The Merry Modern Family – a BENCH Christmas Card Special

  If you’ve seen enough holiday movies, you’ll know that there’s as much friction in family gatherings as there is festivity. Siblings will squabble, babies will cry, and there’ll be that one uncle delivering a drunken tirade before passing out in front of the television. No matter the tension, it’s togetherness that defines the holidays—the […]

BENCH/Beats: SUMMER – Music Video & Playlist

Words by Margarita Buenaventura Summer makes everything hot and sticky. With more sun and skin, it’s the sexiest time of the year. Inspired by all the beach boys and babes marching to the beach this season, B/BLOG assembled a “SUMMER” soundtrack on our official Spotify station, accompanied by a sweet little music video you can […]

“Naked Truth” Go-Sees: The Body-Beautiful & The Damned

The BENCH underwear show has become the ultimate unveiling of our country’s most genetically superior. This parade of raging abdominals and meticulously groomed body hair is the cream of the half-naked crop. But amid such fantasy, forgotten are the show’s realities. To accomplish the sexiest of nights, a series of whole-day castings are held. Countless aspirants […]

BENCH MEETS: Samantha Humphries

Walking onto the set of our photo shoot, Sam Humphries wore a gauzy cream dress and beat-up boots, laces untied. It’s as if the 18-year-old had hitchhiked from the woods—or from nowhere, really. With her wild hair and elven features, the model (and little sis to actress Carla Humphries) has landed photo shoots spanning Preview […]