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Peppermint Magazine

Peppermint Magazine Summer 2019

Peppermint is an Australian quarterly print magazine focused on style, sustainability and substance. Covering slow food, ethical fashion, natural living, health and beauty, diversity, social entrepreneurs and more, it was created for the rapidly growing number of individuals who appreciate design and creativity, but also care about social and environmental issues and things that matter. With diverse, carefully curated content and beautiful photography – including fashion profiles and shoots, inspiring and informative editorials, and thought-provoking features – Peppermint is a celebration of all that’s good in our changing world.

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In this issue

1 min.
let’s plant the future

When it comes to the fight against climate change, every tree – and every action – matters. That’s why we’ve partnered with non-profit environmental charity One Tree Planted to plant a tree for every Peppermint subscription sold. Because although the problems our world faces may seem overwhelming, we know we can work together to create real, lasting change – one tiny seedling at a time. Now, when you take out a subscription, you’ll be helping to plant trees in vulnerable communities around the world, including North America, Indonesia, the Amazon rainforest and Australia. The simple act of planting trees helps to restore biodiversity, support reforestation, protect endangered wildlife, provide sustainable jobs and income and, crucially, store carbon from the atmosphere in a bid to prevent global temperatures rising beyond a dangerous…

2 min.
peppermint issue 44

the unknown is where possibility lies I feel like an excited but nervous house owner, standing at the door of my newly renovated home. Take your shoes off and step inside! The house and contents are still the same, but we’ve given it a fresh coat of paint, brought in some extra greenery and added on many extra rooms. Analogies aside, this change has been a long time coming and I’m so excited and terrified and all the emotions in between for you to be holding our fresh, new-look Peppermint in your hands right now. Change is the only constant, and yet it’s something that’s inherently difficult for us all. It takes more effort to resist change than to accept it – as entrepreneurial blogger Tim Ferriss says, “People will choose unhappiness…

1 min.
peppermint magazine

FOUNDER / PUBLISHER / EDITOR-IN-CHIEF / DESIGNER Kelley Sheenan EDITOR Rebecca Jamieson Dwyer rebecca@peppermintmag.com NATIONAL ADVERTISING MANAGER Michelle Holt michelle@peppermintmag.com DIGITAL & ASSISTANT EDITOR Helen Dewar helen@peppermintmag.com MARKETING & PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER Roxane Horton roxane@peppermintmag.com SUBSCRIPTION & EDITORIAL SUPPORT Carody Culver CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Carody Culver and Emily Lush For submission guidelines please go to peppermintmag.com ISSUE 44 COVER Maree Lowes photographed by She Is Aphrodite. For more on Maree see page 40. ISSUE 44 CONTRIBUTORS WRITERS / PHOTOGRAPHY / ILLUSTRATION Emily Lush, Emily Ehlers, Nicole Lutze, Cassandra Dunn, Jade Sarita Arnott, Alex Elliott-Howery, She Is Aphrodite, Sophie Beer GET IN TOUCH ACCOUNTS accounts@peppermintmag.com SUBSCRIPTION ENQUIRIES subscribe@peppermintmag.com GENERAL ENQUIRIES hello@peppermintmag.com SUBMISSIONS submissions@peppermintmag.com…

3 min.
penny for your thoughts

All writers published in this issue’s Letterbox will receive one of six The Night-Time Collection packs by Mermaid Cove Organics, valued at $80! The pack includes a Pink Sea Clay cleanser and mask and a Midnight Magic night elixir, and every Mermaid Cove Organics product is Australian made in small batches using fresh, high-quality botanicals, oils and clays. The site also offers a curated selection of eco-conscious and carefully designed skincare products. mermaidcoveorganics.com dear peppermint Thank you for an amazing magazine. I’m more of a book reader, but I became hooked when my sister-in-law gave me a subscription for Christmas two years ago – such a great present! I wanted to specifically thank you for the ‘Sun, Surf and Sustainability’ article about Noosa. The other climate crisis articles were great, but this one…

8 min.

HEY CUTIE Oh Hey Pepper is the brainchild of Brisbane husband-and-wife team Ben and Camille – a couple who wanted to create a homewares business that showcased environmentally sustainable products with a happy story behind them. Currently offering the results of a collaboration with Nepalese artisans – a range of hand-felted, pure wool cushion covers using 100% recycled PET fibre inserts and eco-friendly dyes – the company also sells original fine art prints of animals, as captured by co-founder Ben. With a tree planted for every Oh Hey Pepper product sold, plus the kind of prints guaranteed to always put a smile on your dial, the feel-good factor is high! ohheypepper.com.au GEMS THAT GIVE BACK A social enterprise supporting children in need of refuge in Malaysia, Fugeelah creates statement earrings, rings, bracelets and…

2 min.
good news

KIDDING AROUND Remember Kid President? The cheeriest viral hit of 2012 – aka American teen Robby Novak, along with his brother-in-law Brad Montague – is back on YouTube and still intent on making the world more awesome. Their new series Are We There Yet? sees the pair travelling the US speaking to young people – including teen refugees and children with cancer – who are facing adversity with positivity and resilience. Bridging the gap between childlike optimism and grown-up cynicism while finding the next generation of leaders, there’s no better, more inspirational viewing. It’s definitely got our vote! EN POINTE Sydney-based fashion designer Kit Willow has custom-made a ‘positive impact’ range for the Australian Ballet 2020 campaign using 100% sustainable materials, including lycra made from marine litter, tulle from upcycled bottles and glitter…