Bertie Brandes

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A Selfish Feminist's View on the Brexit

The EU isn't perfect, but it's way better on women's rights than our disgraceful government.
Bertie Brandes
6.22.16
Stuff

Everyone You're Going to Meet at Notting Hill Carnival

From cool poshos to uncool poshos, through the gropers and entrepreneurs.
Bertie Brandes
8.27.15
Stuff

Things You Only Know When You've Worked in Retail

If you've never worked in a high street shop, you have no fucking idea what real life is.
Bertie Brandes
7.3.15
Ink Spots

Satirical Fashion Mag 'Mushpit' Is the Grown-Up Girl's Answer to 'J17'

We talked to co-founders Bertie Brandes and Char Roberts about how to be slick and cool in your twenties without selling out to The Man.
Amelia Abraham
6.23.15
Sponsored

Jean Paul Gaultier Teams Up with Eastpak for AIDS Awareness Backpack Range

"Young people don't think about illness or death, they can't imagine it."
ADVERTORIAL
5.20.15
Fashion

Fake Boobs and the Selfie Hat: Meeting London Womenswear Designer Christian Cowan-Sanluis

We met up with Christian shortly before his LFW AW15 presentation to talk about tacky influences and what it's like to be a rising star while you're still in the middle of your fashion degree.
Bertie Brandes, Photos: Carl Wilson
2.23.15
Fashion

Ryan Lo's SS15 Presentation Was Full of Orcas and Mermaids

And, weirdly, builders falling through roofs.
Dean Kissick, Photos: Freel and Gorse
9.17.14
News

Everyone's Losing Their Shit About a Nail Polish that Detects Date Rape Drugs

Rapists will always exist. What's so terrible about an invention that protects you?
Bertie Brandes
8.29.14
Stuff

Happy Tenth Birthday, 'Mean Girls', You Taught Me So Much

Maybe it's exactly the wrong time to admit this, but the 14-year-old me totally did not "get" Mean Girls.
Bertie Brandes
4.30.14
Fashion

I Met Joe Today, One Look In His Eyes and I Was So Screwed

Photos by Valerie Phillips and styling by Bertie Brandes and Charlotte Roberts.
Valerie Phillips
11.22.13
Fashion

What to Wear This Halloween (if You Are Weird or a Moron)

It’s not that hard, but every year some of you still manage to get it wrong.
Bertie Brandes
10.22.13
Pretty Girl Bullshit

Why the Sad, Lonely Men Behind '24 Signs She's a Slut' Aren't Worth Worrying About

Return Of Kings might be provocative, but its pseudo-sexism is completely unthreatening.
Bertie Brandes
10.15.13
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