Bertie Brandes

Arts

an ultra sneaky peek at your favourite zine, mushpit

Welcome to issue 10, baby.
Charlotte Roberts
Bertie Brandes
12.18.17
Think Pieces

a girl’s guide to surviving social media after a break-up

Imagine bumping into your ex, your ex’s ex and your ex’s new partner, every hour, for the rest of your life. Fun fact: you already are!
Bertie Brandes
5.3.17
Fashion

your step-by-step guide to the new issue of mushpit

From sexy centrefolds to musings on the rent crisis, i-D Contributing Features Editor Bertie Brandes and Charlotte Roberts introduce us to their latest Mushpit instalment: The Crisis Issue.
Bertie Brandes
10.24.16
Think Pieces

a girl’s guide to the internet

The internet suspends us in an endless landscape of self-loathing, loneliness, glee and hysteria. Here’s your guide to surviving it.
Bertie Brandes
5.12.16
Culture

mushpit 8 has arrived!

Brb
Tish Weinstock
3.24.16
Beauty

​a girl’s guide to body image

You don't have to be beautiful, acceptance doesn't come from within and remember that your face is making someone else money.
Bertie Brandes
11.25.15
Think Pieces

a girl's guide to being 25 and single

How to face up to and live out the progressive, feminist, independent life you always lied and said you wanted.
Bertie Brandes
9.12.15
Fashion

35 realities of working in the fashion industry

Losing friends over lost samples, feeling more important than you actually are when you get an expensed Addy Lee, and learning that the devil might wear Prada but it's not a prerequisite; here are 35 realities of working in fashion.
Bertie Brandes
6.24.15
Think Pieces

​35 rejections to anticipate in your twenties

Lie back, cast your mind to 35 and pace yourself for a lifetime of “unfortunately in this instance we’ve decided to go with somebody else”.
Bertie Brandes
6.11.15
Fashion

can fashion save the world?

Is fashion re-discovering its political ambition? With so much wrong with the world, surely it needs to.
Bertie Brandes
4.20.15
Think Pieces

10 ways to save the world

Know your rights. Trust your bullshit detector. Shout back. Read more. Love more. Here are some tips for making the world a better place
Bertie Brandes
3.25.15
Think Pieces

a girl's guide to growing up (by somebody with absolutely no experience)

Always steal toilet paper, never share e-cigarettes and if you're in love with someone try not to have sex with anyone who isn't them. i-D Features Editor Bertie Brandes may still be growing up, but she's got some advice for you.
Bertie Brandes
1.19.15
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