#BenchBodyLanguage: Century Tuna Superbods Finalists Ameen & Tanya

There’s only so much you can tell a person to inspire fitness. Oftentimes, a body of evidence is necessary: slits across hips, toned arms, a tight stomach. For the past 10 years, Century Tuna Superbods has sent out a parade of those bodies—the sort you desire, but more so that spur a desire to get […]

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 […]

BENCH MEETS Mano Gonzales

24-year-old artist Mano Gonzales has drawn himself quite a following. His portraits reveal humanity rendered raw and in painful detail, landing him a slew of exhibits that include one held at the Picasso Hotel early this year. A recent collaboration with BJ Pascual and portraits commissioned by the likes of Isabelle Daza have gotten more […]

b/TV: CATRIONA DOES VALENTINE’S

Catriona Gray is no stranger to singing out of her comfort zone. “My second gig ever, I was in my underwear—in front of so many people,” she says of performing at Bench Universe last year, clad in mesh panties while singing Christina Perri’s “Jar of Hearts.”