There’s Still Time

You probably can’t count how many lazy Saturday afternoons you’ve spent together, but this one is different. You’re no longer playing house, you’re talking about building a future together. Photographer JL Javier paints a suburban love story where Kit Thompson is the guy who decides that the girl next door is the woman he wants to spend the rest […]

The New Kids

When you transfer to a new school, it takes a while to learn how things work. Kids can be cold, classes can be a drag, and awkwardness meets you at every school corner. BENCH BLOG captures these new student blues in a fashion story featuring Bench FIX ambassadors Neil Dy and Kira Balinger, two kids […]

B/ A.M. – Bench Beginnings: Pam Celeridad, Visual Artist

Words by Margarita Buenaventura Mornings are sacred. It’s where our rituals begin, whether that’s breakfast with loved ones or our first mouse clicks through what’s happening in the world. It sets the tone for the rest of the day: waking up on the right side of the bed is usually good, while spilling coffee 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 […]

A Human Holiday Moment with Nikki Luna & Mikee Carrion

As frequently as Nikki Luna explores the Philippines for her Rappler travel show #SharePH, there’s definitely no keeping her from being home for the holidays. In a year that saw her work exhibited at Art Stage Singapore and a solo show at Silverlens, the acclaimed artist, activist, and HUMAN endorser has been due for a […]

My True Love Gave to Me

There’s an undeniable magic to Christmas morning. The feeling of warmth from Michael Bublé holiday covers, the excitement of opening presents, and the abundance of still-delicious noche buena leftovers—unmatched by anything else, really. Presenting a merry morning, B/BLOG shoots a couple spending an intimate Christmas day together in their new Rockwell Primaries apartment. In cozy sweaters and […]

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 […]