Autumn Issue 49

• Meet the winners of the Kindness Cup! • The climate activists fighting for change • Breaking the binary of gendered fashion • A fun upcycled DIY with thrifted business shirts • Chuckle your way to nirvana in a laughter yoga class • Healing country the First Nations’ way • Hack your diet to lower your carbon footprint • Go behind the seams of transparent fashion label Elk • Much-loved cook Alice Zaslavsky serves up salad gold in praise of veg •

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A print magazine about style, sustainability and substance

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Business (Not) as Usual: The Streetwear Brand Tackling Homelessness One Hoodie at a Time

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"Only when we start to understand the language of the land, can we read the landscape like a book."

- LEETON LEE, ISSUE 49