B/TV: Summer Rules – “Hydrate”

Summer—a time we associate with fun under the sun. But with any sort of fun, there are fundamentals to remember. To live life with flavor and make the most of the season, B/BLOG offers some summer rules to follow. Keeping things light and sexy, this B/TV series demonstrates how to look good while getting physical; […]

B/TV x Bench Bites: Fruit & Nut Clusters By CMBV

Video by Isabelle Toledo We may have had our fill of chocolate during the love month but that doesn’t mean we have to kick our craving the rest of the year. With summer’s heat approaching, there’s only one thing to do: melt that chocolate. As studly chocolatiers Christian Valdes and Marvin Bagube of CMBV Confectionaires […]

B/TV: “Nice to Meet Me” – A Celebration of Singlehood

By now, you may have spotted BENCH’s “Love All Kinds of Love” campaign along EDSA. While the billboards elevate and equalize love in all its forms, we shouldn’t forget about the relationship that keeps us loving—the one you have with yourself. Even without a date or mate this Valentine’s, one can be perfectly fine on […]

B/TV: The Morning After

All clothes by BENCH  I  Directed by Sarie Cruz  I  Styling & Production Design by Carla Villanueva  I  Makeup by Pong Niu & Anton Patdu  I  Hair by Marben Talanay Behind-the-Scenes photos by Francisco Nuñez You had to come from some sort of mess in order to start fresh. In B/TV’s first fashion short with […]

B/TV: BENCH/ Holiday 2014 – Behind the Scenes

To intensify the Christmas spirit, BENCH turns on the star power. For the brand’s holiday collection, your favorite Benchsetters put on festive apparel for the Yuletide season. The boys donned striped sweaters and sharp jackets, busting a move or two for the cameras, while the girls batted their lashes in warm-toned tops and floral print […]

B/TV: Kiana Valenciano Dresses For Christmas

Film by Jake Jereza & Bardo Wu  I  Makeup by Meiko Kato  I  Hair by Rhoy Cervantes  I  Styling by Sam Potenciano Words by Margarita Buenaventura Crooning her favorite carol, Kiana Valenciano shares her love for Christmas. In this B/TV holiday special, the singer, designer, and blogger shares fond memories of holidays’ past while getting […]

B/TV: Arnold Van Opstal Dresses for Christmas

All clothes by BENCH I Directed & Edited by Bardo Wu and Jake Jereza I Grooming by Meiko Kato I Styling by Sam Potenciano I Special thanks to Paula Punla   Green Archer Arnold Van Opstal is seeing more green and red these days what with Christmas fast approaching. Through this B/TV holiday special, AVO […]

B/TV: BENCH BITES with Chef Josh Boutwood

All clothes by BENCH  I  Photography by Ina Jacobe  I  Video Directed & Edited by Isabelle Toledo As the chef behind the Bistro Group that owns restaurants like Italianni’s and T.G.I. Friday’s, Josh Boutwood has likely fed your entire family. His kitchens have dished out the sort of festive grub that goes well with beer and […]

B/TV: FIX’D UP – Daniel Padilla Hair Tutorial

Directed & Edited by Jake Jereza and Bardo Wu Modeled by Patrik Franksson of IM Agency Manila From Lee Min Ho to the 1D boys, it seems the bolder your hair, the bigger your star. While you have neither a great marketing team or the fame that follows from such, head-turning hair is a good […]

Bench/ EDITED – Fashion Film Super-Post

Ads in Monocle magazine and an upcoming collaboration with international designer Albertus Swanepoel are proof that BENCH has truly gone global. Through the brand’s EDITED stores, however, it also offers a view of essential design from around the world. Besides premium pieces from BENCH, Edited stores have also begun carrying items from distinctive foreign brands. […]