#BeAwesomeToSomebody: Mark Bustos For Bench Barbers, A December Look Back

As we are nearing the end of this month (and the end of this year— 2017, here we come!), we’d like to look back on one of the amazing things that happened this December—the birth of Bench Barbers, and partnering with the amazing Mark Bustos. Last December 10, 2016, Bench introduced its newest venture, Bench Barbers, […]

#RAFExBENCH, BACKSTAGE BEFORE THE SHOW

Photography by Beatrice Faicol Interviews by George Evan Dungca You could feel the rush of a New York minute at the launch of designer Rafe Totengco’s capsule collection for BENCH. Covering the runway and walls of the Bench Tower Basement were the successive stripes of countless pedestrian lanes, overwhelming enough to become hypnotic. Rafe Totengco […]

B/TV: “6200: Mission Possible” – Compassion Over Clothing

In making quality clothing accessible to the Filipino people, BENCH knows how important it is to provide a person’s basic needs. Since Yolanda struck last year, devastated areas such as Ormoc City have sought aid more lasting than just food, drink, and shelter. Fishermen who lost their boats during the typhoon have lost the means […]