the midst of wedding-planning madness, it can feel...

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Peppermint Magazine make your own butter: My Darling Lemon Thyme

RECIPE: Make your own butter

We’re throwing it back to Issue 23 of Peppermint with this lovely recipe for homemade butter, courtesy of cookbook author and...

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Seljak Blanket: The Circular Economy, Peppermint Magazine

The circular economy: what gives?

If you’ve never heard of ‘circular fashion’ then brace yourself – it’s one of those terms you’ll soon hear bandied...

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Humanitix Peppermint magazine

Changemaker: Humanitix

Ever felt frustrated by those booking fees that appear from nowhere when you buy event tickets online? What if you...

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Outland Denim 2018 Baptist Ethical Fashion Report

2018’s Ethical Fashion Report Is Here

The fifth annual ‘Ethical Fashion Report’ looks at what progress has been made in the half-decade since the Rana Plaza...

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When Peppermint met Safia

It’s Fashion Revolution Week – the week where everyone has the question ‘who made my clothes’ on their lips and...

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David Jones leads a revolution

Sustainable fashion continues to enter the mainstream at a rapid rate – as demonstrated with the announcement that David Jones...

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Lorelei Vashti Kuwaii Conversations – Vamff

Kuwaii Conversations: Lorelei Vashti

In our final instalment from Kuwaii’s Conversations series, we’re hearing from author Lorelei Vashti – a writer who explored the...

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Take five: Cloth & Hide

In case you missed it, we visited the creative hotbed of Peregian Beach, on Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast, for the...

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Peggy Frew – Kuwaii conversations

Kuwaii Conversations: Peggy Frew

In the second instalment from Kuwaii’s Conversations – the VAMFF event where the label invited three writers to speak to...

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Warm salad of sweet and sour eggplants: Celia Brooks

Recipe: Warm salad of sweet and sour eggplant

We’re SO KEEN to try this second extract from Celia Brooks’ Superveg – a collection of recipes focused on the goodness and...

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Kuwaii Conversations: Lisa Mitchell

Kuwaii Conversations: Lisa Mitchell

Catwalk shows are cool and all – but for this year’s VAMFF, Melbourne’s Kuwaii had a very different idea. Taking...

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  • PEPTALKS // This lady 🙌🏼 🙌🏼 We are over the moon to be hosting the amazing @mrspress at Peptalks in June. Clare Press, a passionate advocate for ethical fashion, is the presenter of the must-listen Wardrobe Crisis podcast and Australian Vogue's Sustainability Editor-at-Large. Her must-read book, ‘Wardrobe Crisis, How We Went From Sunday Best to Fast Fashion’, was named one of the Best Books of 2016 by The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. Her new book, ‘Rise & Resist’, is about activism and will be published in October (and we can’t wait). Don’t miss out, tickets are almost sold out! It’s going to be a fabulous night with Clare and our other incredible speakers - @timsilverwood from @take3forthesea and @drrebeccaray from @happihabits 🎉🎉🎉 #pmpeptalks #peppermintmagazine #wardrobecrisis #take3forthesea #happihabits
  • “When did you last receive a handwritten letter? How did the letter make you feel? When did you last receive an email? How did that make you feel? 
I can’t speak for you, but I know when I hear that familiar ‘ding’ telling me I have a new email, what I don’t feel is a rush of joy or a tingling of anticipation. I can’t turn it over in my hands, marvelling at the spidery handwriting. When I receive an email, my first thought is not gratitude that someone has thought of me and taken time out of their day to write to me – smudged ink, spelling mistakes and all. A letter, on the other hand, carries all of that and more in one paper envelope – and that’s what I hope to share every time I write to someone.”
Read more from Naomi Bulger about the art of letter writing in issue 37, only on shelves for a few more days... 📮 @naomibulger #theartofletterwriting #letterwriting #writealetter #peppermintmagazine
  • PEPTALKS // We’re super excited for Tim Silverwood to be joining us at our PepTalks event in June! Tim is a passionate advocate for protecting our oceans and environment from human impacts. As a surfer, Tim became alarmed at the increasing risks plastic pollution posed to our oceans and wildlife, co-founding the not-for-profit organisation @take3forthesea in 2009.

In 2011, Tim sailed 5000km across the North Pacific Ocean to study the infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch, sharing his experiences through a TEDx talk on his return. He was awarded the 2014 Green Globe ‘Sustainability Champion’, featured in the hugely popular ABC series ‘War on Waste’ and also starred as an ‘Ocean Guardian’ in the 2017 feature documentary @bluethefilm2017 🌊 Tickets are close to selling out so don’t miss out on hearing the inspiring @timsilverwood, along with Clare Press @mrspress and Dr Rebecca Ray @happihabits 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 #pmpeptalks #take3forthesea
  • Loving this shot from @wellfibre of the current issue’s dreamy ruffle sleeve top - just one of many free patterns created exclusively for us by @inthefolds and brought to you in partnership with @wearethefabricstore ❤️ There’s just a few more days to snap up a copy of Issue 37 - make sure you grab one whilst you can! #peppermintrufflesleevetop #peppermintsewingschool
  • Happy Monday! As you get dressed for work, contemplate this (rather unhappy) fact from one of our favourite speakers - Ellen MacArthur - at the @copenhagenfashionsummit @ellenmacarthurfoundation
  • Royal eco style! Meghan and Harry off to their reception in a Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero, converted to electric power, with the new Duchess of Sussex dressed in a stunning gown by ethical designer @stellamccartney (who also dressed Oprah and Amal Clooney for the event).👊🏼👑 #sustainablefashion #meghanmarkle #harryandmeghan #stellamccartney