B/TV: BENCH/ Holiday 2015 – Behind the Scenes

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 […]

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 […]

The Karpos Kids do Christmas – A Bench Meets Special

Words by Margarita Buenaventura Doing business with one’s family usually comes with a warning label: Don’t. But for siblings Steph, John, and Nicole Uy, it seems that there’s no one else they’d rather work with. And it looks like their family dynamic works, anyway: in a little over two years, their production company Karpos Multimedia […]

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 X BENCH BITES: Mari Jas Makes Gingerbread Granola

Film by Isabelle Toledo  I  Production Design by Ina Jacobe  I  Shot on location at the Scavolini Showroom  Words by Margarita Buenaventura When you want your yuletide presents to fill the heart as well as the stomach, it’s best to give something that came straight out of your own kitchen. Television host and model Mari […]

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 […]