Peppermint Issue 42

The Hear Us Roar Issue

• Making herstory • A life without waste • The last female taboo • First-nation fashion • Love your gut • The no-shave movement • #memade wardrobes • DIY Australian native plant oil soap • Free everyday dress pattern •

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A print magazine about style, sustainability and substance

Climate Emergency Seljak brand

It’s a Climate Emergency

Sisters Sam and Karina Seljak founded Seljak Brand – a recycled wool blanket line produced in a resolutely circular manufacturing...

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The Essentials Club

Op shop upcycling tricks!

Do you love op shopping as much as we love op shopping? That’s a rhetorical question obviously as surely no...

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Rebecca Ray on Happiness

The Counterintuitive Path to Happiness

Dr Rebecca Ray is an writer, speaker and happiness enthusiast who’s been a clinical psychologist for over a decade. The...

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Potato tacos

RECIPE: Chipotle Potato Tacos

As winter continues to do what winter does best, ie make us crave carbs 24/7, we’ve got the most perfect...

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Make your own shampoo and conditioner!

Sustainable living advocate Rebecca Sullivan has made an art form of natural living, with books on everything from edible flowers to...

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Waste-free pets, zero waste living

Zero-waste pets!

They’re part of the family and pretty cute to boot, but how does reducing your waste translate to the furriest...

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The essentials club

The Essentials Club

We LOVE it when we stumble upon someone doing something awesome in the sustainable fashion and lifestyle space, which is...

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Peppermint magazine sewing school

FREE PATTERN: THE EVERYDAY DRESS!

If you’re looking for the perfect throw-on-and-look-awesome frock, you need to look no further – it’s right here, in the...

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CIAF

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair

With Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) just a few short weeks away, these photos give a taste of what’s to...

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LavenderFinalEdit

Waste-Free Living: DIY DEODORANT

In the second of our extracts from Lauren and Oberon Carter’s ‘A Family Guide to Waste-Free Living’ – a book...

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Bank Australia Clean Money

THE CLEAN MONEY REVOLUTION

In Issue 41, we took an in-depth look at clean money – what it means, and why it matters. With...

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Peppermint magazine Wrap skirt #memademay

#memademay – the Peppermint wrap skirt!

With so many clever sew-and-sews whipping up their very own Issue 41 Peppermint wrap skirt as part of #memademay, we...

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Femininity is personal, and powerful, and it can never be taken away from you.

- ALEX ANDREWS, ISSUE 42

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  • "Amongst nature we stand in awe at trees that are deeply etched with the history of their own experience – we need to ignite this sense of wonderment towards ourselves and change the narrative of ageing and beauty. What it means to be a woman is unique to every single one of us, and each version is as true as the next."⁠
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Our Editor-In-Chief Kelley on female empowerment, social stigmas and ageing in the latest issue - on shelves for one more week.⁠
#peppermintmagazine #femaleempowerment #selflove #menopausetaboo #youareenough #ageingstandards
  • If you hit up the op shops this weekend, you might want to take a look at our website – we've just posted a bunch of easy upcycling ideas by @theessentialsclub, featuring things you're bound to find in your local oppie. Enjoy!⁠
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  • 🎬 Weekend inspo via @ecowithem_ – if you know some others we should watch, let us know in the comments! 🎬⁠
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#peppermintmagazine #ecowithem #climatechange #plasticfree
  • Words out of the mouths of babes (and most of the adults)... from @stopadanimovement and @schoolstrikeforclimate: To our friends in the Pacific, we apologise on behalf of @scottmorrisonmp and our Government. #westandwiththepacific  #BeyondCoal #pacificforum #StopAdani #climatecrisis
  • Gazing into the weekend like... This lovely #pepperminteverydaydress is Issue 42's amazing free pattern, created exclusively for us by @inthefolds and in partnership with @wearethefabricstore. It's the perfect 'throw it on and feel great' number – get to it, sewing fans!⁠
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#peppermintmagazine #freesewingpatterns #sewing #memade #freepatterns