“The groundswell and interest around the Queen cannot be ignored,” writes Editor-in-Chief Michael McHugh. “There has never been a woman who has held a position like it in history before. We moved deadlines and secured the cover image that I think reflects the warmth of the Queen.”
In this Exclusive Collector’s Edition, MiNDFOOD celebrates the extraordinary life of Queen Elizabeth II. We take you behind the scenes to look at the important milestones in Her Majesty’s life, as well as precious memories with her family; the Royal wedding; her early life and rise to the throne; heartwarming stories from world leaders and ordinary people; and the tears and emotions of her state funeral.
In Health, we explore the rise of vaccine hesitancy among young women, the physical impacts of emotional pain, and the mysterious wave of teenage girls developing twitching movements post-pandemic.
Makeup is set to sizzle in our Beauty edition, as welcome the arrival of warm weather. Discover divine lipsticks, LED masks and the five new trends in skincare. We also sit down with clean beauty icon Ere Perez, round up the latest intoxicating scents and bring you enhanced treatments for refreshing natural looks.
Rattan furniture makes an excellent addition in the home, along with iconic tables, inspiring lighting, colourful ovens and new fabric collections. We also step inside the home of visionary floral designer Dané Erwee that combines botanical boldness with timeless beauty.
Adventure travel is on the agenda as we discover far-flung places and hidden local gems. Take a memorable cycle through Central Otago, a scenic flight in the Outback and majestic cruise in Milford Sound. We also showcase the unique island of Lord Howe, a world-class gallery in Uluru, ancient indigenous sites in Victoria and new luxurious stays in Africa.
In Food & Drink we give classic apple fritters an irresistible fresh twist, share melt-in-your-mouth pork dishes, serve up the best-ever strawberry recipes and offer up 12 unexpected wine picks.
Plus, we’ve got lots of competitions, puzzles and prizes.
MiNDFOOD November is on sale 3 October in New Zealand and 6 October in Australia. Available in stores and online at mindfood.com/shop