Bertie Brandes

Culture

an ultra sneaky peek at your favourite zine, mushpit

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

a five point guide to overcoming insta-xiety

To celebrate the launch of Interiority Complex, a collaborative installation from cult zine Mushpit and Melissa shoes, your fave alt agony aunts Bertie Brandes and Char Roberts have come up with a plan to get you through your Insta angst.
The Mushpit
8.10.17
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
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 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
Culture

a letter to your teenage self: bertie brandes

It’s the age of insecurities, awkward firsts and growing pains; if only we knew then what we know now! To celebrate the release of The Coming of Age Issue, we’ve asked some of our favourite contributors to write a letter to their 16-year-old selves, or...
Bertie Brandes
8.21.15
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
News

​mushpit issue 7 says don’t be a sell out!

Check out the cover for Mushpit’s The Sell Out Issue and watch Skinny Girl Diet tell it like it is exclusively here.
Felicity Kinsella
6.24.15
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