Top Five Lifestyle Magazines For Mum

Fabulous fashion, dreamy photography, celebrity, travel, food and more – these magazines are a lifestyle inspiration. So why not give your mum a beautiful indulgence every month? She deserves it.

Marie Claire – Your mum will adore this Australian icon for its unique mix of fashion and beauty with in depth articles on women and society. New season fashion and articles on controversial issues - both have top billing in Marie Claire. Reading this mag is like sitting down with some girlfriends and talking over what’s happening, what’s hot and what to wear. Trends in fashion, hair and beauty as well as trends in social media, sex and sexuality, body image or politics, such as childcare or paid maternity leave, feature in the magazine. What matters now and who matters now – the movers and shakers, philanthropists, creative talents and celebrities – are at the heart of Marie Claire. For the modern Australian mum.

Collective Hub - Entrepreneurial thinking, empowerment and personal growth – Collective Hub is almost relentlessly positive, in a good way! Filling its pretty pages is the cutting edge of what’s new, what’s smart and what’s next. Founded by owner and Editor-in-Chief Lisa Messenger (also a bestselling author, she walks her talk) this is one inspiring independent magazine. The tone is enthusiastic, encouraging, heart-warming, motivational and very contemporary. Think articles about start-ups, crowdfunding, entrepreneur success stories, out-of-the-box approaches, multifaceted creativity and how to overcome adversity. There’s a fashion focus, plus travel, interiors and beauty all wrapped up in a creative, graphically designed package. For the cutting-edge mum.

Slow – Embracing the mantra that ‘good things take time’ Slow is for the woman who wants to put her feet up and really enjoy every moment of her day. Delve into experiences in nature and at home, with food, fashion, travel, art, community and eco culture. Discover what is really important in life, with a quarterly that puts real food, real community, real people, real experiences and real sustainability at the forefront. Packed with fascinating things to read, make and think, including tips on how to live more meaningfully. For the mindful mum.

MiNDFOOD - Food is foundational to MiNDFOOD. Delicious seasonal recipes and articles on producers and ingredients are a feature of this mag every month. But the broader ethos is in the title: food for the mind (and body and soul). Here’s a magazine with a big heart, a strong social conscience, a sense of joy de vivre, and a love of real human stories. MiNDFOOD is all about finding that precious work-life sweet spot, maintaining physical and mental health and wellbeing in an increasingly busy world. Articles on yoga or altruism sit alongside fashion and beauty, celebrity (always a famous face on the cover), travel and interiors. MiNDFOOD is a beautifully balanced magazine with true cross-generational appeal. For the enlightened mum.

50 Something - Established by a group of visionaries in 1976, this magazine is not about growing older, it is about making the most of every moment of life no matter what. Packed with inspiring interviews and features on the people in the second half of their lives, along with recipes, financial advice and expert tips on romantic endeavours. Designed to inform, entertain and empower, 50 something offers unrivalled access to policy-makers tackling the important issues, while also offering inspiring reads on others over fifty who are doing incredible things, like travelling solo across Africa or even scaling Mt. Everest. For the ‘it’s never too late’ mum.

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