Bertie Brandes

Music

gfoty: "i think there's a boy next door in all us"

Reconnect with your inner GFOTY with this music video-cum-informercial for GFOTY Deep Throat Lozenges.
Bertie Brandes
4.11.19

abbi and ilana talk to us about season four of "broad city"

They reveal if we should hold our breath for a "Broad City" film or not.
Bertie Brandes
11.22.17
Culture

a girl’s guide to loneliness

Stop letting ‘like’ culture exploit you, celebrate your vulnerable side, and spend some time alone. Here’s how.
Bertie Brandes
6.6.17
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
Culture

​a girl’s guide to halloween

Bertie Brandes ponders the costume calamities and party mishaps that go along with the spookiest night of the year. The scariest part will be your hangover on Sunday.
Bertie Brandes
10.28.16
feminism

can your selfie really change the world?

A new wave of feminists are harnessing social media as a vehicle for change, but can a hashtag really be a tool for female liberation?
Bertie Brandes
9.27.16
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
Think Pieces

a girl's guide to london

Don't buy food from anywhere within a 40-foot radius of Tottenham Court Road and always smell the bus seat before you sit down on it.
Bertie Brandes
11.11.15
love

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
9.11.15
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 Uber, 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

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
Fashion

how the internet changed the fashion industry

From sharing campaign images to controversy-courting catwalk shows, i-D explores how online culture is shaping our reaction to fashion.
Bertie Brandes
3.16.15
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