Under the sun’s stare, anything can happen. The heat spurs us to move – to hit the road, to find shelter, to appreciate things under a brighter light. BENCH Summer 2016 proclaims the season as a setting for adventure, romance, and mystery. This year, the plot thickens with new characters like Coleen Garcia, Michelle Dee, […]
Story by Bea Faicol Put on an attitude of gratitude and the world, or universe rather, can be yours. Of course, it also helps to put on the right kind of dress. No matter the crowning mishap, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach has most certainly won the world over. From local newspaper feature to U.S. talk […]
The sparkle of Christmas won’t be coming from lights and tinsel strewn about this year. There’s enough star power in BENCH’s Holiday 2015 video to light up all of EDSA and cast a warm glow of Christmas kilig. With the season’s style goal to “find your match,” your favorite Pinoy brand inspires with several of […]
To love the motherland is to love the women who have built it. Much more if those women carried the nation on the strong, high shoulders of their ternos.
A way to prove you’re a young entertainer on top? Show off some high-flying moves at a photo shoot. Enrique Gil busts out some slick poses mid-air in this behind-the-scenes look at the latest Benchsetter’s shoot for BENCH.
Words by Margarita Buenaventura What is it about millennials that hasn’t been said yet? This generation is notorious for its laziness and its entitlement, and its need to look good for selfies on social media. That’s just the bad stuff. Beyond their obsession with It-sneakers and Kylie Jenner’s next hair transformation is a generation that […]
In local show business, no one has proven she’s a free bitch, baby, more than one Ellen Adarna. The girl says what she wants, does what she wants, and is absolutely comfortable in her own skin (more so when that skin is bare). Add to that an ability to serve up wild acting talent in […]
Gay men go about their days the way many people do. They wake up, have breakfast, maybe slip in some social media time, and head off to work. Just as the right to make a living should be due any human being, why isn’t the right to make a lifelong commitment to another person available […]
It’s a fact: we don’t tell our parents everything. Sexual flings and the nitty-gritty of our rebellious teenage years are things you can take to your grave. But our true identities—shouldn’t the people who introduced us to the world be well acquainted with them? Still, many gay men and women hide who they are and […]
After a season of chasing waves and waterfalls from Taytay to Baler, B/BIYAHE dives back into the staple destinations of summers past. Amid the higher altitude in Tagaytay, new concepts have risen rapidly in the past couple years, from mini-amusement parks to art galleries. And further down south to the old reliable that is […]