The hottest show on earth: The BENCH/ Fashion Show through the years

Before the big show on Saturday, we take a look back at some of the underwear and denim show’s most iconic moments. The BENCH/ underwear and denim show has been a pop culture phenomenon since the beginning of the new millennium. Nothing gets an arena filled to the brim screaming on the top of their […]

Mark Striegl tells us his secret to getting that BENCH/ Body

Mark “Mugen” Striegl is a beast. He’s one of BENCH/ Body’s newest ambassadors, and with that insane body, you wouldn’t think twice about why he got the job. I mean, just look at him go. On normal days, the MMA fighter averages four to six hours in the gym, doing cardio, conditioning with weights, sparring, […]

The A-Z of BENCH/ Body

Now you know your ABCs. What is sexy? It sounds like a pretty simple question, but really, it’s made up of many different layers. What’s sexy for me may be different for you; what gets you excited may not be the same as the person next to you. Maybe it’s washboard abs or a dominating […]

We get undressed with the sexiest bodies on Instagram (Part 2 of 2)

Photos by Patrick Diokno Styled by Andrea Ang Make-up and grooming by Nicole Ceballos, Slo Lopez, and Keirlo Velasco The hotness continues. Picture this: It’s a normal, boring weekday and you’re at work, scrolling through your feed during your lunch break. Everything’s a little too bland for your tastes; even the seemingly endless food posts […]

We get undressed with the sexiest bodies on Instagram (Part 1 of 2)

Photos by Patrick Diokno Styled by Andrea Ang Make-up and grooming by Nicole Ceballos, Slo Lopez, and Keirlo Velasco It’s getting hot in here. The wonderful age of the Internet has allowed us unbridled access to vast amounts of information. It’s also enabled us to connect and share memories with our friends and loved ones […]

How to get that BENCH/ Body: We get to know some of Manila’s top fitness instructors

We ask the question on everyone’s minds. Getting fit and signing up for a gym is usually a topic that comes up at the start of the year. But this time, since we’re right around the corner from the hottest underwear show of the year, we’re bringing it up anyway. Ogling at all that skin […]

When the sun goes down: a peek at the making of #BenchUnderTheStars

Photography by Kitkat Pajaro The behind-the-scenes look you’ve been waiting for. You’ve seen campaign, the videos, the billboards on Guadalupe. It’s official: the Bench 30th Anniversary Fashion Show is here. Get ready to breathe in countless muscled bodies, svelte curves, and piercing stares down the runway. Can you handle it? It’s certainly going to be […]