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.
Peppermint + you = good things
Peppermint ISSUE 59
sustainability makes cents
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sweet success • Using the power of delicious baked goods, Rick Cohen is supporting the employment of vulnerable people.
a wrinkle in time • As you age, your skin changes. Embrace your extra years – a privilege denied to many – and nourish the season of the skin you’re in.
SASHA FIERCE • In her debut memoir Gigorou, former model Sasha Kutabah Sarago, a proud Wadjanbarra Yidinji, Jirrbal and African-American woman, explores how the interconnectedness of Aboriginal culture resolved her relationship with beauty.
raise your voice • Something magic happens when you’re in a room full of strangers, belting your lungs out without a care in the world. So what can participating in communal events such as these teach us about connection and living life more authentically?
"Great coffee doing good things"
life in full bloom • If you asked Emma Morgan to describe herself, the answer would be varied. But whether she’s foraging for natives with her border collie Kip or picking up the paint-brush, the Victorian creative finds solace and splendour within the natural world.
WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD • Trees of green. Red roses too. When it comes to our beautiful planet, there’s plenty to celebrate. It offers bountiful inspiration for budding artists, making the call of the wild hard to ignore.
WE BUILT THIS CITY • It’s estimated that 50% of the world’s population now lives in cities. With this mass migration into sprawling urban centres, the difficulty of meeting the basic needs of millions has become an everincreasing problem. But it’s one that could be solved by building greener cities.
RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE • It can write essays, engage in philosophical conversation and even plan the perfect travel itinerary for your next holiday – but how can AI help us tackle some of the bigger challenges facing humanity, and what does it mean for our future?
sew your own way • More than just a sustainable practice, sewing should be fun! But for many, sitting down at the machine still seems like a laborious hobby filled with complex terminology – something you can get “wrong”.
Australia’s happiest activewear! • We’re on a mission to spread a message of body positivity through colourful, sustainable and high-performance activewear. Featuring bright and colourful prints created in collaboration with female Australian artists, our flattering and supportive shapes and styles are designed to celebrate your strong, beautiful and unique body!
IN SAFE HANDS • What does it look like to build a ‘safe space’ in 2023? We speak to the trailblazers who are fighting to foster a sense of safety and inclusion in their communities.
what a drag • Adverse health effects aside, the environmental cost of smoking is wreaking havoc on our planet. So why do cigarettes remain the butt of the joke that is plastic pollution?