Bertie Brandes

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
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
Think Pieces

the i-D guide to coming of age

If there’s anything more stressful than Christmas and New Years Eve rolling around it’s the addition of a milestone birthday to the mix.
Bertie Brandes
1.9.15
Think Pieces

in the mood for nude

The practice of retouching isn’t always sinister, but where do we draw the line between artistic vision and the peddling of homogenous ideas of beauty? This new year Bertie Brandes encourages us to bare all...
Bertie Brandes
1.2.15
Think Pieces

a girl's guide to surviving new year's eve by bertie brandes

i-D Features Editor Bertie Brandes, takes the pressure off 2014/2015 with a quick and easy problem solving exercise which will save you from yourself while helping you track down your crush and not get hypothermia while doing it.
Bertie Brandes
12.31.14
Think Pieces

2014, the year... feminism went viral

As we move toward 2015, i-D looks back at the year past and dissects the things that defined it. Bertie Brandes investigates the year that saw feminism rebranded by the mainstream.
Bertie Brandes
12.17.14
Culture

confused? mushpit zine founders bertie brandes and charlotte roberts have all the answers

Boys, single girl stereotypes and bad advice? Find the answers to all your questions with Char and Bertie of The Mushpit.
Tish Weinstock
11.27.14
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