Top 3 must-know accessory trends

The author Malcolm Gladwell once spoke in a forum about the correlation between happiness and spaghetti sauces. His primary problematic: There are too many choices! In the world of fashion, we’re familiar with the feels. In time for the change in season, here’s our prescription of the three must-know accessory trends for your shopping predicament. […]

Go High or Go Home

  While the rest of the world is fast asleep, you’ve made other plans. Even with a shimmery dress and flawless makeup, stepping out for the night still calls for a little something extra. Slip into these sky-high heels from your favorite Suyen brands for a night that’s a little bit Cinderella, and lot more […]

BENCH Romances by Shaira Luna

  Few can capture feels like photographer Shaira Luna. From a heartfelt ménage à trois to a dad doting on his daughter, our girl Shaira has summoned many big emotions through her shoots for BENCH BLOG. To celebrate the love month, we asked the gifted photographer to pack even bigger and wilder heart, the only […]

Screen Romance – #LongDistanceRelationshipGoals

Thanks to the sophisticated ways we communicate these days, the long-distance relationship is no longer myth. Chad Pantig and Maan Marquez play a couple that is at odds geographically (one’s in Manila, the other one’s in New York) but slays romantically. With a sweet Viber voicemail or flirty Facetime every now and then, two people can […]

“Firsts” – a Love Story in .GIFs

You remember those moments. They were just seconds but they changed everything—the first time you saw each other, the first words spoken, the first touch, the first kiss. With a whole month to celebrate those moments, BENCH BLOG visits French patisserie PAUL, the delicious setting for a couple’s many romantic firsts, portrayed by real-life twosome […]

You Only Live Once

Two decades later, Wes Craven’s Scream still echoes its influence in pop culture. Today, the popularity of the show Scream Queens is proof we haven’t tired of the Slasher genre’s most essential elements: hot hormonal teens, a knife-wielding mystery killer, and an audience yelling at a busty babe to get the F out of wherever she […]

KathNiel Coloring Book Costume Party!

Maybe Halloween should be renamed Independence Day II. Talk about a free pass to indulge whatever fantasy, or put on something fun or freaky. Anything goes, really. On the day where anyone can be whomever they want to be, Benchsetters far and wide have probably entertained the idea of being entertainment royalty in the form […]