#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 […]

Screen Romance – #LongDistanceRelationshipGoals

Thanks to the sophisticated ways we communicate these days, the long-distance relationship is no longer myth. Chad Pantig and Maan Marquez play a couple that is at odds geographically (one’s in Manila, the other one’s in New York) but slays romantically. With a sweet Viber voicemail or flirty Facetime every now and then, two people can […]

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. […]